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3 Mountaineers receive 2021 Plemmons Leadership Medallions Oct 18, 2021

 Three members of the Appalachian State University Community have been awarded W.H.

Photo of Jeffrey Dean Foster, COM alumnus

Pandemic experiences inspired Jeffrey Dean Foster’s latest album Oct 18, 2021

While the pandemic and recent cultural events of 2020 had many people reaching for their television remotes, Jeffrey Dean Foster ’82&nbs

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College Honors Dr. Nancy Oliver as Spring Commencement Mace Bearer May 3, 2021

By Amanda Brasier

What started out as a snow day diversion for a 10-year-old child turned into a lifelong passion and career for...

Climate Activist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Student Perspective: Climate Activist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson's “All We Can Save” Apr 29, 2021

By Morgan Lampman 


BOONE, N.C. -- “Imagine the future we want to live in, and the future we want to pass on, and...

Sustainable Development student Justin Marks

‘Active citizenship’: How an App State sustainable development major hopes to save the world Apr 17, 2021

Justin Marks, a senior at Appalachian State University, recently announced on national television he wants to “save the world.” Marks, a ...

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. Patterson, who...

AppTV show wins prestigious award

AppTV show “Religion in Life” receives second RCC Wilbur Award Mar 31, 2021

The AppTV show, “Religion in Life,” hosted by Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, professor of...

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...

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...