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High Country Half Marathon draws near
Aug 19, 2015

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) in the Appalachian State University Beaver Col...

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Registration for Girls on the Run begins August 10
Aug 19, 2015

BOONE—Local girls in grades 3 through 8 are invited to participate in Girls on the Run of the High Country (GOTR-HC). Registration for the fall seme...

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Communication Sciences and Disorders professor receives research and teaching award
Aug 18, 2015

Assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Dr. Louise Keegan was awarded a 2015-2016 Advancing Academic-Research Ca...

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Beaver College of Health Sciences receives grant to expand rural healthcare
Jul 24, 2015

BOONE—The Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has received a $175,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support...

Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community

Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community
May 18, 2015

BOONE- A technological upgrade to the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian State University will...

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Reducing the growth rate of costs and developing regional care networks are key to improving health care, says Community Care of North Carolina president
Apr 29, 2015

BOONE- National health care reform in the United States is a widely discussed current topic, but Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) president and...

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Nursing professor to publish second book on regional history of nursing
Apr 27, 2015

Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing Phoebe Ann Pollitt will have her second book on the history of nursing in North Carolina and the Appa...

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Nutrition instructor receives Excellence in Practice award
Apr 27, 2015

Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Paul Moore was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Practice Award from the Wei...

College joins alliance to increase minorities entering the health professions in North Carolina

College joins alliance to increase minorities entering the health professions in North Carolina
Mar 31, 2015

Former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, recently met with 20 colleges, organizations and health a...

The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care industry – Donald C. Beaver of Conover.

Appalachian’s College of Health Sciences named for Hickory-area businessman
Mar 27, 2015

BOONE—The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care indust...