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.


Robyn Seamon

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S. in nursing (RN–BSN) deg...

The best laid plans

Leslee Peeler with her daughter at Kindergarten orientation. Photo submitted.By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Leslee Peeler, a two-time graduate from App...

A dose of exercise: App State's HOPE lab partners with Park Rx to develop outdoor recreation database

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — If a walk in the park is what the doctor ordered, the team from Appalachian State University’s Healthy Outdoor Play ...

Kristin Agee - Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian celebrates its Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — at Spring 2019 Commencement

Vanna Lorraine Labi pictured above. Kristin Marie Agee pictured in thumbnail. Photos by Marie Freeman.  On Friday, May 10, Appalachian State...

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Healthy Connections Newsletter Cover Summer 2019

Appalachian Magazine

Cover of 2019 Appalachian Magazine