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School of Graduate Studies announces inductees into the Cratis D. Williams Society Dec 8, 2018

School of Graduate Studies announces inductees into the Cratis D. Williams Society
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CAS Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017–18 Nov 9, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named Carmen Leigh Scoggins ’94 ’98 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017–18.

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Career Development for Students using Handshake! Nov 6, 2018

You may have heard a lot of talk and hype about Handshake recently. Handshake is Appalachian State's new career development platform!  All graduate students should log in to Handshake, complete your profile, and explore what it has to offer.


Open to all Grad Students: Critical Perspectives and Research in New Media and Literacies Nov 2, 2018

Graduate Students: Please consider registering this spring for a dynamic, engaging elective course. The fully online class will offered in Spring 2019 and is called: CI 6050: Critical Perspectives and Research in New Media and Literacies.

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For Heather Guy ’18, Appalachian ‘ticked all of the boxes’ Aug 20, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Prior to enrolling in Appalachian State University’s geography graduate program, Heather Guy’s work experience involved computer modelling, an activity that kept her in front of a computer screen all day. [Read More]

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Graduate School Launches Speaker Series Aug 13, 2018

The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies is launching a new speaker series to highlight Appalachian State alumni who are leaders in our state and nation.  The first speaker is Jonathan Kappler.

Appalachian Studies Graduate Alum Starts Cafe for those in Recovery Jul 28, 2018

CHARLESTON, West Virginia --A West Virginia cafe has become much more than a place for food and coffee.


Grad School Cookout! July 11, 2018 12-2 PM Jun 18, 2018

New to the graduate school or are you here for summer session 2...too?  Let us feed you hamburgers and hot dogs on July 11, 2018 at the beautiful Howard’s Knob patio located on the third floor of the Plemmons Student Union.  The Cratis D.

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Congratulations to Appalachian faculty team receiving $1M NSF grant May 31, 2018

BOONE — A National Science Foundation-funded scholarship program at Appalachian State University aims to help address the nation’s shortage in STEM graduates and workers. [Read more]

First Destination Success May 10, 2018

Appalachian tracks where its graduates go, notes high success rate

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2018-2019 GSAS Elections Apr 24, 2018

The election portal for the 2018-2019 GSAS elections is now open. Please go to to submit your vote for the leadership of GSAS for 2018-2019.


The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Apr 16, 2018

 The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans is a $90,000 graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States.

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CI 5845: Global Perspectives in Media and Technology Mar 16, 2018

Are you looking for a creative and engaging graduate course for Fall 2018? You're in luck!  CI 5845: Global Perspectives in Media and Technology is a fully online course elective that provides ample opportunities for both critical study and creative expression.