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.
Artese, from São Paulo, Brazil, is a member of the NouN Improv Comedy Troupe and Appalachian Student Ambassadors, as well as International Appalachian (INTAPP) and the Student Orientation Undergraduate Leader (SOUL) program.
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.
Minute to minute, hour to hour, day to day. Holocaust survivor Susan Cernyak-Spatz’ sole survival method was to focus on living to the next minute, which she credits as being the mentality that kept her alive.
How do coal-mining communities and their cultures survive once the coal industry moves on? Hansell’s book “After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales,” forthcoming from WVU Press, explores this issue.
Appalachian alum Shohei Tsutsumi, of Osaka, Japan, exceled in the university’s Appalachian studies graduate program — receiving scholarships for studies on local music traditions, winning prizes at old-time music contests and more.
Middle and high school students in Appalachian’s Vietnamese Summer Academy are learning about American and Appalachian culture and improving their English language skills as they explore the region and interact with the community.