Jordan Greene, a former marketing analyst from Boone, returned to college to pursue a mathematics degree. While at Appalachian, he has earned a North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship to study scientific data.
The Rhododendron Society’s newest members — Appalachian alumni Dorothy “Dot” Case ’69, Chris Moody ’99 and Angela Quick ’91 — were inducted Friday, June 14, during a brunch held at Hound Ears Club in Boone.
Appalachian partnered with the National Park Service to produce a new documentary about the history of Flat Top Manor at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. The film is now showing in the manor’s minitheater.
For the past 34 years, An Appalachian Summer Festival has brought renowned creative and performing artists to the High Country. This year’s lineup includes Patti LaBelle, The Temptations, the Punch Brothers and others.
Appalachian professor Dr. Shawn Bergman has received continued funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for the study, which examines how data analytics could inform employers’ decisions regarding their employees’ health and safety.
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.
Solar barn installed at Horse Helpers of the High Country with energy grant from App State
May 28, 2019
The solar barn project at Horse Helpers of the High Country, which was partially funded by a 2018–19 Energy Efficient Grant through Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT), helps power the farm’s barn and fencing.
Appalachian’s Aeron McConnell, of Asheville, earned the Walter C. Connolly Endowed Award for Physics and the George Dewey Bingham D.D.S. Endowed Award for Math at the end of his first year at Appalachian.