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Dr. Charlotte Baker and Dr. Margaret Barth

Alumna Dr. Charlotte Baker believes and lives Appalachian's values
Jan 14, 2019

Dr. Charlotte Baker (left) pictured with Dr. Margaret Barth at the American Public Health Association Conference, Nov. 2018. Photo submitted. Dr....

Dr. Jordan Hazelwood

Dr. Jordan Hazelwood prepares students in team collaboration for patient care
Jan 7, 2019

By Audrey Gurkin and Linda Coutant BOONE, N.C. — To make a proper diagnosis, speech-language pathologist Dr. Jordan Hazelwood ma...

Communication Sciences and Disorders students wrapping presents

Communication Sciences and Disorders students show generous holiday spirit
Jan 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students, Margaret Carpenter and Elizabeth Nolen, coordinated the Second A...

Honoring, praising and congratulating Appalachian's graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement
Dec 17, 2018

Pictured left to right: Provost Darrell Kruger, Eunice McSwain and Beaver College of Health Sciences Dean Marie Huff. Photo submitted.Boone, N.C. — ...

Dr. Rebecca Kappus

8 tips for a happy healthy heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert
Dec 5, 2018

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

ASC Centers operate through an interdisciplinary team of school personnel, Appalachian graduate students and Appalachian faculty who, together, discuss each student referral’s issues and needs. Here, Dr. Kurt Michael, second from right, and Jennifer Wandler, Watauga High School social worker and ASC coordinator, look at a computer file as other ASC Center team members look on. Photo by Marie Freeman

Teens and mental health
Dec 3, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Kurt Michael says he got “a front-seat view of human suffering” while volunteering for a crisis line for three years as a psyc...

Susan Ballard

Appalachian alumna is Honolulu's first female police chief
Nov 27, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — In 1982, Susan Ballard ’79 shelled out $89 for a one-way ticket to Honolulu, Hawaii, with no firm career plans or living arrangement...

Rise Market & Bakery Sign

Fuel up for success with the new Rise Market + Bakery
Nov 21, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Helping Appalachian State University’s health sciences community stay fueled for success and good health is a top priority for the n...

Dylan Harris and Alexandra Stivers

Military couple pursues degrees together in Beaver College of Health Sciences
Nov 9, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — A military couple who served in the U.S. Navy together is now pursuing degrees in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of H...

Special Olympics Tennis

Special Olympics Watauga County Expo — Appalachian State University students lend a hand
Nov 6, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Mountaineer volunteers made an impact at the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Watauga County Sports Expo last wee...