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Fuel up for success with the new Rise Market + Bakery
Nov 21, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Helping Appalachian State University’s health sciences community stay fueled for success and good health is a top priority for the n...

Dylan Harris and Alexandra Stivers

Military couple pursues degrees together in Beaver College of Health Sciences
Nov 9, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — A military couple who served in the U.S. Navy together is now pursuing degrees in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of H...

Special Olympics Tennis

Special Olympics Watauga County Expo — Appalachian State University students lend a hand
Nov 6, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Mountaineer volunteers made an impact at the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Watauga County Sports Expo last wee...

Chef Monica Smith

At Appalachian, chef Monica Smith 'put some meat to her love of food'
Nov 5, 2018

For celebrity chef Monica Smith '94, a native of Gastonia and alumna of Appalachian State University, the answer to the oft-debated question, "What ca...

Caleb Ruiz performing a bench press

October is 'Exercise is Medicine Month' at Appalachian
Oct 31, 2018

What if, instead of taking a prescribed pill, the doctor’s orders were as simple as taking a walk with a friend, choosing the steps over the elevato...

Ann Sekutowski

Appalachian-community partnership serves Boone residents in need with Grab and Go Meal Program
Oct 29, 2018

 A sustainable answer to local food insecurity is being served up — one hot, nutritious meal at a time — by students in Appalachian State Uni...

Ruthanne Combs

An educator for life
Oct 25, 2018

Ruthanne Combs graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a degree in Health Promotion (which has since transitioned to a Public Health ...

Dr. Nancy Orel

Transforming Health Series Lecture
Oct 23, 2018

The lectures facilitated by Dr. Nancy Orel on the topic of "Opioid Misuse and Addiction Among Older Adults," were well attended with approximatel...

Food Pantry

The Appalachian Community tackles hunger in the High Country
Oct 23, 2018

Scores of Appalachian students, staff and faculty aided by area volunteers are doing research and donating time and energy to ameliorate hunger in the...

Chancellor at community feast

Appalachian's Community FEaST 2018 serves dialogue around sustainable food as main course
Oct 22, 2018

Approximately 300 members of the Appalachian State University Community — including students, faculty, staff and administrators — and the local Bo...