Join the Team Beaver Making Strides as we Walk to Defeat ALS 
Saturday, March 30, 2019.


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.


Heather Canipe

From volunteer to director — Appalachian alumna forges a career and makes a difference

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — An experience as a student volunteer while at Appalachian State University sparked a career path for Heather Canipe ’08 ...

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Tom Moore Memorial 5K

On Saturday, April 13, students from the Appalachian State University's Recreation Management program, in collaboration with Health Promotion for Facu...

Dr. Melissa Weddell

Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences announces new chair

By Audrey T. GurkinBOONE, NC — Dr. Melissa Weddell accepted the position of Department Chair after a national search for the Department of Recreatio...

Bryan Belcher

Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences announces new director

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — Collaboration and clinical service for rural Western North Carolina are hallmarks of the newly opened Beaver...

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