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Members of the first Business For Good Residential Learning Center (RLC) are pictured in Peacock Hall’s Department of Management

App State business students live and learn in Business for Good community
Aug 3, 2022

First-generation college students, in particular, face barriers in the early years of their higher education journeys.To help retain these important m...

Pictured, from left to right, are App State’s Dr. Steven Leon, Dr. Lakshmi Iyer and Dr. Jason Xiong.

5 faculty teams awarded 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation grants for projects at App State
Jul 26, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — The 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars have been announced, with five teams of Appalachian State University faculty receiving up ...

Dawn Medlin, center, with colleagues and mentees (from left) MSADA Director Jason Xiong, CIS Lecturer Laura Brewer, Doris Medlin, Dawn Medlin, Victoria Fowler, Dean Sandra Vannoy and Executive Director of Development Kyle Allen

Medlin, Sparks honored as college-level alumni
Jul 22, 2022

Appalachian State University honored 11 of its alumni on Saturday, July 16 during the 2022 Alumni Association Awards Gala.Among the hon...

App State Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball gives opening remarks at the 2022 Appalachian Energy Summit, titled “Regenerative, Resilient and Sustainable: Celebrating 10 Years of Best Practice.” The summit hosts energy leaders from different government agencies and businesses, as well as students and representatives of the member institutions in the UNC System. This year the attendees learned that the state had reached $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs...

Appalachian Energy Summit reports $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs statewide
Jul 21, 2022

App State hosts decade of NC energy conferences to put ideas into actionBOONE, N.C. — The annual Appalachian Energy Summit has spearheaded...

A small cadre of Mountaineer families have fostered a legacy of consistent giving to Appalachian State University for approximately 50 years. Pictured, an aerial view of Founders Plaza, with statues of two of App State’s co-founders, B.B. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Dougherty, and Founders Bell Pavilion.

50 years of giving: App State families change lives, build legacies
Jul 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumni have often said that once you become part of the Mountaineer community, you never truly leave. Whi...

Grace Waugh, a senior sustainable technology major from Chapel Hill, far left, and Summer Gee ’20, a graduate student from Wrightsville Beach, center, were part of a multidisciplinary team of App State undergraduate and graduate students that won second place in its division in the 2021–22 U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup. Waugh and Gee are pictured holding the trophy that the team received and with the team’s faculty adviser, Dr. Jaewon Oh...

App State students score 2nd-place divisional win in national solar competition
Jul 12, 2022

The student team was recognized for its solar power system, designed to meet the renewable energy needs of a campus communityFourteen students at Appa...

Five earn professorships in Walker College of Business

Five earn professorships in Walker College of Business
Jun 30, 2022

Five faculty members at Appalachian State University have been appointed to professorships in the Walker College of Business, and six have been reappo...

Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship

Student athlete gains support from Markel Specialty Scholarship
Jun 27, 2022

Summer Schloss, rising senior risk management and insurance (RMI) major and center for the Appalachian State Women’s Basketball team, has been award...

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report

App State's diversity, equity and inclusion work detailed in 2021-22 annual report
Jun 23, 2022

Appalachian State University's Office of Diversity has released its inaugural report, summarizing the university's diversity, equity and inclusion wor...

Dennis Covington ’92, left, and his wife, Katherine, have donated $1.3 million in support of facilities for App State Athletics and academic resources for the Walker College of Business. They are pictured in the end zone of Kidd Brewer Stadium during an App State football game.

App State alum donates $1.3 million in support of App State Athletics and Walker College of Business
Jun 22, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Dennis Covington ’92 and his wife, Katherine, have made a $1.3 million gift to Appalachian State University in support of facilities...