In January, Alex Edmisten ’03, second from right, visited Appalachian State University to deliver a check for $36,000 from the NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation that will support App State’s Anderson Reading Clinic and Charles and Geneva Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic. In April, Edmisten returned to the university to deliver a check for $22,000 from the Hillery H. Rink Jr. Fund, also in support of the two clinics. Edmisten is pictured with App State’s Dr. Marie Huff, dean of the Beaver

App State’s donations from Scottish Rite exceed $2 million
May 20, 2022

For more than 60 years, Appalachian State University has benefited from sustained support from Scottish Rite organizations in North Carolina. The cont...

Dr. Joy James, mace bearer for the college's commencement ceremony

Beaver College of Health Sciences Honoring 652 Grads In Spring '22 Commencement
Apr 29, 2022

By Amanda MlekushSpring 2022 commencement for the Appalachian State University Beaver College of Health Sciences is scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 1 ...

Maurisha Carney is one of the students chosen to share their words of wisdom

14 Spring '22 Health Sciences Grads Share App State Memories and Advice
Apr 28, 2022

By Amanda MlekushThe Beaver College of Health Sciences is honoring 14 exemplary graduates by asking them to share their favorite Appalachian State Uni...

App State alumnus Dr. Ed Rankin ’79, right, and his wife, Thuy Le, of Dallas, Texas, contributed funds to launch a camp for adolescents who stutter, to be held annually on the App State campus beginning summer 2023. They are pictured in front of App State’s Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Alum's donation paves the way for new speech therapy camp at App State
Apr 19, 2022

Approximately 5% to 10% of children stutter during their childhood — though most outgrow the condition. However, for about 1% of the population...

Photo of a stethoscope with App State logo

App State’s RN to BSN program receives scholarship support for students in Western NC
Apr 14, 2022

Students from select areas in Western North Carolina will have new opportunities to receive scholarship support for App State’s RN to BSN progr...

Melissa Bryan and Melissa Gutschall

App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 7, 2022

Two BCHS faculty from the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management, Melissa Bryan and Dr. Melissa Gutschall, share what they learned through...

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2022 Student Awards Ceremony
Apr 7, 2022

The Beaver College of Health Sciences celebrated the 25 student recipients of our Academic Awards, Leadership Awards, and Graduate Awards on April 6, ...

New Department and Name Change in the Beaver College of Health Sciences
Mar 31, 2022

The Beaver College of Health Sciences is creating a new Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (RHS) that will launch on July 1, 2022. This collaborati...

Photo of the Celebration of Giving event

2022 Celebration of Giving
Mar 21, 2022

The Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) recently hosted its first Celebration of Giving in three years. This event was created to help the colleg...

Photo of Commencement

Honoring Fall 2021 Graduates
Dec 9, 2021

The Beaver College of Health Sciences is proud to recognize seven of our oustanding fall 2021 graduates:  Miranda Pennachi, Maddie Osborne, Sophi...