Using NRPA data from 1,200 adults over the age of 50, Appalachian’s Dr. Stephanie West and Jill Naar will identify how parks and recreation departments can best facilitate older adult participation in sports and physical activities.
A winter storm dumped 16—20 inches of snow on campus and the surrounding areas, causing meteorologists to consult the record books and students to break out their sleds and snowboards. Campus fared well and is digging out.
Appalachian State Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Tuesday that he has commenced a national search to find the next leader of App State Football. Scott Satterfield is leaving the university to accept a head coaching opportunity at the University of Louisville.
Highlighted by quarterback Zac Thomas being named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year, Scott Satterfield being named Sun Belt Coach of the Year and the program's 16 all-conference selections including six All-Sun Belt first-team picks, Appalachian State fared well as the league announced its 2018 awards Thursday.
Numerous faculty and staff members in Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences were recognized for their teaching, scholarly work and/or outstanding service during the college’s annual awards luncheon in October.
Fifteen High Country high school students with limited or no previous exposure to Chinese language and culture participated in the three-week culturally rich and academically rigorous program held on Appalachian’s campus.
From the mountains of the Scottish Highlands to a “Curious Lion” in Zimbabwe, the winning and runner-up photos in the 2018 IEW Photo Contest explore the world through the eyes of Appalachian faculty, staff and students.
Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences has named alumna Carmen Leigh Scoggins ’94 ’98, adjunct instructor of Spanish and foreign language methodology, the winner of its 2017–18 Outstanding Alumni Award.
Students from the Eastern Band of the Cherokee high school on the Qualla Boundary in North Carolina are learning about their tribal roots this weekend on a trip to New Echota and the Major Ridge Home/Chieftains Museum. "I don't want to depress them," said Appalachian State University Professor Allen Bryant at Chieftains Saturday. "I hope to inspire them. This house was built by a Cherokee leader."