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 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.
Posted at 2:19pm on March 16, 2020. Last updated at 5:30pm on April 6, 2020.
Appalachian’s student-run media outlets — The Appalachian newspaper, The App (WASU-FM 90.5) radio station and AppTV — were recognized for excellence in communication at the 80th annual Intercollegiate Broadcast System International Media Conference held March 6–8 in New York City.
The “Supporting the STEM Pathway” project is designed to boost student success in calculus courses at Appalachian. Such courses span majors other than math, including biology, chemistry, geology, computer science, geography and physics.
The Turchin Center’s Little Free Art Pantry provides free bundles of art supplies for the community. Each bundle is themed and includes instructions. Themes include “Paint Night,” “Watercolor,” “Visual Journaling” and “Collage.”
A Civil Rights activist and world-renowned poet, Nikki Giovanni's journey led her from Knoxville, TN to the forefront of the late 1960s Black Arts Movement. On the path she fell in love with hospitals and space, befriended gangsters and nuns, and determined that writing is not about keeping score - but it is about making a point.
Dr. David Nieman is among experts quoted in this article on how to keep the “nuts and bolts of our immune machinery” working normally – including exercise, healthy eating and adequate sleep. Nieman is director of Appalachian’s Human Performance Laboratory.
Colby will observe and work with Chancellor Sheri Everts and other senior Appalachian leadership as part of the fellowship, which prepares fellows for senior positions in college and university leadership.
The book “Comprehensive Literacy for All,” co-authored by Appalachian professor of reading Dr. David Koppenhaver, serves as a “practical guide to providing comprehensive, high-quality literacy instruction to students with significant disabilities.”
While working on his master’s thesis at the University of Calgary in Canada, Appalachian alumnus Jared Voris ’16 noticed unique features on some tyrannosaur bones, leading to the discovery of a new species.