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BCHS faculty featured in Parks and Recreation Magazine
Apr 10, 2018

J. Joy James, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Recreation Management, Becki A. Battista, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Richard...

Aakriti Agrawal

Honors College grad enjoys holistic aspect of physical therapy
Apr 10, 2018

Aakriti Agrawal graduated in 2017 with a degree in Exercise Science (BS) – Pre-Professional from Appalachian State University’s Beaver C...

Marie Huff speaking at Celebration of Giving

The Beaver College of Health Sciences holds its 1st Annual Celebration of Giving
Mar 30, 2018

Pictured left to right: Kacie Adkins, Marissa Vernon, keynote speaker Maria Vernon and Dean Marie Huff. Photo by Marie Freeman. The Beaver Colleg...

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New study by Appalachian Human Performance Laboratory finds banana compounds act as COX-2 inhibitor
Mar 29, 2018

About the studyTwenty male and female cyclists completed four 75-km time trials after an overnight fast ingesting Cavendish and mini yellow bananas th...

Richard Sparks

Richard Sparks reflects on teaching, learning and partnerships
Mar 27, 2018

By Audrey GurkinSometimes in life, things come full circle. Richard Sparks, a two-time graduate of Appalachian who holds a bachelor’s degree in heal...

Bliss Hemric

Bliss Hemric elected President of the North Carolina Speech Hearing & Language Association
Mar 19, 2018

Bliss Hemric, M.A., CCC-SLP, a Clinical Educator in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was recently elected as President of the N...

Jean Bernard

'A nurturing investment' in student success
Mar 12, 2018

Jean Bernard, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N. worked in a variety of clinical settings as a nurse before becoming a college professor, serving patients of open he...

Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program announces 2018 winners
Feb 28, 2018

Appalachian’s 2018 Innovation Scholars: back row, left to right: Nicholas Shaw, Tammy Kowalczyk and Beth Davison; front row, left to right: Richard ...

Appalachian's SBIRT student training program receives additional funding from SAMHSA
Feb 26, 2018

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff at Appalachian State University has received $65,552 in continued funding from the Substance Abuse and ...

Rebecca Battista

Dr. Rebecca Battista named President of the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine
Feb 19, 2018

Dr. Rebecca Battista, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, was named President-Elect of the Southeastern American Col...