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App State Employees Invited To Feb. 3 Mental Health Awareness Event
Jan 27, 2023

 The Beaver College of Health Sciences is sponsoring a Mental Health Panel Discussion and reception on Friday, Feb 3 , in Leon Levine's Dickson L...

Kristian Jackson who is smiling and wearing a bike helmet

Rec Management’s Kristian Jackson Receives Regional Community Service Award
Dec 3, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush Kristian Jackson has a gift for building communities. One of the recent ones Jackson has built over the past 10 years, the...

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BCHS December ‘22 Grads Share Their App State Highlights
Nov 23, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush In December, the Beaver College of Health Sciences will participate in Commencement exercises with more than 200 health science...

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College Presents Awards and Inducts 12 Leaders Into Trillium Society
Nov 4, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush The Beaver College of Health Sciences recently inducted 12 leaders into its inaugural Trillium Society, which recognizes and ce...

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Federal funding supports App State programs to prevent falls among older adults
Oct 4, 2022

With over a half-million dollars in awarded federal funding, Appalachian State University’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Instit...

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BCHS Professor Selected To Head International Pediatric Exercise Foundation
Sep 26, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush Beaver College of Health Sciences Professor Dr. Becki Battista has been elected the president-elect of the North American Socie...

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Three Faculty Selected To Chancellor’s Academy Share Insights On Leadership
Sep 9, 2022

Three members of the Beaver College of Health Sciences faculty have been invited to participate in the Chancellor's Academic Development Leadership Ac...

Will Adams, PhD, ATC, FACSM

Expert in Heat-Related Illnesses To Speak at App State Sept. 20
Sep 9, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush Dr. William M. Adams, an expert in hydration and heat-illness, with extensive research and clinical experience, will offer insi...

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Beaver College of Health Sciences Announces College Award Recipients
Aug 31, 2022

The Beaver College of Health Sciences recently held its opening meeting at Levine Hall, and announced recipients of its 2022 faculty and staff awards....

App State’s Lauren Sims, a speech-language pathology graduate student from Monroe, center in foreground, provides young students with directions for an activity in App State’s summer 2022 language and reading literacy program. The program, held as part of a summer literacy program offered at the Boone United Methodist Church, pairs healthy snack preparation and sampling with a speech-language pathology curriculum to help children improve their language and literacy skills. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Local youth snack their way to improved language, literacy skills through App State summer program
Aug 24, 2022

“Who doesn’t love snacks?” asks Karalee Cole, a speech-language pathologist and clinical educator in the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Sco...