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Demetrius McCray, center, poses with members of the Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff’s Office during his fall 2018 internship. McCray is graduating from Appalachian in December with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. Photo submitted

Appalachian student-athlete returns to graduate after 4 years in the NFL
Dec 14, 2018

When he first enrolled at Appalachian State University in fall 2009, Demetrius McCray made a promise to his mother he would earn a degree.

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Appalachian State University junior Madison Cook, from Apex, provides security coverage at a Mountaineers football game. She is a graduate of the Appalachian Police Academy, part of the university’s Appalachian Police Development Program, which was created to equip Appalachian students with the knowledge, skills and training to become law enforcement officers. Photo by Marie Freeman

With App State Police, Madison Cook follows in family footsteps of service
Dec 12, 2018

Junior Madison Cook , a part-time police officer with Appalachian State University Police,  has a deep-seated desire to serve and help others, a feeling she said is influenced by having a fat

Police Development Program, Student
Nevin Darden, a junior criminal justice major at Appalachian from Newton, left in foreground, and other members of the North Carolina Army National Guard in a flooded area of Scotland County assist with Hurricane Florence emergency management services. Photo by Nevin Darden

15 Appalachian student veterans aid in Hurricane Florence recovery efforts
Sep 28, 2018

Fifteen Appalachian State University student veterans returned to class this week after being called to assist with Hurricane Florence emergency... Student

The graduates from the Appalachian Police Academy — part of Appalachian State University’s new Appalachian Police Development Program (APDP). Graduates are: Elijah Baker, Chase Bowman, Thomas-Ross Cloer, Madison Cook, Brendan Counts, Michael Dunmire, Patrick Fee, Cintya Garcia, John “Jack” Greene, Bryce Helms, Austin Joyce, Brandon Kelsey, Sam Mueck, Lena Nguyen, Ferrin Page, Clayton Robert, Ryan Ruff, Joseph Scott, Trevor Smith, Samuel Upton and Joshua Warren. Also pictured: Chief Andy Stephenson, Lt. K.C.

App State holds its first police cadet graduation
Aug 29, 2018

Twenty-one police cadets graduated from App State’s first police academy program after 13 weeks of training with a majority of graduates con

Police Development Program, Student
New York Jets' Doug Middleton (center) looks at the field during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J.

Jets' Middleton an inspiration as master's degree-toting playmaker
Aug 9, 2018

Doug Middleton was impressing the New York Jets with his playmaking skills last summer when a torn pectoral muscle sidelined him for the season... Alumni

New Police Development Program to train the ‘policing leaders of tomorrow’ at Appalachian
Jul 19, 2018

In May, 24 Appalachian State University students began the rigorous training and education at the Appalachian State University Police Academy to... Police Development Program, Student

cover of the book Jordan and the Arab Uprisings, by Dr. Ryan

New Book from Dr. Curtis Ryan
Jun 5, 2018

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

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Jordanian protesters raise a national flag during a demonstration outside the prime minister’s office in the capital, Amman, on June 4. (Raad Adayleh/AP)

Dr. Ryan's article appears in the Washington Post
Jun 4, 2018

The following is Dr. Ryan's article for the Washington Post:

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Dr. Key is featured in AppalachianToday for her recently published article
May 18, 2018

The field of political science is pushing toward greater data access and research transparency, or DA-RT.

Faculty
Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018

Staci Hunter, SECU Public Fellows Internship Scholarship recipient 2018
May 10, 2018

Staci Hunter, a graduating senior with a major in criminal justice and two minors in psychology and Spanish from Wendell, North Carolina, was... SECU Internship, Student

Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16, a native of Salisbury, participates in the Charlotte Spartan Sprint, an obstacle course race. As a special agent trainee at the NC Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) agency, Lowe said that maintaining her fitness is an important part of the job. Lowe got involved in obstacle course racing through the encouragement of her professor, Dr. Tammatha Clodfelter. Photo submitted

Internship with SBI leads Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 into law enforcement career
Apr 20, 2018

As a third-generation Appalachian State University graduate, Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 can’t remember missing a university homecoming

Alumni, SECU Internship