The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/27/2020 at 5:59 p.m.
Posted at 2:19pm on March 16, 2020. Last updated at 6:29pm on March 27, 2020.
Blue Cross NC has awarded Appalachian State University a $500,000 grant to support scholarships for community college transfer students intending to study within the Reich College of Education and teach in their home communities.
Under the new agreement, NRLP customers will have more control and choice over their energy consumption and spending through new, innovative rates, such as time- of-use rates, according to NRLP General Manager Ed Miller.
Beginning this fall, students around the world will have access to Appalachian’s Master of Business Administration degree program through App State Online. Students in the nationally recognized MBA program receive a well-rounded business education that provides the in-demand skills sought by today’s employers.
Walker College’s Dr. Sandra Vannoy, Dr. Tim Forsyth and Dr. Scott Hunsinger have assumed new leadership roles following the appointment of former WCOB Dean Heather Hulbert Norris as Appalachian’s new interim provost and executive vice chancellor.
As part of the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship, Appalachian will host 25 of Africa’s emerging civic leaders — ages 25–35 — for a six-week Leadership Institute. Fellows will participate in volunteer service opportunities, meet with state and local government officials, and more.
The lineup for the spring series includes notable authors Kayla Rae Whitaker, Nickole Brown, Jacinta White and Graham Hoppe, who will read from and discuss their work, as well as give talks on the craft of writing.
Safe Campus: The National Campus Safety Summit has recognized the Appalachian State University Police Department as one of the top 25 university departments in the country making a difference in student safety.