The Appalachian Alumni Association honors two attorneys and two businessmen whose lives are interwoven with the university’s history and accomplishments.
Appalachian can help you land a cool job as a ranger in the National Park Service, now celebrating its 100th anniversary. Do you have what it takes?
Get the scoop on how three Appalachian alumni got jobs as National Park Service rangers, what a workday looks like and why they love every minute.
Dr. Rob Brown is a cultural geographer who researches aspects of the Deep South – for example, black in-migration patterns since the 1970s, New Deal farm settlement and blues music.
The 10 newest recipients of the university’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship arrived on campus this fall.
His imagination sparked, Eric Burton majors in geography, conducts research in Peru and lands a NOAA scholarship – in large part because of a first-year General Education course.
From Mountaineer football to the Carolina Panthers, Steve Wilks ’92 steps from center field to the sidelines as defensive backs coach in the NFL.
Alumnus Kemal Atkins’ family put education first. He has made a career of helping students find a place in higher education.
Global opportunities for work are not limited to the business world. Appalachian State University athlete alumni find ways to play and learn in countries and leagues worldwide.
According to Branch, a successful attorney who serves on the university’s Board of Trustees, “I took advantage of everything Appalachian had to offer.”
Generations of students turned to M.S. Shook Health Service’s namesake ‘Nurse Shook’ for care – through flu, sports injuries, homesickness and more.
Appalachian’s Joseph Bathanti, professor of creative writing and poet, novelist and essayist, receives the North Carolina Award for Literature.
Does studying abroad change the way we respond to world news? Fulbright Scholar Dr. Vachel Miller reflects on his yearlong experience in Ethiopia as violence embroils his host city.
As a 2015-16 Fulbright Scholar, Appalachian’s Dr. Vachel Miller influenced the training of future educators at Ethiopia’s Bahir Dar University (BDU).
The Chancellor’s Academic Leadership Development Program graduated its inaugural class of nine participants. A class of 14 more individuals is already underway in 2016-17.
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