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Appalachian State University alumna Lynn Patterson ’89, who holds a B.S. in communication studies, has been employed at App State’s library for 30 years. She is pictured in front of the university’s Belk Library and Information Commons, in which she is a university program specialist. Photo by Marie Freeman

Lynn Patterson’s door at App State’s Belk Library is open Apr 8, 2021

To many Appalachian State University students over the years, Lynn Patterson ’89 has been known for her nurturing spirit.

App State awards 4 grants in support of diversity, equity and inclusion research Mar 23, 2021

Appalachian State University’s Office of Research awarded four faculty teams with a 2020 Scholarship of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

John Park, App State alumnus

App State alumnus produces news to keep Kentuckians informed Jan 21, 2021

For Appalachian State University alumnus John Park ’20, each day starts with one simple question: What’s happening in the world today...

JoCinda Benjamin

‘Momager’ for hire: An App State Mountaineer’s company serves young performers in LA Jan 4, 2021

Appalachian State University alumna JoCinda Benjamin ’94 said she believes almost every successful child performer has one thing in common: a...

Sam Lee

Grad Student Draws on Love of Outdoors to Pursue Advanced Degree Dec 9, 2020

By Amanda Brasier

Graduate student Sam Lee said although he was sad not to visit family, there was an upside to skipping his...

Kaiden Smith interviews App State quarterback Zac Thomas

Student Commencement Speaker Balances Athletics, Academics En Route To Journalism Career Dec 9, 2020

By Amanda Brasier 

Realizing that covering sporting events was a potential career path was one of Kaiden Smith’s “aha” moments,...

Nina-Jo Moore PhD

College of Fine and Applied Arts Mace Bearer Dr. Nina-Jo Moore Reflects on 34-Year History at Appalachian State University Dec 9, 2020

By Amanda Brasier

Over the past 34 years, Dr. Nina-Jo Moore has taught communication studies and worked as an associate dean and...

App State Alumnus John Carter

More than 1,700 Mountaineer graduates to be recognized during App State’s virtual Fall Commencement Dec 8, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebrate more than 1,700 Class of...

Sam Somerville works on his tea cabinet
Console made by Furniture Design student

App State furniture design program awarded $12K grant to support student scholarships Sep 24, 2020

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation has awarded $12,000 in grant funding to...