Educating for life

The Beaver College of Health Sciences prepares well-educated and highly qualified professionals, conducts innovative research, and promotes community engagement to improve people's health - physically, emotionally and socially.

The Beaver College of Health Sciences strives to be the preeminent and most comprehensive academic center for health professions in western North Carolina. The college prides itself on innovation and collaboration in education, scholarship and service that produces high quality graduates, attracting superior faculty and staff, and transforming health and quality of life for the communities we serve.

News & Events

  • Recreation Management faculty helps secure grant funding for local park
    Recreation Management senior lecturer Kristian Jackson and Boone Area Cyclists were awarded a $10,000 grant from the KEEN Effect Grant Program to support the construction of new trails at Rocky Knob...
  • Beaver College of Health Sciences to host employee health fair
    BOONE- The Beaver College of Health Sciences will hold the “Harvest Your Health” employee health fair on Friday, October 30 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Grandfather Ballroom of the Plemmons Student...
  • Congresswoman Foxx addresses graduating nursing students at ceremony
    U.S. Representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district Virginia Foxx addressed graduates and guests at Appalachian’s Department of Nursing RN to BSN Graduation Pinning & Honors...
  • Physical Education professor named teacher of the year by state association
    Professor of Physical Education Teacher Education Scott Townsend was selected as the 2015 College/University Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Physical Education...
  • High Country Half Marathon draws near
    BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) in the Appalachian State University Beaver College of Health Sciences announces the High Country...


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Frederick K. Whitt
Founding Dean
Shelli McGinnis
Business Officer
Eveline Watts
Administrative Assistant
Chris Shore
Communications Specialist
Ari Harris
Director of Development 

Phone: 828-262-8145
Fax: 828-262-8147
D. D. Dougherty Hall
Room 150
ASU Box 32170
Boone, NC 28608


Tina Proctor
Director of Advising & Academic Support
Phone: 828-262-8590
102 Edwin Duncan Hall

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