App State Accolades

App State places among national publications’ ‘best’ and ‘top’ lists for academics, value, innovation and more
Sep 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's status as both a leader and an innovator in higher education has been highlighted in recent college rankings and recognitions, with the university named among the 'best' and 'top' schools in the nation — and the Southeast — for 2023...

Rules for Living by Derek Gagnier

“Rules for Living” Invites You to Dinner With Your Average Dysfunctional Family, October 4 - 8
Sep 22, 2023

Can You Follow the Rules?

BOONE, NC – The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University is bringing the modern comedy "Rules for Living" by Sam Holcroft to the stage of the Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus.

Photo by Gina Grandi

New Theatre and Dance Students Showcase Their Talents September 28 – 30, 2023
Sep 15, 2023

First Years are First Rate at App State!

Jordan Jackson

CFAA Career Development Center Updates for September 2023
Sep 15, 2023

Hello CFAA colleagues and students! I hope your fall semester is going great and that you've had an opportunity to interact in some capacity with...

Theatre and Dance Fall 2023 Performances

Fall Theatre and Dance Season Takes Audiences On a Journey Through Life
Sep 7, 2023

Appalachian Brings a Positive Altitude to the High Country!  

Robert Bruce Thompson article

Industrial Design Students Awarded in National Lighting Design Competition
Sep 5, 2023

A group of 28 students from Applied Design, led by Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Assistant Chair of Applied Design, Michael Rall,...

2023 State of the College

2023 CFAA State of the College Recap
Aug 24, 2023

The 2023 CFAA State of the College was our kickoff event for the fall semester where we had the opportunity to celebrate the remarkable...

Mount Everest weather station

On Everest, App State faculty fine-tune tools for sky-high scholarship
Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in Appalachian State University’s...

Applied Design Senior, Andre Edwards, Awarded the Browzwear 3D Design Award
Jul 27, 2023

Congratulations to Andre Edwards, who won 1st place Showcase 2023 Design Award! He has also been awarded the Browzwear 3D Design Award to...

2023 CFAA Alumni of the Year

2023 CFAA Alumni of the Year Recipient, Dwayne Stafford '99
Jul 18, 2023

The spring of 1995 found Dwayne Stafford walking down Rivers Street in Boone. Undecided on his college plans, he came to campus with two friends...

Grant Writing class earns $35,000 for local nonprofits

App State grant writing class raises $35,000 for local nonprofits
Jul 13, 2023

Appalachian State University students enrolled in the Spring 2023 "Grants for Non-Profits" course applied their grant writing skills and raised a...

Lillian Garcia Awarded WithIt Scholarship

Lillian Garcia Recognized as a Recipient of the 2023 WithIt Foundation Scholarship
Jul 7, 2023

As the Chair of the Department of Applied Design, Brian Davies is responsible for overseeing the faculty, staff, programming,...

All We Can Save Summer Climate Wayfinding Project

Laura England from the Department of Sustainable Development was selected to attend The All We Can Save Project’s ‘Climate Wayfinding’ Program
Jun 27, 2023

Through the All We Can Save Project, an organization that has grown out of the incredible response to a 2020 book of the same name...