Stable child care in Watauga County would add 300 employees to the local economy, study finds
May 17, 2024

Insufficient child care is keeping 300 individuals out of the labor pool in Watauga County, a new study estimates....

Black and Gold Leadership Award Recipients

Three Reich College of Education Students Recognized at Black and Gold Leadership Awards Ceremony
May 7, 2024

Three Reich College of Education (RCOE) students were recognized at the Black and Gold Leadership Awards hosted by Appalachian State University’s Cl...

Students in "Antebellum Slavery in Appalachia" course design exhibit for Lenoir's Fort Defiance
May 7, 2024

Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences and Reich College of Education collaborated to create an...

Less college debt + more lifetime earnings = the App State advantage
May 7, 2024

Is a college degree a good investment? At Appalachian State University, the answer is clear: An App State education continues to be a pathway to a bet...

Faculty and College Access Partnerships Staff Present at AERA
Apr 30, 2024

Multiple Reich College of Education faculty and College Access Partnerships staff presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) an...

Wooten named teacher of the year
Apr 25, 2024

Wilkes Central High School social studies teacher Breanna Wooten was recognized as the Wilkes County Schools’ 2024-25 teacher of the year Tuesday ni...

Sarah LaFrance

Alumni Update: Sarah LaFrance ’20
Apr 23, 2024

Sarah LaFrance, originally from Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, graduated from Appalachian State University with a Master of Arts in student affairs administ...