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Whitney Hicks

Nurse Whitney Hicks ’15 studies, teaches and serves
Jun 7, 2021

While pursuing her Ph.D. in nursing education, Whitney Hicks ’15 works as a nurse at Duke Regional Hospital and serves as a clinical instructor in A...

Jennifer Robinson

Tele-learning while telecommuting: Jennifer Robinson pursues a bachelor’s degree in nursing at App State
Jun 4, 2021

Jennifer Robinson works — and studies — from the comfort of her home office in Marion. She is a utilization review nurse with Catawba Va...

Caroline Monroe

App State’s Caroline Monroe: Providing critical care and compassion to patients
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Monroe has spent most of the past year with COVID-19 patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Charlotte — while pursuing her Bachelor of...

Jenny Corriher

App State alumna Jenny Corriher ’18: Labor, delivery and ‘rocking babies’
Jun 2, 2021

When she was growing up, Jennifer Corriher ’18 dreamed of “rocking babies.” Now she holds a B.S. in nursing from App State and serves as a labor...

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North Carolina's Heroes of Healing
Jun 1, 2021

Editor's Note: Dr. Phoebe Pollitt retired as an associate professor of nursing at Appalachian State University in 2019. As a nurse, an educator and a ...

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement. For the first time sinc...

Rosalind Barber

BCHS Graduate Speaker Rosalind Barber
May 11, 2021

Rosalind Barber obtained her BSN nursing degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 and a graduate degree (MSN) in Nurse Publ...

Jennifer Blackburn

BCHS Undergraduate Speaker Jenny Blackburn
May 11, 2021

Jenny Blackburn, a senior Appalachian State University student majoring in Athletic Training, is from Oak Ridge, North Carolina. Blackburn w...

Beth Fiske

Dr. Beth Fiske is the Beaver College of Health Sciences Mace Bearer
May 10, 2021

Dr. Beth Fiske has been a faculty member in the Department of Nursing at Appalachian State since 2014 and most recently served as an Associate Profess...

First on scene: Clinical simulations prepare App State athletic training students
Apr 27, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Athletic training students at Appalachian State University recently put their skills to the test during a series of simulated clinical...