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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...

Wayne L. Sumner at WASU console

Sumner ’75 supports launch of AppTV mobile studio, shares his thoughts on looking — and giving — back
Sep 22, 2020

Alumnus Wayne Sumner ’75, a 2012 Outstanding Service Award recipient, was on-site lending support and equipment when Appalachian State Universi...

App State’s mobile TV studio to serve as a learning lab on wheels

From Hollywood to the High Country — App State’s mobile TV studio to serve as a learning lab on wheels
Sep 1, 2020

Appalachian State University’s new mobile TV studio, which got its start as a Hollywood movie prop, will serve as a learning lab on wheels for Mount...

Dr. Perreault on Zoom

COM Faculty and Students Achieve Recognition at National Communication Conference
Aug 18, 2020

Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication has received national recognition at the Association for Education in Journalism and...