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We offer a diverse array of courses and degrees within multiple programs.

I stayed on my own path and did not follow the herd. I made a way for myself. —Eartha Kitt

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Departmental News & Events

Watauga Residential College celebrated its 50th Reunion with more than 100 alumni and faculty returning to campus for the two-day event.

Dr. Laura Ammon won the 2023 Harvey R. Durham Outstanding Freshman Advocate Award.

Krystal Carter, Appalachian Studies MA student, was inducted into the Cratis B. Williams Society of the Graduate School. Only 2% of all graduates earn this honor.

Rachel Royster, Global Studies major, won the Global Studies Study Abroad Scholarship.