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.


Beaver Scholars Inaugural Class

App State names 20 inaugural Beaver Scholars committed to improving regional health care

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — This fall, 20 students in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) started classes as...

Gabby Gil and Sarah Donovan

Collaboration at the border

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — This May, Dr. Brent James, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Sarah Donovan, Le...

EArtH Summer Camp participants

EArtH Summer Camp

Armed with cooking aprons, yoga mats and fitness tracking watches, a group of rambunctious kids took Leon Levine Hall by storm this summer. The Exerci...

Bear bread

Collaboration has a tremendous impact with the right partners and support

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — The Summer Literacy Program was administered by the Boone United Methodist Church and supported by a grant from the Du...

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