Dr. Virginia Corrigan appointed as director of new 4-year program
Jan. 21, 2022
App State’s new Bachelor of Science in veterinary technology will prepare students for meaningful employment in the growing veterinary medical profession and lead to career advancement opportunities for those already working in the field.
MBA human resources concentration named among nation’s top 10
Jan. 21, 2022
The Princeton Review has named App State’s Walker College of Business in its “The Best Business Schools 2022” list, which recognizes U.S. schools with the best on-campus MBA degree programs. App State also offers its nationally recognized MBA through App State Online.
In her time at App State, senior Karolyn Martin has discovered new interests, mentored and educated others and developed skills that will help her in building her career. She is a communication studies major with a marketing minor and aspires to become a lawyer.
Participating in the Carbon Neutral Commuter (CNC) program — administered by App State’s Office of Sustainability — is a step Mountaineers can take to reduce global warming and make a positive difference in climate change.
University will be only UNC System institution to operate two lab school programs
Jan. 10, 2022
App State is partnering with Elkin City Schools to open the university’s second laboratory school aimed at enhancing student education, improving outcomes and providing high-quality teacher and principal training. The program will serve approximately 100 students in second through fourth grades.
Dr. Sarah Carmichael describes her job as similar to that of a crime scene investigator — and the evidence she examines is more than 350 million years old. Through her research, Carmichael and her team seek insight on the causes and outcomes of mass extinctions during the Devonian period.
App State student-athletes continue to perform at a high level in the classroom, with fall 2021 marking the 19th consecutive semester that these students have earned a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA. The cumulative GPA for all App State student-athletes is 3.19.
App State has stepped onto the world stage as the lead institution to operate and maintain weather stations at the highest elevation on the planet — Mount Everest. Funded by the National Geographic Society, the project is creating new opportunities on campus and impacting climate research worldwide.
Appalachian State University conferred degrees to 1,642 graduates, including 1,286 undergraduate and 356 graduate students, at its Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10 at the Holmes Convocation Center.
A research team at App State is investigating effective treatments for triple-negative breast cancer — the type of breast cancer with the least number of and least effective treatment options available.