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How to navigate the return to in-person activities
Aug 5, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — More than a year of social isolation due to COVID-19 has caused many people to fall out of practice regarding how to be with others in person, according to Dr.

Brett Strader

Meet Brett Strader
Jul 1, 2021

By Audrey Gurkin

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App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Nancy Patterson ’16, of Auburn, Alabama, received a Fulbright ETA to Mexico.

Whitney Hicks

Nurse Whitney Hicks ’15 studies, teaches and serves
Jun 7, 2021

While pursuing her Ph.D.
Jennifer Robinson

Tele-learning while telecommuting: Jennifer Robinson pursues a bachelor’s degree in nursing at App State
Jun 4, 2021

Jennifer Robinson works — and studies — from the comfort of her home office in Marion.
Caroline Monroe

App State’s Caroline Monroe: Providing critical care and compassion to patients
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Monroe has spent most of the past year with COVID-19 patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Charlotte — while pursuing her Ba
Jenny Corriher

App State alumna Jenny Corriher ’18: Labor, delivery and ‘rocking babies’
Jun 2, 2021

When she was growing up, Jennifer Corriher ’18 dreamed of “rocking babies.” Now she holds a B.S.
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North Carolina's Heroes of Healing
Jun 1, 2021

Editor's Note: Dr. Phoebe Pollitt retired as an associate professor of nursing at Appalachian State University in 2019.

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement.

Rosalind Barber

BCHS Graduate Speaker Rosalind Barber
May 11, 2021

Rosalind Barber obtained her BSN nursing degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 and a graduate degree (MSN) in Nurse...

Jennifer Blackburn

BCHS Undergraduate Speaker Jenny Blackburn
May 11, 2021

Jenny Blackburn, a senior Appalachian State University student majoring in Athletic Training, is from Oak Ridge, North Carolina.