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
Given a second chance, Ashley Carlton ’12 graduated with honors from Appalachian’s classroom-based distance learning elementary education program and is now an award-winning fifth-grade science teacher.
The winning sport coat designed by Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07 and Filipe Ho ’07, college roommates and co-founders of Charlotte-based menswear line OLE MASON JAR, features “trim lines and an emphasis on tradition.”
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.
Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences has named alumna Carmen Leigh Scoggins ’94 ’98, adjunct instructor of Spanish and foreign language methodology, the winner of its 2017–18 Outstanding Alumni Award.
Students from the Eastern Band of the Cherokee high school on the Qualla Boundary in North Carolina are learning about their tribal roots this weekend on a trip to New Echota and the Major Ridge Home/Chieftains Museum. "I don't want to depress them," said Appalachian State University Professor Allen Bryant at Chieftains Saturday. "I hope to inspire them. This house was built by a Cherokee leader."