FAA Fall 2020 Commencement Video
Congrats From Dean Dr. Janice T. Pope
Kaiden Smith, Undergraduate Commencement Speaker
Student Balances Athletics, Academics En Route To Journalism Career
Realizing that covering sporting events was a potential career path was one of Kaiden Smith’s “aha” moments, finding a way to blend his natural talents of writing and athleticism.
Mace Bearer Dr. Nina-Jo Moore
Over the past 34 years, Dr. Nina-Jo Moore has taught communication studies and worked as an associate dean and assistant department chair at Appalachian State University. In recognition of her significant contributions to App State, Moore has been selected as the mace bearer for the fall 2020 commencement for the College of Fine and Applied Arts.
We are honoring our department chairs with the role of department banners. Thanks to each of them for their leadership on behalf of the college.
- Brian Davies, Applied Design
- Dr. Jim Toub, Department of Art
- Dr. Scott Welsh, Department of Communication
- Lt. Col. Chris Kleman, Military Science and Leadership
- Dr. Richard Reingans, Sustainable Development
- Dr. Brian Raichle, Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
- Michael Helms, Theatre and Dance
Sam Lee, Graduate Commencement Speaker
Grad Student Draws on Love of Outdoors to Pursue Advanced Degree
Graduate student Sam Lee came back to Appalachian to pursue a master's in technology. “I want to try to preserve our natural world, our natural resources. It's been important to me to orient my studies so that I can do my part to preserve that.”