The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/27/2020 at 5:59 p.m.
Posted at 2:19pm on March 16, 2020. Last updated at 6:29pm on March 27, 2020.
Appalachian assistant professor Dr. Sonja Ardoin has received grant funding from American College Personnel Association (ACPA)-College Student Educators International for her proposed study to explore how social class and classism in higher education influence the experiences of administrators and faculty.
Dr. Johnathan Sugg, assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, along with geography students Tatiana Magee and Will Hutchinson ’16 ’19, has completed a GIS analysis that supports the climate advocacy efforts of nonprofit Protect Our Winters.
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.
Pianist and Appalachian music performance graduate student Molly Reid ’14 will compete in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Performance Competition in March for a top prize of $5,000.
Through the grant, the Child Development Center is partnering with Appalachian’s Department of Family and Child Studies to offer expanded services that include a new home visitation program and increased availability of infant and toddler care.
Appalachian State University, Ashe County Schools and RTI International are collaborating as part of a five-year, rural mental health grant that has received $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education. Their grant proposal was titled “Rural School Mental Health Training and Service Provision in North Carolina.”