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Chef Monica Smith

At Appalachian, chef Monica Smith 'put some meat to her love of food'
Nov 5, 2018

For celebrity chef Monica Smith '94, a native of Gastonia and alumna of Appalachian State University, the answer to the oft-debated question, "What ca...

Caleb Ruiz performing a bench press

October is 'Exercise is Medicine Month' at Appalachian
Oct 31, 2018

What if, instead of taking a prescribed pill, the doctor’s orders were as simple as taking a walk with a friend, choosing the steps over the elevato...

Ann Sekutowski

Appalachian-community partnership serves Boone residents in need with Grab and Go Meal Program
Oct 29, 2018

 A sustainable answer to local food insecurity is being served up — one hot, nutritious meal at a time — by students in Appalachian State Uni...

Ruthanne Combs

An educator for life
Oct 25, 2018

Ruthanne Combs graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a degree in Health Promotion (which has since transitioned to a Public Health ...

Dr. Nancy Orel

Transforming Health Series Lecture
Oct 23, 2018

The lectures facilitated by Dr. Nancy Orel on the topic of "Opioid Misuse and Addiction Among Older Adults," were well attended with approximatel...

Food Pantry

The Appalachian Community tackles hunger in the High Country
Oct 23, 2018

Scores of Appalachian students, staff and faculty aided by area volunteers are doing research and donating time and energy to ameliorate hunger in the...

Chancellor at community feast

Appalachian's Community FEaST 2018 serves dialogue around sustainable food as main course
Oct 22, 2018

Approximately 300 members of the Appalachian State University Community — including students, faculty, staff and administrators — and the local Bo...

Allison Farrell in Australia

Allison Farrell, Exercise Science Student and Her Study Abroad Adventure
Oct 16, 2018

Allison Farrell, pictured second from left on the bottom row with her fellow classmates. Photo submitted.This past summer, Allison Farrell, a junior e...

Dr. Wayne Miller and Joanna Lyall

All in the family
Oct 4, 2018

Pictured left to right: Dr. J. "Wayne" Miller, Joanna Miller Lyall, Kimmon Miller Pruitt and Katie Lyall. Photo submitted.Joanna Lyall ‘90, Associat...

The Thomas family

A fitting tribute
Sep 27, 2018

The family of Andy Thomas at the Leon Levine Hall Grand Opening. Photo submitted. Gene “Buddy” Thomas ‘06 wanted to honor his uncle Andy an...