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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

Two dozen first year and transfer theatre students are taking part in rehearsals for the 2019 edition of the First Year Showcase. The theme for this year’s production is “Stasis and Change,” giving both participants and audience members a chance to reflect upon their entry into the college and university environment.  Photo credit: Lynn Willis

Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 2019 First Year Showcase Sept. 26-29 Sep 10, 2019

The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance proudly presents its first production of the season, the 2019 First...

The pop up shop Appalachian students designed for The Container Store

Appalachian Students Design Pop-Up Shop For The Container Store Sep 4, 2019

When students Jake Still and Grace McCormick began brainstorming designs for a project in their Applied Design studio class at Appalachian State...

Maleek Loyd

And . . . action! Video director gained professional work experience as a student at Appalachian Aug 22, 2019

Appalachian State University alumnus Maleek Loyd '18 considers himself a storyteller, traveling the world directing and editing videos.

App State’s College of Fine and Applied Arts appoints Dr. Janice Pope as interim dean Aug 20, 2019

Appalachian State University announces the appointment of Dr. Janice Pope, professor in Appalachian's Department of Communication, as interim...

2019 faculty and staff award winners

College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff with 2019 Awards Aug 16, 2019

The College of Fine and Applied Arts recognized outstanding faculty and staff with 2019 awards for teaching, service, scholarship and advising....

App State alumnus works for Tesla at the ‘forefront of the renewable industry’ May 20, 2019

 James Holton ’15 likes to see results quickly and is energized by the quick turnaround of ideas and implementations in his position...

INTERVIEW: Finding the passion in ‘Burn This’ on Broadway [Hollywood Soapbox] Apr 30, 2019

Catch up with Appalachian alumnus David Furr '94 in an interview about his new show "Burn This." ...

Andee (Hendel) Burton '12

Appalachian alumna uses earth-friendly designs for Dr. Scholl’s shoes Apr 29, 2019

Andee (Hendel) Burton ’12 walked in shoes on the other side of the world, leading to her position in product development for shoes that are...

Keith and Brian

Theatre professor honored with Community Engagement Award Apr 29, 2019

Keith Martin, the John M. Blackburn Distinguished Professor of Theatre in Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance, was...