Appalachian professor and 2019–20 Fulbright awardee Dr. Paul Wallace is spending the 2019–20 academic year teaching at NovSU in Russia and refining the curriculum for a new App State Online graduate certificate in international leadership.
Powell, professor of creative writing at Appalachian, will teach a course on contemporary U.S. literature at Ovidious University of Constanta, in Romania, during spring 2020, as well as conduct research for his seventh novel.
Appalachian’s Sornito-Carter, an assistant professor of anthropology, will travel to the University of the Philippines Visayas in August 2020 to complete Fulbright research on heritage conservation and disaster management in relation to climate change in the Philippines.
Through the Fulbright Scholars Program, Williams, a professor in Appalachian’s Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management, will teach and perform research at Management Center Innsbruck in Austria in spring 2020.
Campus Dining’s move to a totally vegan meal station in Roess Dining Hall has been a resounding success. Christened Terra Verde (“green Earth”), the station is generating double the sales of its predecessor, Healthy Select, which had menued vegan and vegetarian fare alongside other dishes that did contain animal proteins but which were still deemed healthy.
Dr. Joseph Cazier and Dr. Todd Cherry were recognized with this year’s Green E Awards, conferred by the Walker College of Business. The awards honor individuals in the college for their outstanding accomplishments in the area of sustainable business.
This grant funding supports graduate student Chelsey Johnson’s work during the 2019–20 academic year to document living folk traditions in Appalachia. The project is part of the “In These Mountains” initiative, which aims to preserve Central Appalachia’s arts and culture.
Dr. Tempestt Adams in Appalachian’s career and technical education (CTE) program uses research-based techniques to develop high school instructors for classes that could directly impact their students’ college and career choices.
There are two primary ways that resistance training helps promote fat loss. App State’s Dr. N. Travis Triplett, a professor of exercise science and the newly elected president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), explains what they are and how they work.
Current App State students share why others should consider attending the university. Some of the top answers? Helpful professors, a beautiful location in the Blue Ridge Mountains and a friendly Appalachian Community.
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) grant awarded to Appalachian will help increase the number of graduates from the university’s B.S. in physics-secondary education program and other graduates with teacher licensure in physics secondary education.