Appalachian State University’s Dr. Eric Frauman engages recreation management students with literature and encourages them to be informed and affect change.
Teaching and research go hand in hand. A scholar of indigenous representation and politics in Latin America, Dr. Timothy J. Smith is dedicated to both.
Appalachian donates fresh produce to local organizations for residents in need.
Students’ Whole Life Club encourages healthy living on campus and works toward bringing the Blue Zones Project® to Boone.
Dr. Alex Howard in Wellness and Prevention Services summarizes his community-based approach to student health as “less PowerPoint, more engagement.”
Appalachian’s 2017 Staff Excellence Awards were presented to James Burniston, Daniel Bryan, Haley Childers and Mary Beth McKee.
Appalachian has new leadership at the helm of nearly every academic unit. Reach out and welcome these individuals to campus.
Appalachian alum creates after-school program for young boys.
Ten incoming freshmen have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.
Back at home, Appalachian staff member Mary Sheryl Horine engages in changing lives and lifestyles.
The Mandela Washington Fellows are highly accomplished young professionals from sub-Saharan Africa who are expanding their leadership skills at Appalachian, while also inspiring the campus community.
Who are the Mandela fellows? You will discover Appalachian’s cohort of fellows are effecting innovation and positive change and their ambitions for the future are as big and diverse as the continent of Africa.
Mandela fellow Henry Chibutu of Zambia will deliver an “Ignite” talk during the closing group ceremonies of the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at Appalachian State University.
2016 Mandela Fellows share their successes and strategies.
Appalachian graduates’ non-profit has facilitated rescue of more than 800 slaves.
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