Coronavirus information: The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place. Instruction has transitioned online for summer sessions. Read the latest update posted 6/2/2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Jacob Meadows of Carrollton, Kentucky, B.S. in business economics from the University of Louisville and currently a master’s degree student in Appalachian studies at Appalachian, arrived in Washington, D.C., in early May to work with the ARC for several weeks on this pilot program.
As Appalachian’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship, the Chancellor’s Scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals – those who seek graduate or professional post-baccalaureate degrees to become physicians, Ph.D. holders and more.
Sarah Beth Anderson of Boone, who is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in the clinical mental health counseling program at Appalachian State University, has received a scholarship that includes $8,000 to defray the costs of her education as well as training in the counseling of underserved rural populations.
Five teams, made up six students each, partnered with the following organizations: Western Youth Network; Children’s Hope Alliance/Grandfather Home; High Country Local First; Blood, Sweat and Gears; and Southern Appalachian Historical Association/Horn in the West.
Team Appalachian [In]sight, a group of seven graduate and undergraduate students representing Appalachian’s Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment, placed second in the “Suburban Single-Family Housing” category at the fourth annual Race to Zero Competition.
John Barton, a junior industrial design major at Appalachian State University, was awarded the Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. This prestigious annual scholarship is awarded to just five students nationally and includes full tuition, room, board, books and fees for Barton’s senior year.
To best the competition, the team of five students from the Thomas W. Reese Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology (GAIT) program designed a custom-packaging solution and other marketing materials for Moosepacks™, a local, student-owned business.
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, part of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, enables Americans to study Arabic or one of 13 other “critical” languages in cultural immersion programs overseas.
The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) has announced that student Ryan Hellenbrand and alumna Megan Holt-Smith have been chosen as recipients of Fulbright scholarship awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research and/or teach English abroad.
Juliana J. Blanton of Boone, who is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in the clinical mental health counseling program at Appalachian State University, has received a fellowship that includes $8,000 to defray the costs of her education as well as training in the counseling of underserved minority populations, specifically those ages 16 to 25.