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App State Employees Invited To Feb. 3 Mental Health Awareness Event
Jan 27, 2023

 The Beaver College of Health Sciences is sponsoring a Mental Health Panel Discussion and reception on Friday, Feb 3 , in Leon Levine's Dickson Lecture Hall Room 103.  The event is open

Kristian Jackson who is smiling and wearing a bike helmet

Rec Management’s Kristian Jackson Receives Regional Community Service Award
Dec 3, 2022

By Amanda Mlekush 

Kristian Jackson has a gift for building communities. 

During clinical rotations, occupational therapy students will be able to provide services to clients who visit the outpatient clinics operated by App State’s Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services. The outpatient clinic at Levine Hall includes a simulated apartment, providing occupational therapists the opportunity to work with patients as they practice their functional skills in a home-like environment. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State announces new master’s degree in occupational therapy
Jun 10, 2022

Beginning in fall 2024, Appalachian State University’s new Master of Science in occupational therapy (OT) program will help address a critic

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.

App State alumnus Dr. Ed Rankin ’79, right, and his wife, Thuy Le, of Dallas, Texas, contributed funds to launch a camp for adolescents who stutter, to be held annually on the App State campus beginning summer 2023. They are pictured in front of App State’s Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Alum's donation paves the way for new speech therapy camp at App State
Apr 19, 2022

Approximately 5% to 10% of children stutter during their childhood — though most outgrow the condition.

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App State’s RN to BSN program receives scholarship support for students in Western NC
Apr 14, 2022

Students from select areas in Western North Carolina will have new opportunities to receive scholarship support for App State’s ...

Melissa Bryan and Melissa Gutschall

App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 7, 2022

Two BCHS faculty from the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management, Melissa Bryan and Dr.

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2022 Student Awards Ceremony
Apr 7, 2022

The Beaver College of Health Sciences celebrated the 25 student recipients of our Academic Awards, Leadership Awards, and Graduate Awards on...