As Jordan’s King Abdullah visited NATO headquarters for talks on situations in the Middle East, Appalachian State University’s Dr. Curtis Ryan was quoted as saying Jordan remains a key moderate NATO partner in a tumultuous region.
Appalachian and the American University of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement for the development of a new transfer program in hospitality management. This agreement builds upon the partnership of the universities, which began in 2015.
Appalachian’s 2019 Global Leadership Awards and Global Engagement Award were bestowed during the university’s annual Appalachian Global Symposium. Seven were honored for their support and significant contributions to advance global learning at Appalachian.
App State announces winning photos of International Education Week Photo Contest
Nov. 26, 2019
Appalachian’s Office of International Education and Development announces the winners and runners-up of its 2019 International Education Week Photo Contest. The photos, taken by Appalachian faculty, staff and students, span 15 countries and six continents.
The award recognizes Moser, a professor of German and TESL/applied linguistics, for her years of service to foreign language education in North Carolina and the Appalachian region. Moser has taught at Appalachian more than 20 years.
A month after graduating from Appalachian, Andrés Rosa ’19 joined the Peace Corps in Peru, where he is using his B.A. in psychology degree and dance minor to help young people overcome challenges and build self-esteem.
Appalachian professor and 2019–20 Fulbright awardee Dr. Paul Wallace is spending the 2019–20 academic year teaching at NovSU in Russia and refining the curriculum for a new App State Online graduate certificate in international leadership.
Powell, professor of creative writing at Appalachian, will teach a course on contemporary U.S. literature at Ovidius University of Constanta, in Romania, during spring 2020, as well as conduct research for his seventh novel.
Appalachian’s Sornito-Carter, an assistant professor of anthropology, will travel to the University of the Philippines Visayas in August 2020 to complete Fulbright research on heritage conservation and disaster management in relation to climate change in the Philippines.