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, attracts superior faculty and staff, and transforms health and quality of life for the communities we serve.


Rebecca Battista

Dr. Rebecca Battista named President of the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Rebecca Battista, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, was named President-Elect of the Southeastern American Col...

Public Health accreditation

Congratulations to the Public Health Program for receiving accreditation status. The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited the Publ...

Ashley Venable

Travel abroad brings more than new experiences

According to Ashley Venable, a Recreation Management major, one of her most transformational experiences at Appalachian State University was having th...

Holmes Center

BCHS student-athletes recognized for academic performance

We are excited to be celebrating another year of high academic achievement among our student-athletes. In fact, we are recognizing 297 student-athelet...

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