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In January, Alex Edmisten ’03, second from right, visited Appalachian State University to deliver a check for $36,000 from the NC Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation that will support App State’s Anderson Reading Clinic and Charles and Geneva Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic. In April, Edmisten returned to the university to deliver a check for $22,000 from the Hillery H. Rink Jr. Fund, also in support of the two clinics. Edmisten is pictured with App State’s Dr. Marie Huff, dean of the Beaver

App State’s donations from Scottish Rite exceed $2 million
May 20, 2022

For more than 60 years, Appalachian State University has benefited from sustained support from Scottish Rite organizations in North Carolina.

Dr. Jessica Yang and Dr. Denise Levy

Social Work Alum Receives Community Impact Award
Nov 16, 2021

By Dr. Denise L. Levy, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Rebecca Lilijestrand

Changing Minds, Changing Lives: Fostering Resilience
Nov 10, 2021

Rebecca Liljestrand began her career with the Beaver College of Health Sciences as an adjunct professor in public health and nursing.

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App State team studies brain stimulation for ankle sprain rehab
Oct 19, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — If you’ve sprained your ankle once, it’s likely it has or will happen again.

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The Social Work Care Collaborative
Oct 7, 2021

Thanks to the support of the social work department chair, Lauren Renkert, and the expertise of Annette Ward, LCSW, the Social Work Care...

Sarah Brown and Amelia Rhodes

Two Honors students publish stories written in departmental Honors General Education course
Sep 29, 2021

Honors students Sarah Brown and Amelia Rhodes have each turned one of their individual pieces from ...

Brett Strader

Meet Brett Strader
Jul 1, 2021

By Audrey Gurkin

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App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Nancy Patterson ’16, of Auburn, Alabama, received a Fulbright ETA to Mexico.

Whitney Hicks

Nurse Whitney Hicks ’15 studies, teaches and serves
Jun 7, 2021

While pursuing her Ph.D.
Jennifer Robinson

Tele-learning while telecommuting: Jennifer Robinson pursues a bachelor’s degree in nursing at App State
Jun 4, 2021

Jennifer Robinson works — and studies — from the comfort of her home office in Marion.