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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.

Caroline Monroe

App State’s Caroline Monroe: Providing critical care and compassion to patients
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Monroe has spent most of the past year with COVID-19 patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) in Charlotte — while pursuing her Ba
Jenny Corriher

App State alumna Jenny Corriher ’18: Labor, delivery and ‘rocking babies’
Jun 2, 2021

When she was growing up, Jennifer Corriher ’18 dreamed of “rocking babies.” Now she holds a B.S.
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North Carolina's Heroes of Healing
Jun 1, 2021

Editor's Note: Dr. Phoebe Pollitt retired as an associate professor of nursing at Appalachian State University in 2019.

App State celebrates more than 3,600 Class of 2021 graduates
May 17, 2021

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement.

Rosalind Barber

BCHS Graduate Speaker Rosalind Barber
May 11, 2021

Rosalind Barber obtained her BSN nursing degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 and a graduate degree (MSN) in Nurse...

Jennifer Blackburn

BCHS Undergraduate Speaker Jenny Blackburn
May 11, 2021

Jenny Blackburn, a senior Appalachian State University student majoring in Athletic Training, is from Oak Ridge, North Carolina.

Beth Fiske

Dr. Beth Fiske is the Beaver College of Health Sciences Mace Bearer
May 10, 2021

Dr.Beth Fiske has been a faculty member in the Department of Nursing at Appalachian State since 2014 and most recently served as an Associate...

Kali Cannon

Kali Cannon shares her App State experience
Apr 19, 2021

Kali Cannon, a nutrition and foods dietetics concentration major, is from Savannah Georgia.