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Robyn Seamon

App State alumna helps the medical community understand Appalachian culture
Jul 9, 2019

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — When Robyn Seamon ’11 ’18 enrolled at Appalachian State University to pursue a B.S. in nursing (RN–BSN) deg...

The best laid plans
Jun 13, 2019

Leslee Peeler with her daughter at Kindergarten orientation. Photo submitted.By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Leslee Peeler, a two-time graduate from App...

A dose of exercise: App State's HOPE lab partners with Park Rx to develop outdoor recreation database
Jun 5, 2019

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — If a walk in the park is what the doctor ordered, the team from Appalachian State University’s Healthy Outdoor Play ...

Kristin Agee - Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian celebrates its Class of 2019 — nearly 4,000 students — at Spring 2019 Commencement
May 15, 2019

Vanna Lorraine Labi pictured above. Kristin Marie Agee pictured in thumbnail. Photos by Marie Freeman.  On Friday, May 10, Appalachian State...

Pham Phights

Pham Phights for Phit Phoods — nutrition student to promote AppEats on Instagram
May 3, 2019

By Elisabeth Wall BOONE, N.C. — Is “a healthy chocolate peanut butter cup” an oxymoron? Is Banana Nice Cream a thing? Is it possible t...

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NSSLHA Chapter at Appalachian State University Awarded 2019 Silver Chapter Honors
May 2, 2019

Boone, NC, May 1, 2019—The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA Chapter at Appalachian Stat...

Health care in a rural setting
Apr 30, 2019

By Jessica Stump BOONE, N.C. — Every Wednesday during February–April — save for university breaks — a group of nursing students donn...

Leah Bouchard

Making an Impact
Apr 19, 2019

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — From a very young age, Leah Bouchard knew that earning a college degree was expected of her. More importantly, it was so...

BCHS Student Award winners

BCHS Student Awards Ceremony 2018-2019
Apr 12, 2019

Boone, NC — On April 10, 2019, the Beaver College of Health Sciences held their annual Student Awards Ceremony and honored a total of 26 students fo...

Yoga at Bethel School

A partnership that supports Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child
Apr 8, 2019

By  Teri MitchellBoone, NC — On Wednesday, April 3 student majors from Health, Physical Education and Coaching (HPEC) provided instruction to s...