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Dr. Jessica Cory, editor of Appalachian Journal

Dr. Jessica Cory appointed editor of Appalachian Journal
Jul 8, 2024

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jessica Cory as the third editor of&...

Built in 1792, Fort Defiance is the former home of William Lenoir. Photo by Dr. Beth Davison

Students in "Antebellum Slavery in Appalachia" course design exhibit for Lenoir's Fort Defiance
May 2, 2024

LENOIR, N.C. — Students and faculty members from Appalachian State University's College of Arts and Sciences and Reich College of Education collabor...

Professor Alex Hooker playing “Cotton Eyed Joe” on the banjo for his Appalachian Strings class. Feb. 14, 2024. Hooker demonstrates how the song is supposed to sound before guiding his students along. Photo by Devon Richter

Strings of legacy: Alexander Hooker’s 25-year impact on App State
Apr 16, 2024

Alexander Hooker’s journey to old-time folk music started gradually, then suddenly. He has been a professor of Appalachian Strings here at...

Rodrigo Dorfman is a Chilean-born, Latino visual storyteller and community activist known for his work documenting the Great Latino Migration to the American South. Photo by Rodrigo Dorfman (rodrigodorfman.com).

September 26: "The Making of the Nuevo South" with Rodrigo Dorfman
Sep 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of S...

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University

App State grant writing class raises $35,000 for local nonprofits
Jul 12, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University students enrolled in the Spring 2023 "Grants for Non-Profits" course applied their grant writing skills a...

Rose Tatum '13, Director of Volunteering and Community Partnerships with ENGin

Alumni Profile: Rose Tatum '13
May 25, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Rose Tatum, originally from Wilmington, graduated in 2013 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies and minors in Spanish and...

Dr. Laura Ammon, associate professor in the Appalachian State University Department of Philosophy and Religion and director of the Watauga Residential College (WRC) in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr. Laura Ammon receives freshman advocacy award
May 23, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Laura Ammon, associate professor in the Appalachian State University Department of Philosophy and Religion and dire...

Spring 2023 Cratis D. Williams Society inductees Zoë Benfield (upper left), Krystal Carter (upper middle), Nic Garzone (upper right), Natalie Moyer (lower left), Gabriel Paredes (lower middle) and Skyler Prowten (lower right)

Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include six CAS graduates
May 22, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — In the Spring and Fall, Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies seeks nominations for the Cratis ...

Dr. Derek Martin, Dr. Maggie Sugg, Dr. Jeff Colby and Dr. Katherine Ledford

4 CAS faculty receive research, mentorship awards from the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Apr 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies has announced the recipients of their 2022-23 f...

The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program presents a screening of No Straight Lines with a Q&A panel with Dr. Craig Fischer and Dr. Dylan M. Blackston to follow.

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program Presents: "No Straight Lines" Screening and Q&A
Mar 29, 2023

No Straight Lines Screening and Q&AThe Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program presents a screening of No Straight Lines with a Q&A pan...