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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 critical lack of occupational therapists in Western Nort

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.

2015 College of Health Sciences Alumni Symposium panel topics announced

2015 College of Health Sciences Alumni Symposium panel topics announced
Mar 3, 2015

BOONE- The College of Health Sciences recently announced the panel discussion topics for the 2015 Alumni Symposium in conjunction with the 2015...

Professors Richard Christiana, Becki Battista, and Joy James were awarded a $3,000 research grant from the U.S. Play Coalition in February during the 2015 Value of Play Conference in Clemson, SC.

Professors awarded grant for collaborative research project
Feb 23, 2015

Professors Richard Christiana, Becki Battista, and Joy James were awarded a $3,000 research grant from the U.S.

Exercise Science Students

Exercise Science students present at annual conference
Feb 20, 2015

Over 20 students and professors from the Exercise Science program in the Department of Health and Exercise Science attended the Southeast...

Nursing Students

College of Health Sciences to offer Master of Science in Nursing
Jan 20, 2015

BOONE—The UNC Board of Governors has approved a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program for Appalachian State University.

Scholarship Application

2015-2016 scholarship applications now available
Jan 12, 2015

College of Health Sciences scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year are now being accepted.

Dr. Vickie Hughes

Nursing professor appointed to service academy nomination board
Jan 9, 2015

Associate professor in the Department of Nursing Dr.