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Jalyn Howard

Alumnus applies a different philosophy to health care management
Mar 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Jalyn Howard ’17, of Chapel Hill, is in the business of providing free health care to uninsured or underinsured patients with chroni...

Sarah Donovan

Sarah Donovan has been awarded the University College Excellence in Community Engagement Award
Mar 9, 2020

Sarah Donovan, lecturer in social work, has been awarded the University College Excellence in Community Engagement Award! Brian MacHarg, Director of A...

Appalachian alumna Amelia Bruce ’19, standing, prepares a study participant in order to measure the effect of brain stimulation on treating ankle injuries. Photo submitted

Research by App State alumna shows ankle injuries can be treated by targeting the brain
Mar 2, 2020

By Jan ToddBOONE, N.C. — Research conducted by Amelia Bruce ’19 while a graduate student at Appalachian State University suggests ankle injuries c...

Student Athletes

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....