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Archive for June, 2017

Appalachian student becomes first recipient of teaching fellowship with the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington, D.C.

By Ellen Gwin Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) through a partnership with Appalachian State University is launching its first Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Fellowship. The fellowship was created to provide a student studying in Appalachia the opportunity to learn more about the region and the ARC’s investment efforts to strengthen critical, analytical and leadership skills.

Jordyne Blaise named associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and compliance at Appalachian

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—Jordyne Blaise will be the next associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and compliance at Appalachian State University. She will begin work July 1, having most recently served as the inaugural director of community engagement and equity at Harvard Law School.

Students receive awards for service to Appalachian during ‘2017 Celebration of Leadership and Legacy’

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Nine students at Appalachian State University received awards for their service to the university during “2017 Celebration of Leadership and Legacy,” a banquet held April 21 on campus.

Five campus leaders receive Appalachian’s 2017 Plemmons Leadership Medallions

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Five Appalachian State University leaders received W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallions during the “2017 Celebration of Leadership and Legacy,” a banquet held April 21 on campus.