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Our students are "doers" from day one on campus. Check out our departments in action and what you'll do as a student in our college!

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 As a student in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, you’ll experience hands-on learning every day. Check out a gallery of our favorite student work.

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D. Jason Miller, associate dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts and associate professor in the college’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE), in his classroom. Miller was the recipient of the 2019 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo submitted

‘Holding space’ in synchronous studio meetings Q&A with D. Jason Miller Jun 30, 2020

“This atmosphere of shared learning and shared ideas relies on proximity and access to a shared space.

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, Applied Design, Art, Theatre and Dance
Appalachian professor Dr. Tracy W. Smith, who has been at home teaching online since the coronavirus outbreak. Photo submitted

How to keep students feeling connected and supported — 4 Excellence in Teaching Award winners weigh in Jun 30, 2020

At the beginning of the 2020 spring semester, no one at Appalachian State University could have imagined a complete transition to online learning...

Dirty photovoltaic panels can impact energy yield

The wipe down on clean energy Jun 8, 2020

For photovoltaic (PV) panels, which convert sunlight into clean, renewable energy, what’s on their surface matters — a layer of dust a

Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
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