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Four Appalachian professors and one instructor have received the 2017 Reich College of Education Outstanding Faculty Awards

By Heather Brandon

BOONE, N.C.—Five Appalachian State University faculty members in the Reich College of Education have received the college’s 2017 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Over 600 students from 30 area schools compete in technology association competition at Appalachian

By Heather Y. Brandon

BOONE, N.C.—The North Carolina Technology Student Association (NCTSA), which is the state chapter of the national Technology Student Association (TSA), held its Western Region Conference at Appalachian State University on Friday, Feb. 17.

Appalachian’s Dr. Tracy Wilson Smith receives 2017 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, one of 17 honored

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Dr. Tracy Wilson Smith, professor in the Reich College of Education (RCOE) at Appalachian State University, has been recognized by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors as among the most outstanding faculty, and is one of 17 recipients to receive its 2017 Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

Appalachian to host more than 700 aspiring scientists, engineers and others at regional competition on campus

BOONE—The Career and Technical Education Program, which is housed in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University, will host the 2016 Western Region North Carolina Technology Student Association (NCTSA) Conference Feb. 26. The event at Appalachian is the largest regional NCTSA Conference in the state.

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation awards $100,000 to Appalachian to support math education

BOONE—Trustees of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation have awarded a two-year $100,000 grant to Appalachian State University’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction to provide Math Recovery® training and coach approximately 35 elementary mathematics teacher leaders who will in turn support their colleagues in Alleghany, Avery, Burke and Wilkes counties.

Documentary filmmaker and professor Joe Murphy to be honored March 28 and 29

BOONE—A 39-year career at Appalachian State University will be celebrated March 28-29 as friends, family and former students gather to honor Department of Curriculum and Instruction Professor Joe Murphy who will retire at the end of this semester.

Faculty emerita/emeritus status granted by the Board of Trustees

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees granted emerita or emeritus status during its March 22 meeting to 14 members of the faculty.