Numerous Appalachian students, student organizations and advisors were recognized (by the university’s Division of Student Affairs) during the 2017–18 Student Organization Leadership Awards ceremony on the university’s campus.
First-year students Bailey Gardin, Hudson Miller, Cece Ramseur and Ashelyn Stevens are the recipients of Appalachian’s Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship, which covers the students’ full in-state tuition and fees.
Sustainability efforts in place on Appalachian’s campus — from a zero waste commitment to biodegradable straws — have earned the university top rankings in AASHE’s 2018 Sustainable Campus Index and SIERRA magazine’s 2018 index of “Cool Schools.”
According to Chancellor Sheri Everts, Appalachian’s Emergency Management, Physical Plant, Food Services, Housing, Parking and Traffic, and many other campus units are preparing for the potential impacts of severe winds and rain.
As we move forward with hosting our first home football game of the season on Saturday, we are in close communication with Southern Miss Athletics, as well as the National Weather Service and our campus emergency management team, regarding the storm track of Hurricane Florence.
Jason Marshburn, director of environmental health, safety and emergency management for Appalachian State University, said they are monitoring the storm closely and are prepping for the worst-case scenario.
On Sept. 8, 2018, Appalachian District Health Department (AppHealthCare) and Appalachian State University confirmed one case of meningococcemia in an Appalachian State University student who lives off campus. Meningococcemia is a bloodstream infection caused by bacteria that can also cause meningitis.
We have learned of one confirmed case of meningococcemia in an Appalachian State University student who lives off campus, and we want to share information about this situation with you. We are providing this information in the interest of maintaining open communication about the potential of exposure to this case.