App State has returned to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. There are no current plans to move in-person classes online. All students, faculty and staff should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Face coverings are required in all indoor campus locations for students, faculty, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Read the latest updates
App State’s Dr. Ece Karatan, biologist and vice provost for research, is quoted regarding the university’s wastewater surveillance project being used to identify possible clusters of COVID-19 infection in residence halls.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Appalachian State University has enacted a coordinated, universitywide response — in concert with agencies across the town, region and state — while continuing to further its academic mission.
Revisit key moments, from a landmark fall enrollment of more than 20,000 students to a public health campaign to help slow the spread of COVID-19, that show App State resilience during a year of historic challenges.
Appalachian State University will be among 15 University of North Carolina System institutions to receive new cold storage units designated for doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. App State will have the capacity to store 116,200 doses in its new units.
App State’s Dr. Shea Tuberty is quoted about lead found in water supplies and aquatic life, and the lead-testing research he and his students conduct on the French Broad River. Tuberty teaches in the Department of Biology.
In this opinion piece, Dr. Geri Miller offers seven core suggestions that counselors can use as a guide in addressing substance dependence and pain management from a biopsychosocial perspective in their counseling approach. Miller teaches in App State’s Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling.
The Appalachian Police Department is sponsoring 15 Watauga County officers, including App State officers, to become Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) LLC trainers through FIP’s nationally recognized curriculum. The class will also include officers from elsewhere in the Western North Carolina region.