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Congratulations to our Beaver College of Health Sciences Student Athletes!
Feb 27, 2020

We are excited to be celebrating another year of high academic achievement among student-athletes. In fact, we are recognizing student-athletes, manag...

April Harrell

Surviving Hurricane Florence
Feb 25, 2020

By Audrey GurkinHanover County, N.C. — April Harrell is a two time graduate of Appalachian State University. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor o...

Social work students in Costa Rica

Living and learning abroad
Feb 3, 2020

By Audrey GurkinCosta Rica videoKristina Byerly and Kelsey Wilson, social work graduate students, had the opportunity to travel abroad this summer. Th...

The Mattie Godfrey Brady Endowed Scholarship
Jan 30, 2020

By Audrey GurkinA gift of givingFor Christmas this year Mattie Brady received a surprise gift from her father — an endowed nursing scholarship named...

Sarah Stidham

I would do it all over again
Jan 7, 2020

By Audrey GurkinSarah Stidham, a 2015 Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate, always knew she wanted to be a teacher. Her grandfather graduated...

Climate neutrality panels on top of Levine Hall

App State creates 'roadmap to climate neutrality'
Jan 6, 2020

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s new Climate Action Plan will be released April 22, 2020 — the 50th anniversary of E...

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The power of gratitude
Dec 4, 2019

By Linda CoutantBOONE, N.C. — To bring more happiness into your life, the trick truly may be as simple as counting your blessings....

Jordan Hazelwood and Leanna Pollack

Jumping Into Undergrad Research to Prepare for Success as a Medical SLP
Dec 3, 2019

By Leanna PollackAs undergrads, we tend to pack our summers with résumé-strengthening activities for grad school applications—camp counseling, sha...

healthy heart

8 tips for a health heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert
Nov 12, 2019

By Dr. Rebecca KappusDepartment of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State UniversityThe holiday season is here, and so is one of the unhealthi...

Stefan Frisch

Professor Stefan Frisch accepts Visiting Erskine Fellowship
Nov 4, 2019

Professor Stefan A. Frisch, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has accepted a Visiting Erskine Fellowship for Spring 2020 to be ...