Laura Aiken ’98 ’00 is the recipient of the Appalachian State University Alumni Association’s 2015 Young Alumna Award. She talks about her passion for health education and how the “holistic and complete” preparation she received at Appalachian helped her find and succeed in a career she loves.
Ben Butler is interested in the natural world. "I look at the natural sciences as one example of how we interact with our world and understand it," he says. "And really at the root, my work is about understanding the world."
Butler's Elegy to the Disappearance of Objects exhibited at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, March 6 - June 6, 2015.
Congratulations on a successful Campaign for Appalachian! We are approximately $2 million away from reaching the $200 million goal. Faculty and staff have contributed more than $5 million and volunteered many hours to help our students and campus, and you should be proud of what we have accomplished. The following video shows some of the ways the Campaign is making a difference.