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Maintaining wellness in uncertain times — tips from a public health major and peer educator
Sep 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Senior public health major Caroline Pruitt works to spread the good news about wellness and how fellow students can take bet...

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App State to launch American Sign Language minor in fall 2020, expand course offerings
Aug 13, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — This fall, Appalachian State University students will have increased opportunities to study American Sign Language (ASL) through the u...

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Appalachian Continues to Provide Services in its Interprofessional Clinic
Jul 24, 2020

By Bryan Belcher and Gary McCulloughBoone, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Interprofessional Clinic is open for business! As part of The ...

he four Appalachian State University faculty selected for the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pictured, from left to right, are Dr. Megen Culpepper, assistant professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Leah Hamilton, associate professor in the Department of Social Work; Dr. Vicky Klima, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences; and Dr. Rachel Wilson, associate professor in the

‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program
Jul 22, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Four Appalachian State University faculty have been accepted into the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program spo...

The 3-year-old pictured uses an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Photo submitted

3-year-old finds his voice through App State’s Communication Disorders Clinic
Jul 17, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — “How do you thank someone for giving your child his voice?” This question comes from the mother of a 3-year-old wh...

Ashley Shapiro

Ashley Shapiro's path to Occupational Therapy
Jul 15, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — Ashley Shapiro graduated from Appalachian State University in 2011 with a degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish....

Tess Ortiz

BSN Graduate is recognized for her commitment to high quality care
Jul 14, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Tess Ortiz, who graduated from Appalachian State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, ...

Lynn Heinmuller Fisher

App State alumna makes the best of disasters and emergencies
Jun 10, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — For Appalachian State University alumna Lynn Heinmuller Fisher ’97, making the best out of the worst is a professional calling. Fish...

Yancey Luft

Yancey Luft awarded The Cone Health Nursing Excellence Award
Jun 8, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — Yancey Luft graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Appalachian State University. Si...

Megan Campany

Megan Campany chooses Mayo Clinic for medical school
Jun 3, 2020

By Audrey GurkinBoone, N.C. — When Megan Campany chose Appalachian State for her undergraduate degree, she was one of those students who knew what s...