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BCHS Offers First Residential Learning Course
Jan 15, 2019

Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) at Appalachian State University provide students with a unique housing opportunity where they can live and lea...

Mollie Mellishrencken

New initiative, staff position aim to reduce jail recidivism
Jan 15, 2019

BOONE — A new initiative to reduce recidivism at the Watauga County jail is already receiving positive feedback, with one inmate calling it an “in...

Dr. Charlotte Baker and Dr. Margaret Barth

Alumna Dr. Charlotte Baker believes and lives Appalachian's values
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Charlotte Baker (left) pictured with Dr. Margaret Barth at the American Public Health Association Conference, Nov. 2018. Photo submitted. Dr....

Dr. Jordan Hazelwood

Dr. Jordan Hazelwood prepares students in team collaboration for patient care
Jan 7, 2019

By Audrey Gurkin and Linda Coutant BOONE, N.C. — To make a proper diagnosis, speech-language pathologist Dr. Jordan Hazelwood ma...

Communication Sciences and Disorders students show generous holiday spirit
Jan 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students, Margaret Carpenter and Elizabeth Nolen, coordinated the Second A...

Honoring, praising and congratulating Appalachian's graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
Dec 17, 2018

Pictured left to right: Provost Darrell Kruger, Eunice McSwain and Beaver College of Health Sciences Dean Marie Huff. Photo submitted.Boone, N.C. — ...

8 tips for a happy healthy heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert
Dec 5, 2018

By Dr. Rebecca KappusDepartment of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State UniversityThe holiday season is here, and so is one of the unhealthi...

Teens and mental health
Dec 3, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Kurt Michael says he got “a front-seat view of human suffering” while volunteering for a crisis line for three years as a psyc...

Susan Ballard

Appalachian alumna is Honolulu's first female police chief
Nov 27, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — In 1982, Susan Ballard ’79 shelled out $89 for a one-way ticket to Honolulu, Hawaii, with no firm career plans or living arrangement...

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...