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Rodney Dawson speaks at the Juneteenth lunch and learn in the Parkway Ballroom June 15.
App State community holds celebration for Juneteenth
Will Hofmann, Reporter • June 22, 2022

App State students, faculty and staff met June 15 to attend a university event honoring Juneteenth. The event included a unity vigil; a discussion with App State Police on student, faculty and police relations; and a ‘lunch-and-learn’ presentation by Rodney Dawson, an education curator from the Greensboro History Museum. Events lasted from 9...

App State opens applications for veterinary technology students
June 16, 2022

App State began accepting new students for its veterinary technician program. The new program is taking applicants until July 1 after spending...

BREAKING: Everts appoints Chief Diversity Officer
May 17, 2022

Jamie Parson has been appointed as Chief Diversity Officer, according to an email from Chancellor Sheri Everts Tuesday. According to the email,...

App State picks new Quality Enhancement Plan for 2024-2029
May 12, 2022

App State’s QEP Steering Committee has chosen a new Quality Enhancement Plan for initiation in Fall 2024 and will carry out through 2029. The...

App State hosts first annual diversity, equity, inclusion summit
May 7, 2022

App State’s interim Chief Diversity Officer hosted the first annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit April 28.  The summit included...

App State men’s basketball announces signings of four transfers

June 10, 2022

Appalachian FC drew 1-1 against last season’s conference champion Georgia Revolution FC at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex Saturday.  The two sides...

May 3, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft saw the New Orleans Saints select standout linebacker D’Marco Jackson in the fifth round, but five other teams had eyes on former...

May 1, 2022

Former App State linebacker D’Marco Jackson was selected Saturday by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the NFL Draft with the 161st pick....

April 26, 2022

A two-star recruit out of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and former App State linebacker arrived on campus in 2017 as a redshirt freshman. The year prior...

Best of Boone 2022: Best of Food

April 26, 2022

Extremely touching and heartfelt, “Every Word You Never Said” by North Carolina author Jordon Greene takes you back to life in high school, where kids...

April 25, 2022

Whenever someone asks me what’s so special about App State, I always give a knowing smile, a small shrug, and say “it’s just something special, isn’t...

April 18, 2022

Congratulations. If you’re reading this, that means you’ll be walking across the stage soon. Four or so years of all-nighters, Sunday scaries and awkward...