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ACCESS Scholar and senior Alyssa Rodriguez, of Elizabeth City, is the 2020 recipient of Appalachian State University’s Kenneth E. Peacock Spirit of ACCESS Award. Rodriguez, a first-generation college student, will graduate from Appalachian in May with a B.S. in political science–public administration and minors in general business and leadership studies. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State senior recognized for embodying the spirit of ACCESS Scholarship Program
May 6, 2020

Alyssa Rodriguez, an Appalachian State University graduating senior and ACCESS Scholar from Elizabeth City, has been named the 2020 recipient of Appal...

Student paper featured in EuropeNow
Apr 6, 2020

 Lillian Livermore, whose research paper, "From the Well to the Internet:  Alternative Modes of Education by Women Through History," is feat...

Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces four Appalachian ...

Taking Students to the Iowa Caucus: An Experiential Approach to American Politics
Jan 22, 2020

20 students and faculty from Appalachian State University will depart from Boone, NC on January 30, 2020, on a 14-hour van journey to Iowa for #App2Io...

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 North Car...

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. in criminal justice program from Thomasville, may have found her path...

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 Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Divine Nine Leadership Award, Travian Smith is ga...

Appalachian sets new record with 4 Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists
May 1, 2019

An Appalachian State University senior and three university alumni have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists for the 2019–2...

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Bryce Helms — from Appalachian police cadet to full-time APD officer
Feb 19, 2019

As the Appalachian State University Police Department (APD) prepares to welcome new cadets to its Appalachian Police Officer Development Program ...

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 ...