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Dr. Ellen Key

Dr. Ellen Key inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers
Oct 23, 2019

On October 23, 2019 Dr. Ellen Key was inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers.

Faculty
Appalachian alumna Lindsay Bookout ’16, a freelance proofreader in Wilmington operating under the name Pendulum Proofreading. Bookout, who is originally from Charlotte, is currently studying for the LSAT, with a goal of attending law school in fall 2021 to focus on animal and environmental law. Photo submitted

Alumna pursues law school aspirations while helping others put their best words forward
Oct 21, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna and self-professed “grammar nerd” Lindsay Bookout ’16, of Wilmington, would never call herself a hero, and yet, she is in the business of savi

Alumni
Appalachian alumnus Jonathan Kappler ’05 is the 2019 recipient of the Appalachian Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Award. Kappler serves as chief of staff to the deputy secretary for behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disabilities with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State recognizes Young Alumni Award winner Jonathan Kappler ’05
Oct 18, 2019

 “Appalachian was an obvious choice for me from the beginning,” said Jonathan Kappler ’05, Appalachian State University’s 2019 Young Alumni Award winner.

Alumni
Appalachian Police Department Capt. K.C. Mitchell, far right in back row, and Detective Tina Dunn, far left in middle row, with the 2019 graduates of the Appalachian Police Academy — part of Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Police Officer Development Program (APDP). Pictured, from front row to back row, left to right, are graduates Anthony Gibbs, of Wake Forest; Connor Malmstrom, of Concord; Brandon Southard, of Kernersville; John Sanders, of Durham; Abigail Rivera, of Durham; Haley Triplette, of

Appalachian Police Academy celebrates second graduating class
Oct 1, 2019

Fifteen recruits graduated from the Appalachian State University Police Academy in August and all passed the examination to become certified... Police Development Program, Student

Dr. Ardoin and Dr. Key have article appear in the Washington Post
Aug 20, 2019

Throughout academia, including in political science, women haven’t achieved parity with men.

Faculty

New Book from Dr. E. Ike Udogu
Jul 31, 2019

The department of Government and Justice Studies is proud to announce the publication of Dr. E.

Faculty
The inaugural Law Enforcement Agency of the Year Award presented to the Appalachian State University Police Department by the North Carolina Police Executives Association (NCPEA).

App State Police Department honored as NCPEA Law Enforcement Agency of the Year
Jul 25, 2019

The Appalachian State University Police Department (APD) was honored as the Law Enforcement Agency of the Year by the North Carolina Police... Police Development Program

Bayley Plummer ’19, a recent graduate of Appalachian’s B.S. in criminal justice program who is continuing her Appalachian education by pursuing an MPA. She will continue to work part-time security shifts as an Appalachian police cadet while she earns her graduate degree and plays one more season as a center/forward for the Mountaineers women’s basketball team. Photo by Chase Reynolds

APDP cadet Bayley Plummer gives her all in the classroom, on the court and in the community
Jul 11, 2019

Bayley Plummer ’19, a recent graduate of Appalachian State University’s B.S.

Police Development Program, Student

Dr. Key has article published
Jul 10, 2019

Dr. Ellen Key ( Appalachian State University) and Dr.

Faculty
Dr. Pat Mitchell

Dr. Pat Mitchell Elected President of the North Carolina Economic Development Association
Jul 8, 2019

The North Carolina Economic Development Association, which works to increase economic and business development throughout the state, elected... Faculty

Dr. Ondercin Has Article Published
Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Heather L. Ondercin ( Appalachian State University) and Dr.

Faculty
Travian Smith, a senior political science major with a concentration in public administration from Charlotte, is Appalachian’s first recipient of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Divine Nine Leadership Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

For App State student, leadership award may pave the way for public service
Jun 6, 2019

As the first recipient of Appalachian State University’s National P

Student
At a protest against the United States’ Middle East peace plan on May 28, 2019, near the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, a placard reads in Arabic, “Kushner, Jordan is neither to buy nor to sell.” (Andre Pain/EPA-EFE/SHUTTERSTOCK)