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James Pierce

Alumnus James Pierce is featured in the National Park Service Centennial Newsletter
Nov 4, 2016

Alumnus James Pierce discusses his transition from a soldier wounded in action, to a graduate from Appalachian State University, to his dream job as a Park Ranger.

8 tips for a happy healthy heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert
Dec 5, 2018

By Dr. Rebecca Kappus
Department of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University

Dr. Alisha Ferris

Drs. Zach and Alisha Farris address conservation and health crises in Madagascar
Sep 21, 2017

Finding his passion set Farris, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, on a journey that would take him...

Susan Dentzer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Transforming Health Series presents Susan Dentzer
Sep 19, 2017

This year’s speaker is Susan Dentzer, a frequent guest and commentator on the NewsHour and National Public Radio.

Giving back
Aug 9, 2017

Mary Sheryl Horine

Mary Sheryl Horine makes her 'playground' a healthier, happier place to play
Aug 4, 2017

Mary Sheryl Horine grew up at Appalachian State University - literally.