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.

News & Events

The power of estate giving

Phil ‘86 and Pam Hardin ‘85 are leaving a legacy at Appalachian because giving others a path for a good quality education is important to them bot...

Congratulations to BCHS scholar athletes

  During the homecoming football game on October 7, 2017, AppState Athletics recognized the university's scholar athletes with an on-field c...

Dr. Joy James receives the Academy of Leisure Sciences Innovation in Teaching Award

Dr. Joy James (pictured on right) receives Innovation in Teaching Award from The Academy of Leisure SciencesDr. J. Joy James, Associate Professor in R...

Nursing Homes Report on Emergency Preparedness Tasks: Has Progress Been Made?

Dr. Sandi Lane (left) and Dr. Elizabeth McGrady. In the wake of multiple disasters affecting nursing homes in the last decade, and more recently ...

College of Health Sciences named for alumnus

College of Health Sciences named for alumnus

The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care industry – Donald C. Beaver of Conover.

See the Future

Beaver College of Health Sciences New Building

BCHS new building set to open August 2018

BCHS new building set to open August 2018

Follow our progress  - view a live stream of the construction site!

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