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Appalachian one of 8 UNC institutions to host Laboratory School, will partner with Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools to advance literacy

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will collaborate with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) in a Laboratory School program to enhance student education and outcomes in K-8 classrooms in low-performing school districts across the state.

Educators inducted into Reich College of Education Rhododendron Society

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE—The Reich College of Education (RCOE) hosted its 17th Rhododendron Society induction in late July, honoring three Appalachian State University graduates for their service to education. The inductees were Dr. Kim Blackburn-Morrison ’93 ’10, Bob M. Mauldin ’61 and Dawn B. Wooten ’89.

Reich College of Education Science Seminar Series begins Sept. 15

By University Communications

BOONE—The Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University, through its Math and Science Education Center, will host a Science Seminar Series beginning this week and running through April 2017.

Dr. Melba Spooner named dean of the Reich College of Education

BOONE—Dr. Melba Spooner has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education after a national search. She begins her duties July 1, 2016.

Course in international leadership offered this fall at Appalachian

BOONE—A partnership between Appalachian State University, Novgorod State University in Russia and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Pakistan is focused on increasing students’, teachers’ and others’ foundations of cultural awareness and communication.

Middle Secondary Master’s Certification provides alternative path to teaching

BOONE—An alternative path to teacher preparation is offered at Appalachian State University through the Middle Secondary Master’s Certification program in the Reich College of Education.

Appalachian’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program will hold an open house Nov. 2

BOONE—The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Appalachian State University will hold an open house Nov. 2 from 3:30-5 p.m. room 124A of the College of Education building.

Rhododendron Society inducts Beasley, Rhinehart and Richards

BOONE—Three leaders in public education and in their communities are the latest inductees into The Rhododendron Society at Appalachian State University.

They are Chad S. Beasley of Mount Airy, Bill G. Rhinehart of Melville, New York, and T.R. Richards of Winston-Salem. They were honored July 25 during a ceremony on campus.

Stanley receives Durham Freshman Advocate Award

BOONE—Jan P. Stanley, director of the James Center for Appalachian Educators in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education, has received the Harvey R. Durham Freshman Advocate Award for 2015.