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 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.
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.
Appalachian alumna Dani Iris ’18 is one of 10 students nationwide to receive a Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft in Asheville, North Carolina. Iris is the first Appalachian student to be awarded the prestigious fellowship.
As part of her SECU Public Service Fellow Internship, Staci Hunter ’18 — a recent graduate of Appalachian’s criminal justice program — interned at the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office during spring 2018.
The Caldwell County Board of Education has unanimously selected Dr. Donald W. Phipps as the next superintendent for Caldwell County Schools. Dr. Phipps will take office on July 1 of this year. Phipps earned a master’s degree in school psychology and a doctorate in educational leadership from Appalachian State University.
Brig. Gen. John R. Evans Jr.’s last day at the helm of U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command was Thursday. A Greensboro-native who attended Appalachian State University, Evans said Fort Bragg has been special to him since he attended ROTC summer camps here while in college.
A graduate of Appalachian’s Psychology (BS) – Business degree program, Rosemary Pierce-Messick now works for a startup in India focused on reducing pollution and poverty by improving the public transport system.
Appalachian alumnus Christian Williams has a lifelong love for Lake James and its wildlife. That is why he, along with fellow local man Neil Saunders, formed VIS Boats to offer a potential solution to pollution they say is created by gasoline-powered boats and can harm the lake.