The scholarship is named in honor of John Weaver — the 1971 Appalachian alumnus who capped his 47-year coaching career at the university following the conclusion of the 2018 outdoor track and field season.
Appalachian alumnus Dr. Michael McKenzie, interim associate provost and chief research officer at Winston-Salem State University, will assume his role as dean of the university’s graduate school on July 1.
The professorships, which will take effect July 1, were awarded to Drs. Tracy Reed, Tammy Kowalczyk, Heather Dixon-Fowler and Ash Morgan, Scott Hunsinger, Peter Groothuis, Dana Clark and Pia Albinsson.
The former gerontology program at Appalachian — the first such graduate program in North Carolina — has been re-designed “to incorporate and address direct health issues … and to meet professional development and educational needs.”
Appalachian alumnae preserve history through National Park Service internships
June 13, 2018
Appalachian alumnae Cala Castleberry and Hayley Wynn put the hands-on training and education they received in Appalachian’s Anthropology (BS) – Archaeology degree program to use during back-to-back National Park Service internships.
The extension of the AASCSB International accreditation covers the Walker College of Business’ undergraduate business programs, as well as its MBA, M.S. in accounting and M.S. in applied data analytics programs.
Dr. Lynne Getz, professor of history at Appalachian, is the recipient of the Western Association of Women Historians’ Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize for her book “Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers.”
Dr. Rachel Smith, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, joins a group of scientists in “The Most Unknown” — a documentary film investigating questions that have fueled scientific inquiry for generations.
A public relations major with triple minors, Appalachian alumna Kiley Coster stresses the importance of being involved as she prepares for graduate school at the University of Tennessee in pursuit of a career in student affairs.