Faculty members in Appalachian’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies have received funding from Columbus State University (CSU) to develop and implement a training program for academic coaches at CSU.
Shannon Wells, Appalachian senior and winner of a Critical Language Scholarship, will travel to Hikone, Japan, this summer to participate in a language and cultural immersion program for American students.
An interdisciplinary team at Appalachian has received planning funds from the N.C. Humanities Council for their project “Decolonizing Citizenship and Indigenous Lifeways,” which will involve Gadugi Program/Cherokee Partnership students.
Many of the sculptures that adorn Appalachian State University’s campus were gifted by Irwin “Ike” Belk. The prominent North Carolina business leader and philanthropist died Saturday, Feb. 24, at his home. Belk was 95.
Participants in Appalachian’s 2018 Dance Marathon raised $42,696.46 for Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country and the Western Youth Network — organizations that support High Country children and their families.
Appalachian State University’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) student training program receives third-year funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Faculty and students of Appalachian’s IDEXlab were awarded funding from the city of Elizabethton, Tennessee, to develop a conceptual master plan proposal and a feasibility study for two of the city’s parks.
Appalachian professor Patricia Johann in the university’s computer science department has received funding from the National Science Foundation for her project exploring new foundations in indexed programming.
East Carolina University awards funding for ECU and Appalachian faculty and students to research the Village of Portsmouth on Portsmouth Island for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.