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Alumni in the News

Appalachian State University alumna Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20 has received national recognition for her work as a parks and recreation professional — the National Recreation and Park Association recently named Sedlak among 30 such professionals under age 30 to watch in 2021. She holds an MPA with a concentration in not-for-profit management and a B.S. in recreation management-recreation and park management from App State. Photo submitted

App State alumna Marisa Sedlak is a parks and recreation star

Mountaineer Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20 is a new parks and recreation star. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently named the two-t...

Cashae Cook ’14, who serves as the diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer in the Appalachian Police Department — the official policing agency of Appalachian State University. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Appalachian Police Department’s new diversity, inclusion and community engagement officer promotes positive interactions

As a child, Cashae Cook ’14 said she was always glad to see police officers arrive at her house — because it meant she and her siblings would be s...

Appalachian State University alumnus Tommy Wrenn ’14, who earned a B.A. in political science with minors in communication and music, works as the associate director of individual giving at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. Photo submitted

Political Science alum fundraises for DC research institution

For the past six years, Appalachian State University alumnus Tommy Wrenn ’14 has worked as a development professional in Washington, D.C., fundraisi...

Nathan Smith ’09, who earned a B.S. in political science from Appalachian and an M.A. in government from John Hopkins University, is a senior associate at Civitas Public Affairs Group in Washington, D.C. Photo submitted

App State alumnus shapes public policy

As a senior associate at Civitas Public Affairs Group in Washington, D.C., Appalachian State University alumnus Nathan Smith ’09 tackles p...

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