App State has returned to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. There are no current plans to move in-person classes online. All students, faculty and staff should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Face coverings are required in all indoor campus locations for students, faculty, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Read the latest updates
Q&A with an App State alumna about her journey toward a professional music career in NYC
Feb. 17, 2021
In this Q&A, App State alumna Shirazette Tinnin ’02 shares details about her life as a professional musician in New York City, some of her experiences as a Mountaineer, the trials she has encountered and the lessons she has learned along the way.
App State alumnus and Grammy winner Danny Combs ’03 left a successful music career to found Teaching the Autism Community Trades (TACT), a nonprofit organization that provides trade and technical skills to children and young adults on the autism spectrum.
Junior Kaitlyn Helton, an App State Online transfer student, works in McDowell County’s Head Start program while pursuing her B.S. in child development-birth through kindergarten (licensure) — applying techniques as she learns.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Appalachian State University has enacted a coordinated, universitywide response — in concert with agencies across the town, region and state — while continuing to further its academic mission.
Revisit key moments, from a landmark fall enrollment of more than 20,000 students to a public health campaign to help slow the spread of COVID-19, that show App State resilience during a year of historic challenges.
Washing hands, wearing face covering and getting a flu shot top the list. Read on to learn what else App State’s Taylor Rushing, M.D., medical director of the M.S. Shook Student Health Service, recommends.
Harrison Esterly ’19 said his undergraduate experience at App State prepared him for success in the field of chemistry. Now a research technician at UNC-Chapel Hill, he is continuing a project he began at App State — one that could yield cost savings for storing and transporting life-saving medications.
Frank Eaves ’16 — a Walker College of Business alumnus and former App State basketball player — said he had the adventure of a lifetime competing on “The Amazing Race,” an Emmy Award-winning television reality series.
Graduating senior Wendell Addy has achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA as a computer information systems major, and after completing three virtual internships this summer, he had a choice of job offers in the technology field.