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Frontline to Farm Training in Boone for its Third Year
Jun 17, 2024

For three years, Frontline to Farm has brought veterans transitioning from military to sustainable farming to the High Country for training with area agricultural and business experts and farm hosts.

2024 Memorial Day

Army Reserve veteran and App State alumna Caitlin Langley lays wreath for university’s Memorial Day commemoration
May 28, 2024

Appalachian State University held its annual Memorial Day commemoration on May 24 to pay tribute to those who died while serving in the U.S. military.

Chancellor Heather Norris

Over 4,000 App State grads set to innovate, embrace new challenges and better their communities
May 17, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Thousands of graduates, each with their own unique stories, crossed the stage at Appalachian State University’s Spring 2024 Commencement ceremonies on May 10 and 11, equipped with degrees that empower them to better their lives, North Carolina communities and the world...

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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...

Elaine Hartley 40 years at App

Elaine Hartley, an Exemplar of Academic Inspiration and Commitment
Jun 16, 2023

40 years. That's 10x the average. TEN times what is considered "typical." In a recent study from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

App State earns designation as a Top 10 Military-Friendly School for 2023-24
Jun 6, 2023

Appalachian State University has been designated by VIQTORY as a Military Friendly® School for the 14th year in a row, ranking among the top...

Champions of DEI

App State Honors Campus, Community Champions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Jun 2, 2023

Four members of the Appalachian State University and local community, along with one regional team, were honored with the university's 2023...

CIDA Accreditation 2023

Appalachian State University Interior Design Program awarded renewed accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation
May 26, 2023

BOONE, NC - Appalachian State University Interior Design Program has received a renewed accreditation from the...