Students in Cameron Van Dyke’s spring 2018 Preliminary Design Studio course designed and built the furniture from scratch. The minitheater, which seats 15 and is handicapped-accessible, will screen Appalachian video productions.
Teachers working one-on-one with students at Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
July 18, 2018
For Logan Marie Poplin, learning to read hasn’t been easy. When her mother heard about the Summer Reading Clinic at Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, she thought it would be good to have her daughter participate. Logan Marie’s opinion of reading is definitely changing for the better.
The local community is invited to view and submit observations of the Department of Computer Science’s Beemon system
July 17, 2018
Beemon — a honeybee hive monitoring system created by faculty and students in Appalachian’s Department of Computer Science — is being used by beekeepers and researchers to assess/monitor the health of local hives.
The $3,000 grant will help support Appalachian’s Sydney Powell Fund for Infants and Children who are Medically Fragile, which offers financial assistance to families in need who have a child with a serious medical condition.
The Assessment, Support and Counseling (ASC) Center at Watauga High School served 325 students — 24 percent of the student body — in the 2017-18 academic year. Appalachian professor and child clinical psychologist Kurt D. Michael is the founder of the ASC Center, a partnership between Appalachian State University and regional K-12 public schools to provide counseling and mental health education to students.
The root zone heat distribution system installed by Appalachian’s NEXUS team at Springhouse Farm in Vilas, North Carolina, has reduced the farm’s greenhouse energy consumption by 50 percent from January–May.
Middle and high school students in Appalachian’s Vietnamese Summer Academy are learning about American and Appalachian culture and improving their English language skills as they explore the region and interact with the community.
The academy allows visiting middle and high school Vietnamese students to learn about American and Appalachian culture and improve their English language skills as they explore the region and interact with the community.
Students in Appalachian’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment have been working to construct a tiny house for LIFE Village — a new initiative of Kids with Autism Making Progress in Nature (KAMPN).
C.C. “Chip” Hope III, the new director of Appalachian’s Teaching and Research Farm, said his long-term plans for the farm include a Seeds of Resilience project, monthly homesteading workshops and more.
For the second consecutive summer, students in the Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy course had the opportunity to learn therapeutic techniques by working with full-sized and miniature horses at Lazy Acres Farm.
Dr. Greg Lester, executive director of academic advising and student success, says early intervention is key for students who are struggling academically. The Office of Student Success offers help at Appalachian.