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Heather Canipe

From volunteer to director — Appalachian alumna forges a career and makes a difference
Mar 19, 2019

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — An experience as a student volunteer while at Appalachian State University sparked a career path for Heather Canipe ’08 ...

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Tom Moore Memorial 5K
Mar 5, 2019

On Saturday, April 13, students from the Appalachian State University's Recreation Management program, in collaboration with Health Promotion for Facu...

Dr. Melissa Weddell

Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences announces new chair
Feb 21, 2019

By Audrey T. GurkinBOONE, NC — Dr. Melissa Weddell accepted the position of Department Chair after a national search for the Department of Recreatio...

Bryan Belcher

Appalachian’s Beaver College of Health Sciences announces new director
Feb 20, 2019

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — Collaboration and clinical service for rural Western North Carolina are hallmarks of the newly opened Beaver...

Healthy Heart Collaboration

The right place at the right time
Feb 11, 2019

Phylissa Greeley (left) pictured with the Beaver College of Health Sciences Dean Mare Huff. Photo by Audrey Gurkin By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. ...

Appalachian student and Gilman Award recipient conducts independent study in Madagascar
Feb 6, 2019

During fall 2018, senior sustainable development major Patrick Ross embarked on the journey of a lifetime to the remote forest of Anjanahari...

Scholarship thank you

Appalachian's Beaver Scholars program aims to improve health care in region and beyond
Feb 4, 2019

By Audrey Gurkin BOONE, N.C. — Beginning fall 2019, 20 students in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) wi...

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....