App State’s Dr. Andrew Koricich has already begun thinking about what the future holds for students after COVID-19, especially rural students. He encourages rural students to remember society will eventually find a new normal and that they should take care of and be kind to themselves, because their voices and actions are needed on the other side of this pandemic.
Appalachian State University’s Career Development Center is working to ensure university students have virtual access to career resources — including new options created specifically in response to the shift to virtual platforms, due to COVID-19.
Appalachian’s student-run media outlets — The Appalachian newspaper, The App (WASU-FM 90.5) radio station and AppTV — were recognized for excellence in communication at the 80th annual Intercollegiate Broadcast System International Media Conference held March 6–8 in New York City.
The “Supporting the STEM Pathway” project is designed to boost student success in calculus courses at Appalachian. Such courses span majors other than math, including biology, chemistry, geology, computer science, geography and physics.
In her announcement to campus concerning Spring 2020 Commencement, Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts said, “My leadership team and I are committed to preserving the essence of the celebrations and milestones of the final weeks of the spring semester, including commencement.”