Department News

Dr. Shanshan Lou

Dr. Shanshan Lou named 2022 UNC System Faculty Fellow
Jan 7, 2022

UNC System Academic Affairs,  and the Office of Digital Learning, is pleased to announce the selection of the 2022 UNC System Faculty Fellows....

Staff at The Appalachian

The Appalachian student news organization receives numerous accolades at national level
Nov 10, 2021

Members of The Appalachian student-run news organization received 21 national college media awards at the ACP/CMA Fall National College Medi...

The Appalachian

The Appalachian
Sep 21, 2021

Members of The Appalachian student-run news organization received 10 national college media awards at “Connect 2021,” the Spring National College ...

Moss Brennan, former Editor In Chief, of The Appalachian

Communication alumnus Brennan promoted to Watauga Democrat editor
Sep 8, 2021

Hired at the Watauga Democrat in January 2021, Moss Brennan was promoted to the position of editor of the Watauga Democrat newspaper effecti...

To many Appalachian State University students over the years, Lynn Patterson ’89 has been known for her nurturing spirit. Patterson, who has been employed for 30 years in various roles in App State’s Belk Library and Information Commons, said her relationships with students are as important as her job.

Lynn Patterson’s door at App State’s Belk Library is open
Apr 8, 2021

To many Appalachian State University students over the years, Lynn Patterson ’89 has been known for her nurturing spirit. Patterson, who has been em...

John Park, App State alumnus

App State alumnus produces news to keep Kentuckians informed
Jan 21, 2021

For Appalachian State University alumnus John Park ’20, each day starts with one simple question: What’s happening in the world today? As a news p...

JoCinda Benjamin

‘Momager’ for hire: An App State Mountaineer’s company serves young performers in LA
Jan 4, 2021

Appalachian State University alumna JoCinda Benjamin ’94 said she believes almost every successful child performer has one thing in common: a parent...

Nina-Jo Moore PhD

College of Fine and Applied Arts Mace Bearer Dr. Nina-Jo Moore Reflects on 34-Year History
Dec 9, 2020

Over the past 34 years, Dr. Nina-Jo Moore has taught communication studies and worked as an associate dean and assistant department chair at Appalachi...

App State Alumnus John Carter

More than 1,700 Mountaineer graduates to be recognized during App State’s virtual Fall Commencement
Dec 8, 2020

As 2020 comes to a close — a year marked by the global pandemic — Mountaineers near and far will celebrate more than 1,700 Class of 2020 graduates...

Fine and Applied Arts Award Winners

College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff Contributions During 2020 Awards
Oct 1, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts recognized its 2020 outstanding faculty and staff at the college’s annual awards p...