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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, Alumni
Bryce Helms

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... Police Development Program, Student

Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa

Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa and 3 others receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards
Feb 11, 2019

Four faculty and staff members at Appalachian State University have been selected to receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards.

Faculty
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

Chief Andy Stephenson

App State to create police academy, second of its kind in the nation
Feb 16, 2018

The Appalachian State University Police Department is starting a police academy for students, known as the App State Police Department Police... Police Development Program, Faculty

Elect Her: Preparing Women for a Future in Office
Feb 8, 2018

Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association and the Department of Government and Justice Studies are partnering up wi

GJS Alumni recognized as rising Political Stars in North Carolina
Feb 4, 2018

Congratulations to Tracy Montross (2005), Virginia Reed (2016), Senator Chad Barefoot (2005), and Jonathan Kappler (2005) on being recognized by... Alumni

Alex Lowrie collecting data

Dr. Holcomb and team find ways the Watauga County Detention Center can reduce energy costs.
Jan 15, 2018

Holcomb presented an idea of conducting an energy study of the detention center approximately five years ago to faculty members in ASU’s... Faculty

Dr. Hicks in office

Political scientist weighs in on North Carolina redistricting ruling
Jan 10, 2018

Federal judges’ decision Tuesday that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts in 2016 puts i

Faculty
Brock Long with family

Appalachian alumnus Brock Long leads FEMA’s mission of support
Dec 15, 2017

Appalachian State University alumnus William Brockmann “Brock” Long ’97 ’99, a native of Newton, North Carolina, serves as

Alumni
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

Student