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Catherine Messer

Thanks to Teachers Catherine Messer
Apr 22, 2017

Catherine Messer is a first year teacher, teaching third grade at Leicester Elementary School. She says teaching is in her blood. Her mother is a kind...

Innovation Scholars

Five ‘Original and Collaborative’ Projects Funded by Chancellor’s First Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 20, 2017

Five proposals out of 40 submitted by faculty at Appalachian State University have been awarded funding through Chancellor Sheri N. Everts’ App...

One Amazing Thing

‘One Amazing Thing’ Selected for Appalachian’s 2017-18 Common Reading Program; Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to Speak on Campus Aug. 21
Apr 20, 2017

All incoming first-year students at Appalachian State University will receive a copy of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s novel “One Amazing Thing” d...

Four NEW SoundAffect Podcasts Available: Freedom of Speech & First Amendment Rights
Apr 14, 2017

Four new SoundAffect Podcasts are now available:Dr. Nancy Love on lyrics, the First Amendment and the power of music: Dr. Nancy Love, political s...

Woody Trathen

Dr. Woodrow Trathen Named Chair of the Reading Education and Special Education Department
Apr 12, 2017

Dr. Woodrow Trathen, a professor in the Department of Reading Education and Special Education (RESE), has been named chair of the RESE Department. Tra...

Leslie Bradbury

Leslie Bradbury Awarded an Appalachian State University Campus Teaching Excellence Award
Apr 12, 2017

Dr. Leslie Bradbury, an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University's Reich College of Educati...

Math competition

Middle and High School Students Compete in Regional Math Competition Hosted by Appalachian
Apr 12, 2017

Awards for individuals and top schools were earned during regional qualifying for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State Univer...

educational leadership panel

Educational Leaders Share Thoughts on Challenges and Solutions in K-12 Schools and Community Colleges
Apr 7, 2017

Decreased funding, increased accountability measures that take time away from teaching and shifts toward greater business-like operational models are ...

Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate (CPED) Consortium

Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Admitted to Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate (CPED) Consortium
Apr 4, 2017

The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership in Appalachian's Reich College of Education has been admitted to the Carnegie Project on the Educationa...

Tracy Smith

A Teachers’ Teacher: Appalachian professor Tracy Wilson Smith receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching
Apr 3, 2017

Teachers matter to Dr. Tracy Wilson Smith, professor in the Reich College of Education (RCOE) at Appalachian State University. Over the cour...