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Nursing Homes Report on Emergency Preparedness Tasks: Has Progress Been Made?
Oct 3, 2017

Dr. Sandi Lane (left) and Dr. Elizabeth McGrady. In the wake of multiple disasters affecting nursing homes in the last decade, and more recently ...

Dr. Alisha Ferris

Drs. Zach and Alisha Farris address conservation and health crises in Madagascar
Sep 21, 2017

Finding his passion set Farris, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, on a journey that would take him deep...

Susan Dentzer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Transforming Health Series presents Susan Dentzer
Sep 19, 2017

This year’s speaker is Susan Dentzer, a frequent guest and commentator on the NewsHour and National Public Radio. Dentzer is the President and Chief...

Eric Frauman with students

Dr. Eric Frauman recognized as Appalachian's Faculty Member of Distinction
Sep 15, 2017

Dr. Eric Frauman is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education within the Beaver College of Health Scien...

Exercise Science graduate student awarded NSPF scholarship
Sep 13, 2017

Hannah Snyder, Exercise Science Graduate student at Appalachian State University was one of 13 academics awarded the 2017 National Swimming Pool Found...

Dr. J. Scott Townsend receives Faculty Excellence Award
Sep 5, 2017

Dr. J. Scott Townsend, professor in the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education, was one of the seven faculty and four staff member...

2017 Wilson Scholars Expedition group

Wilson Scholars 2017 Expedition
Aug 28, 2017

Pictured left to right, front row: Vinny Catino, Chelsea Crowley. Back row: Evan Malinchock, Sydney Shadrick, Joy Siler, Sydney Stoter, Jama Brookes, ...

Giving back
Aug 9, 2017

College was something Leah Bouchard knew from a very young age she was expected to do.  More so, it was something she knew she wanted to do. &nbs...

Mary Sheryl Horine

Mary Sheryl Horine makes her 'playground' a healthier, happier place to play
Aug 4, 2017

Mary Sheryl Horine grew up at Appalachian State University - literally. Her father was a professor at Appalachian State University and her home was ad...

N. Travis Triplett elected as first female President of National Strength and Conditioning Association
Aug 2, 2017

N. Travis Triplett, Ph.D., Professor of Exercise Science and Director of the Strength and Conditioning Concentrations for the Exercise Science Bachelo...