Campus emergency siren test to be conducted June 3
Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, June 3. Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online by visiting the Siren Warning System webpage on Appalachian’s Emergency Preparedness website. More information about this test
Coronavirus information: The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place. Instruction has transitioned online for summer sessions. Read the latest update posted 6/2/2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Appalachian’s first African American female ROTC graduate, Edna W. Cummings ’78, is one of the newest inductees in the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame. Cummings is a retired Army colonel with a distinguished 25-year military career.
People in Appalachia have a spirit of collaboration as they find new ways and look for new experiences that will help the region grow, says Tom Hansell, interim director of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University.
App State Athletics Director Doug Gillin talks about his major concerns: keeping everyone associated within Mountaineers athletics safe during the novel coronavirus outbreak and making sure student-athletes are able to continue classwork from wherever they are after extended spring break ends.
Appalachian State University has selected names for the four new residence halls being constructed near Kidd Brewer Stadium. Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations Matt Dull explains who named them and why.
Blue Cross NC has awarded Appalachian State University a $500,000 grant to support scholarships for community college transfer students intending to study within the Reich College of Education and teach in their home communities.
Under the new agreement, NRLP customers will have more control and choice over their energy consumption and spending through new, innovative rates, such as time- of-use rates, according to NRLP General Manager Ed Miller.
Appalachian State University’s biochar project in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment is among 15 projects to receive funds from the N.C. Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program. The project will receive $80,738.
Appalachian State University and East Carolina University are among nine organizations receiving funds as part of the company’s investment. Both universities will use their allotment to support scholarships awarded to community college transfer students who wish to teach in their home communities.
“Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore” by Elizabeth Rush “guides readers through some of the places where (climate) change has been most dramatic.” All incoming first-year and transfer students at Appalachian will receive a copy of the book during their Summer Orientation session.
Appalachian State University is one of five universities selected by AT&T to participate in the Climate Resiliency Community Challenge — a major research initiative aimed at helping communities in the southeastern United States build resilience to climate change.
Dr. William Hicks, a political-science professor at Appalachian State University, explains how seeing presidential candidates in person, rather than just on TV, can inform both voters and young people studying the U.S. political system.