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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

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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 management services and relief efforts in Eastern... 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 continuing to work part-time with University Police.

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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

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

Kendall Hughes, on a mission trip to Nicaragua

Hughes prepares for a career in intelligence by combining ROTC and criminal justice
Mar 21, 2018

Kendall Hughes, who is from Charlotte, transferred to Appalachian State University because he felt that Appalachian had the best Army ROTC... Student

Paige Anderholm with Global Leadership Award

Paige Anderholm Recieves 2017 Global Leadership Award
Dec 1, 2017

Paige Anderholm, a political science major from Summerfield, North Carolina, received Appalachian State University’s 2017 Global Leadership

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Razan Farhan Alaqil speaks at the MiSK-UNDP Youth Forum 2017, held in September in New York City.

Razan Farhan Alaqil: Representing Saudi youth on the world stage
Nov 6, 2017

Political science major Razan Farhan Alaqil is originally from Saudi Arabia and has been the Saudi youth representative to the United Nations.

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The summer 2017 App State SECU Public Fellows Internship cohort with university staff and employees of the Boone SECU branch.

Two Criminal Justice Students Highlighted In Article
Sep 29, 2017

Matthew Lee, a criminal justice major at ASU from Ashe County, just wrapped up several weeks working at the State Bureau of Investigation in... Student, SECU Internship

Criminal Justice Student interviewed by The Shelby Star
Aug 12, 2017

Jules Bouchard, 22, said he chose to major in criminal justice at Appalachian State University after getting into some trouble as a young teen.... Student

SECU continues to fund Appalachian internships; 10 students complete 2017 summer internships
Aug 4, 2017

Ten students from Appalachian State University completed 2017 summer internships in public sector and nonprofit entities of rural and underserved... Student, SECU Internship

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Shaina Katz has received a Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic this summer in Morocco
May 11, 2017

Shaina Katz, a junior from Apex who is majoring in political science and minoring in Arabic at Appalachian State University, has received a... Student