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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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Faculty at App State and Ghanaian university explore sustainable solutions for rural communities
May 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — For several years, faculty at Appalachian State University and the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Tamale, Ghana, have collaborated on applied research and training to foster sustainable development in rural communities.

Dr. Anatoli Ignatov and Dr. Jacqui Ignatova during their trip in Ghana.

Sustainable Development Faculty Foster Partnership with University in Ghana
Oct 25, 2022

Over the last 12 years, Dr. Anatoli Ignatov and Dr. Jacqui Ignatova have been building a relationship with the University for Development Studies...

App students needed for Solar District Cup Team

App Students Needed for Multi-Disciplinary Solar District Cup Team
Oct 21, 2022

We are soliciting applications of Appalachian State University students from different departments for a mutidisciplinary team to develop a...

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University is proud to present "The Moors," a mysterious dark comedy by Jen Silverman.

Laughter, Shock, and Horror at Appalachian
Oct 21, 2022

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University is proud to present "The Moors," a mysterious dark comedy by Jen Silverman....

Dr. Susan Cole, professor emerita of theatre and dance at Appalachian State University.

A Legacy of Advocating for Students
Oct 20, 2022

"I love challenges and I enjoy making improvements," said Dr. Susan Cole, professor emerita of theatre and dance at Appalachian State University...

App State enrolls 20,436 for fall 2022, most diverse student body in school history

App State Enrolls Most Diverse Student Body in School History
Oct 14, 2022

Appalachian State University maintained strong enrollment this fall, welcoming 20,436 students. This class includes the most diverse student body...

App State professors Drs. Gregory Perreault and Volha Kananovich were recently featured in NiemanLab

App State Communication Faculty Published with The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Oct 13, 2022

App State professors Drs. Gregory Perreault and Volha Kananovich were recently published with The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard. ...

Solar-Ops technicians Calian Micallef, Jack Lundie, and Caroline Piephoff. Both Jack (STBE) and Caroline (Physics) are App State alumni.

Solar-Ops and App State Partner on New EV Charging Station Monitor
Oct 13, 2022

Solar Operations Solutions (Solar-Ops), in collaboration with Appalachian State University's Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built...

Honors senior Cecilia Chan has been working as a scenic designer for The Trolleys

Honors Senior Draws on Honors Experience as Theatre Maker
Oct 11, 2022

Honors senior Cecilia Chan has been working as a scenic designer for The Trolleys, a show supported by the Department of Theatre and Dance at App...

Pat McAfee stepping in to App State's solar car

Pat McAfee Signs the Solar Car
Oct 10, 2022

During all the excitement of College Gameday visiting App State on Sept. 17 and a last-second win vs. Troy, we missed a few things. One of the...

App State professor Chris Moody was recently published in the Washington Post about a family retrofitting an old home.

App State Professor Featured in Washington Post
Oct 7, 2022

Department of Communication professor Chris Moody wrote an article published in the Washington Post about a family who are retrofitting a...