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Lynn Heinmuller Fisher

App State alumna makes the best of disasters and emergencies
Jun 10, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — For Appalachian State University alumna Lynn Heinmuller Fisher ’97, making the best out of the worst is a professional calling.

Mollie Mellishrencken

New initiative, staff position aim to reduce jail recidivism
Jan 15, 2019

BOONE — A new initiative to reduce recidivism at the Watauga County jail is already receiving positive feedback, with one inmate calling it

Communication Sciences and Disorders students wrapping presents

Communication Sciences and Disorders students show generous holiday spirit
Jan 4, 2019

In the spirit of giving, Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students, Margaret Carpenter and Elizabeth Nolen, coordinated the Seco

Dr. Rebecca Kappus

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

ASC Centers operate through an interdisciplinary team of school personnel, Appalachian graduate students and Appalachian faculty who, together, discuss each student referral’s issues and needs. Here, Dr. Kurt Michael, second from right, and Jennifer Wandler, Watauga High School social worker and ASC coordinator, look at a computer file as other ASC Center team members look on. Photo by Marie Freeman

Teens and mental health
Dec 3, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Dr.