Staff Spotlight: Matt Cooke
Mar 15, 2023

Being able to be a part of such great groups of people is something I have wanted for a long time. Also, being able to make a difference in both stude...

App State Chief Diversity Officer, Jamie Parson, left in background, and App State alumnus Hudson Miller ’21, right in background, read “First Rain” to students at the App State Academy at Elkin in December 2022. The reading was a celebration of Jewish heritage. Miller was the former president of App State’s Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi. Photo submitted

App State Office of Diversity brings monthly read-alouds to lab schools
Feb 23, 2023

This academic year, App State’s Office of Diversity has begun monthly read-alouds with mini-Mountaineers at the university’s two la...

Staff Spotlight: Jazz Brown
Feb 15, 2023

I am impacting education by pushing students to do their best in all they do. Jazz Brown, originally from Walnut Cove, North Carolina, earned a B...

Staff Spotlight: Denise Gallimore
Jan 17, 2023

Education and the many ways it can impact and enrich lives gives me purpose.Denise Gallimore, originally from Clayton, North Carolina, earned a B.A. i...

Monique Johnson

Staff Spotlight: Monique Johnson
Dec 14, 2022

I am impacting education in my community by being my authentic self — by sharing my unique voice and identity with my peers and my students. Each da...

Joanna Romine

Staff Spotlight: Joanna Romine
Nov 17, 2022

I am helping to prepare tomorrow's leaders and citizens by modeling and teaching cooperation and kindness, as well as academic skills. Joanna Romine, ...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - November 30, 2022
Nov 16, 2022

The Middle Fork Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet at the Academy at Middle Fork.The meeting will be held according to...


Staff Spotlight: Robin "Coach P" Phelps
Oct 19, 2022

I chose to work at the App State lab schools because I wanted to be part of something I felt would be extremely innovative for education in our commun...

Claire Little

Staff Spotlight: Claire Little
Sep 29, 2022

From the moment I stepped through the front doors, I could tell the Academy at Middle Fork was a home full of supportive people with the same mission:...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - September 15, 2022
Sep 6, 2022

The Middle Fork Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet virtually.The meeting will be held according to the following sched...