This funding ensures that, for the 13th consecutive year, students in Watauga High School have access to the high-quality mental health services provided by Appalachian’s Assessment, Support, and Counseling Center.
Jigang “Harrison” He, president and CEO of Kestro Cos., was recognized during Appalachian’s International Education Week for his sustained contributions and support for advancing global learning at Appalachian.
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.
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.
Drs. David Dickinson, Dave Bruner and Dave McEvoy, of Appalachian’s Department of Economics, will use their awarded funding to perform a weeklong study on the effects of sleep restriction in young adult participants.
An article authored by senior gender, women’s and sexuality major Sope Kahn and Appalachian’s Drs. Ellen Lamont and Teresa Roach “demonstrates some of the ways LGBTQ people are challenging heterosexual hookup culture” on college campuses.
The La-Z-Boy Foundation’s $75,000 gift will fund the creation of L.I.D.A. — the student-designed Lab for Innovating in Design. The lab will house laser and vinyl cutters, 3D printers, as well as space for a technician’s office.
A collaboration between Appalachian’s Physical Plant, Mountaineer Athletics and the Marching Mountaineers helped sophomore Cam Hunter deliver bottled water to Wallace and Elizabethtown — areas hit hard by Hurricane Florence.
Recently opened on the Appalachian campus, the National Pan-Hellenic Council Plots and Garden give alumni and current members of African-American Greek organizations that compose “The Divine Nine” a location for reflection and celebration.