Bathanti, professor of creative writing and the McFarlane Family Distinguished Professor of Interdisciplinary Education at Appalachian, was recognized for his work to preserve and promote Appalachian culture.
The three-week 2019 Camp GOTR will offer rising third through fifth grade girls the opportunity to develop self-confidence and learn various life skills through physical activity, group games, interactive workshops and individual reflection.
The recent visit of Jared Kushner to Amman left many Jordanians worried that the Kushner plan, or President Trump’s alleged “deal of the century,” will try to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Jordan’s expense. Appalachian State University professor Dr. Curtis R. Ryan examines why the Kushner peace plan causes alarm in Jordan.
App State receives funding for K–12 geosciences outreach project
May 30, 2019
Appalachian’s Marta Toran has received grant funding from the American Geophysical Union to update the university’s PYES mobile photo booth — an outreach project designed to raise awareness for geoscience careers and the importance of earth science literacy.
Gokee will spend the next two academic years leading archaeological research in the Bandafassi region of eastern Senegal to study how the Atlantic slave trade impacted social life in this West African “shatter zone.”
Appalachian alumni Megan Holt-Smith ’15 ’16, John Kennedy ’16 and Emma Labovitz ’18, along with senior psychology major Caroline Webb, will use their Fulbright awards to study, conduct research and teach abroad during the 2019–20 academic year.
Generations-long conflicts won’t have five-minute solutions, King Center CEO Bernice King said in a speech on Appalachian State University’s campus on April 11. King — CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, minister and the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King — urged her audience during a luncheon held at Appalachian to find ways to compromise and strive for inclusion.
Alumna and author Dr. Meredith McCarroll shares her interdisciplinary Appalachian Experience — on the page and the stage
March 29, 2019
McCarroll, director of writing and rhetoric at Bowdoin College and author of “Appalachian Reckoning,” said the balance between dance and English kept her “healthy and happy” while learning to be an educator at Appalachian.