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Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 17, 2024

 Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024 Commencement cerem...

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App State honors 27 students, faculty and staff at 2nd annual Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 9, 2024

 Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring these Mount...

A Tasty Partnership: Scholars Learn Nutritious Skills
May 8, 2024

By Amanda MlekushPhoto: Participants in the Scholars with Diverse Abilities program, joined by some Nutrition students, prepare brunch in the Levine H...

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BCHS Welcomes Development Director Jeff McPherson
May 8, 2024

By Amanda MlekushThe Beaver College of Health Sciences has welcomed Development Director Jeff McPherson, an experienced healthcare and education fundr...

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Less college debt + more lifetime earnings = the App State advantage
May 7, 2024

Is a college degree a good investment? At Appalachian State University, the answer is clear: An App State education continues to be a pathway to a bet...

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Rec Management's Weidmann Awarded For Helping Students
Apr 24, 2024

By Amanda MlekushDr. Susan Weidmann, (Recreation Management), was awarded the National Residence Hall Honorary of the Month for Outstanding Faculty/St...

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Health Sciences Students Share Health Info With Local Second Graders
Apr 24, 2024

By Amanda MlekushAbout 50 BCHS students representing the departments of Nursing, Nutrition and Public Health recently shared healthy habits and safety...

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App State, Blue Cross NC partner to expand outreach programs for aging adults
Apr 16, 2024

Appalachian State University has received $320,000 from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) to expand the Aging Well pro...

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Nutrition Students Share Medley of Fresh Foods and Healthy Habits With 750 Watauga County Students During Nutrition Month
Apr 11, 2024

By Amanda Mlekush A group of App State students studying Nutrition shared a medley of fresh foods and healthy eating habits with 750 local elemen...

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Chancellor’s Grant Funds Partnership To Create Local Food Network With County's Early Childhood Learning Centers
Apr 11, 2024

By Amanda Mlekush Preschool children across Watauga County may soon be tasting vegetables like leafy swiss chard and bell peppers grown by local ...