Highlighted by quarterback Zac Thomas being named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year, Scott Satterfield being named Sun Belt Coach of the Year and the program's 16 all-conference selections including six All-Sun Belt first-team picks, Appalachian State fared well as the league announced its 2018 awards Thursday.
In his fall 2018 Sustainable Energy Speaker Series talk at Appalachian, Pfleger, solutions architect manager for Schneider Electric, said the U.S. electricity system is on the brink of a disruption — a potentially good thing.
Numerous faculty and staff members in Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences were recognized for their teaching, scholarly work and/or outstanding service during the college’s annual awards luncheon in October.
Ryan Decker, a senior industrial design major with a concentration in furniture design, received a Pinnacle Award from the International Society of Furniture Designers for his cabinet design titled “Warden of Wallop Park.”
For senior Amanda Buffa, her February day of class in Appalachian’s Reich College of Education started out as normal. Then, when one of her classmates collapsed and became unresponsive, her CPR skills were put to the test.
Army Capt. Joseph Callaghan, a training officer and instructor with Appalachian’s Department of Military Science and Leadership (ROTC), thanked all veterans at the annual ceremony held on Appalachian’s campus at the Veterans Memorial
The bidding process — one in which Appalachian Athletics partnered closely with Auxiliary Services — led to PepsiCo Inc. winning pouring rights at Appalachian, including the exclusive right to sell at Kidd Brewer Stadium and elsewhere on campus.