Alumni Highlight

Bailey Little

Digital Journalism Alumnus Bailey Little, Appointed Director of Communications for Watauga County Schools
Oct 16, 2023

BOONE — The Watauga County Board of Education has approved the appointment of two director positions within the school system....

Ciera Thompson, App State EM/B Alumna Awarded Film Grant
Jun 5, 2023

Ciera Thompson Ciera Thompson, a former Operations Manager for AppTV and an App State Department of Communication alumna of Electr...

Ryan Ellis

App State Advertising Alum Ryan Ellis, Featured in Forbes Magazine as an Upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series Racer on the Alpha Prime Racing Team
May 22, 2023

For the first time in as long as NASCAR driver Ryan Ellis can remember, he doesn’t need a day job to support his racing efforts. Finally, the 32-yea...

Errol Seaver

App State Communication Alumnus Errol Seaver Voted ACC Video Coordinator of the Year
Feb 13, 2023

The Collegiate Sports Video Association named Errol Seaver, Director of Football Visual Production, Scouting, and Analytics for NC State University, t...

ASU Alumni in the WASU Studio

Alumni Take Over WASU!
Nov 4, 2022

App State alumni came back to campus on Oct. 27-28 to take over the WASU radio station during the Alumni Takeover....

Steve and Marcia Wilks

Former App State Communication Alum Steve Wilks Named Interim Coach for Carolina Panthers
Oct 14, 2022

CHARLOTTE — Former Mountaineer Steve Wilks has been named the interim coach of the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Oct. 10. ...

Dr. Janice Pope from the Department of Communication moderated the Women Trailblazers at App State panel discussion

Women Trailblazers Honored by App State During Founders Day
Sep 14, 2022

The Department of Communication was well-represented during the Women Trailblazers at App State panel discussion on Sept. 6.As a key event to celebrat...

WASU-FM 50th Anniversary

WASU 50th Anthology Available Now
Aug 11, 2022

1972 - 2022 and still rockin'! Be sure to grab your copy of our veritable time capsule chronicling five decades of the nation...

Karolyn Martin app state alumni of Communication Studies

Karolyn Martin
Jun 30, 2022

For the second year in a row, a Mountaineer has been crowned Miss North Carolina! Congratulations to Karolyn Martin '22, who succeeds Carli Batson '22...

Photo of Jeffrey Dean Foster, COM alumnus

Pandemic experiences inspired Jeffrey Dean Foster’s latest album
Oct 18, 2021

While the pandemic and recent cultural events of 2020 had many people reaching for their television remotes, Jeffrey Dean Foster ’82 was r...