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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 Appalachian State University’s 

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Sumner ’75 supports launch of AppTV mobile studio, shares his thoughts on looking — and giving — back Sep 22, 2020

Alumnus Wayne Sumner ’75, a 2012 Outstanding Service Award recipient, was on-site lending support and equipment when Appalachia

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From Hollywood to the High Country — App State’s mobile TV studio to serve as a learning lab on wheels Sep 1, 2020

Appalachian State University’s new mobile TV studio, which got its start as a Hollywood movie prop, will serve as a learning lab on wheels for Mountaineer students covering High Country news

College Announces New Department Chairs

App State’s College of Fine and Applied Arts names trio of department chairs Aug 27, 2020

The College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA) at Appalachian State University has welcomed three department...

Cast of App State's Spring Awakening Share Performance Virtually

App State Department of Theatre and Dance Creates Virtual Slate of Fall Performances Aug 25, 2020

Faced with the uncertainty of holding in-person performances during the fall, the Appalachian State University ...

Two App State Interior Design Students Receive Awards At National Lighting Competition Aug 25, 2020

Two Appalachian State University Interior Design students have received national recognition...

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COM Faculty and Students Achieve Recognition at National Communication Conference Aug 19, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication has received national recognition at the Association...

Top Army writing award fulfills App State student’s 2nd grade prophecy Aug 11, 2020

Appalachian State University senior and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mary Junell wrote in her second grade journal she wanted to be a writer when she...

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App State College of Fine and Applied Arts welcomes Dean’s Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion Aug 7, 2020

As the newly appointed Dean’s Fellow for Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA) at Appalachian State University, ...

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App State art professor awarded fellowship for book on spatial history of British colonial prisons in India Jul 15, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Mira Rai Waits has earned up to $40,000 in fellowship support for her book project exploring prisons in...

D. Jason Miller, associate dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts and associate professor in the college’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE), in his classroom. Miller was the recipient of the 2019 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

‘Holding space’ in synchronous studio meetings Q&A with D. Jason Miller Jun 30, 2020

“This atmosphere of shared learning and shared ideas relies on proximity and access to a shared space. In the shift to an online studio...

Appalachian professor Dr. Tracy W. Smith, who has been at home teaching online since the coronavirus outbreak. Photo submitted

How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in Jun 30, 2020

At the beginning of the 2020 spring semester, no one at Appalachian State University could have imagined a complete transition to online learning...