Anne Belk Hall is home to more than class lectures and professors’ offices. Just beyond the bell and down the stairs is University Communications’ podcast studio. Dave Blanks, sound engineer, and Troy Tuttle, creative director, are App State alumni who create podcasts, which they view as “a way to get our voices out and invite
App State’s Reich College of Education continued its legacy for early implementation of media literacy practices in it’s Teacher Education program. App State participated as a national partner in Media Literacy Week Nov 5. to Nov 9. “Media literacy is a constellation of skills that adamants traditional literacy skills to include accessing, evaluating, analyzing, creating,
As a part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Appalachian & the Community Together and Hospitality House partnered to speak about hunger and homelessness in the Boone community. Kira Brisotti, junior building science major and member of the hunger and homelessness awareness committee, said the idea of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is to break
Registration for spring classes is finishing up and App State students are using software tools to assist with picking out and scheduling classes, but those tools were not always available to help students. In the spring semester of 2016, a group of students in the Student Government Association were introduced to a demo of Coursicle,
Students and faculty came together at Language Out Loud event on Monday, the first day on International Education Week, in celebration of languages from all over the world. Students read poems and songs out loud to an audience in a variety of foreign languages, such as French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, German, Arabic, and Romanian.
The Student Government Association Senate passed a support bill for students who could be affected by President Donald Trump’s potential executive order ending birthright citizenship on Tuesday. The bill also condemned Trump’s plans to end birthright citizenship. Trump claimed in an interview with Axios that he could end birthright citizenship with an executive order.
To celebrate the season of giving, the Sustainable Development Student Alliance rounded up local artisans and businesses along with usable food collected on campus to encourage students to waste less and give more. Amelia Chedister, junior sustainable development major and social chair of SDSA, said the event serves as a win-win for businesses and students.
West Campus participated in the “Hunger Games,” a canned food drive that began Oct. 22 and will continue until Nov.15 with all donations going towards the App State Food Pantry and Hospitality House. The food drive was created by Braxton Thompson, senior criminology major and a resident assistant in Newland Hall, and Larissa Jenkins, senior
International geologists gathered in Indianapolis at the annual Geological Society of America fellowship meeting to induct new members. App State’s Ellen Cowan, professor of geological and environmental sciences, was one of 89 inductees this year. The GSA Honorary Fellow Award is presented to an international geoscientist who is at the forefront of geoscience innovation and
To kick off the “Say What: Examining Freedom of Speech at App State” series, civil rights leader, activist and keynote speaker Toussaint Romain discussed free speech, activism, public protest, law enforcement and students’ rights. Jonathon Hyde, associate vice chancellor and dean of students, was responsible for bringing Romain to campus as the organizer of the