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Sam Somerville works on his tea cabinet

App State Furniture Design Student Receives International Award for Japanese-Inspired Tea Cabinet Sep 28, 2020

By Amanda Brasier 

Oolong. Black. Matcha. White.

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 Appalachian State University’s 

Wayne L. Sumner at WASU console

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

Shane Buchheit, RCOE Student Teacher Finalist

Theatre Arts Educator Named Finalist for Student Teacher of the Year May 18, 2020

Shane Buchheit, a spring 2020 graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in theatre arts education, was...

Aaron Bradshaw

Graduate Student Speaker Aaron Bradshaw May 14, 2020

My name is Aaron Bradshaw and I grew up in Greenville, North Carolina. As a kid, I enjoyed spending my time in the treehouse behind my...

Sope Kahn

Commencement Speaker Reflects On An Extraordinary Educational Experience May 14, 2020

 By Amanda Brasier

Spending a summer teaching collaborative portraiture to people in prison. Presenting the link between...

Jeana Klein

Off-loom and online — App State art professor creatively approaches studio class May 11, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — When Appalachian State University began online instruction in March, Jeana Klein, professor of fibers in and assistant chair of...

Where You Should Be movie

App State seniors pivot to finish movie production while socially distanced May 8, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — With graduation approaching, finals looming and COVID-19 stay-at-home orders in place, three Appalachian State University...

Interior Design student Isaac Wood

App State sophomore wins top prize in 2019–20 Otto Zenke Student Design Competition Apr 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Isaac Wood, a sophomore interior design major at Appalachian State University from Smyrna, South Carolina, has been named the first...

Climate Stories Collaborative Will Go On, Just Online

App State re-envisions spring semester, transitions to virtual academic experiences Apr 13, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — In late March, Appalachian State University moved to virtual modes of learning due to concerns posed by ...

AppTV Operations Manager Ciera Thompson

Turn the channel to AppTV — the Best College TV Station of 2020 Apr 6, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The best college television station in the nation is broadcast from the George G. Beasley Media Complex at Appalachian State...