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).
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. Scott Relyea, assistant professor of history at Appalachian, will travel to China in September 2018 to continue his research on early 20th-century Sino-Tibetan relations in the Kham borderland of eastern Tibet.
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.”
Ramadan is the month of fasting and reflection in the Arab world. For many, it is also a month to reach out to others, to make things right. But this Ramadan is like no other in Jordanian history. This Ramadan has been marked by fasting and some of the most massive protests in Jordanian history. Appalachian State University professor Dr. Curtis R. Ryan looks at why the depth and breadth of the protest movements is especially important.
Appalachian, a participant in the College STAR (Supporting Transition Access and Retention) project, will continue to support students with learning differences through grant funding from East Carolina University.
Over the last few decades, the United States’ relationship with Iraq has been tense, to say the least. But 6,000 miles away in Boone, N.C., bridges of understanding are being built in the world of academics.
More than 60 years after it went bankrupt, sold off its campus near Asheville and formally dissolved, Black Mountain College exerts an enduring influence on art and education in the U.S. and abroad. Appalachian State University is celebrating that legacy this spring with a series of events and programs centering on Black Mountain’s history and some of the people who taught, studied and made art there.
Appalachian junior Sope Kahn, a gender, women’s and sexuality studies major, is the recipient of the 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship. In March, Kahn participated in the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference.
Appalachian State University’s Jenna Willis is one of 33 master’s-level addictions counseling students selected to participate in the NBCC Foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors.