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Welcome to the Outdoors at Appalachian

Appalachian State University and its students, faculty and staff have for decades been highly influential in the outdoor education and recreation professions. The mountain regions of North Carolina have and continue to support nationally and internationally recognized educators, entrepreneurs and organizations that are recognized as industry shapers and leaders.

The Latest News

The image accompanying this story Appalachian student builds and sells electric tricycles

Senior Tommy Ausherman was looking for a quick, safe ride to class each day. What developed not only got him to school on time, it's now become a business.

He builds and sells electric-...

Nature always in flux along the Blue Ridge Parkway

Many types of plants and animals once native to the region constantly disappear, victims of disease and invasive pests.

By Diane Tennant | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot...

Green and Solar Home Tour held Oct. 16

Posted October 11, 2010 at 2:08 pm · By ASU News 

BOONE – High Country residents are invited to participate in the “Boone Green and Solar Home...

Student - Alumni Spotlight

Jessica Blount, Equipment Manager, National Outdoor Leadership School Patagonia, Coyhaique, Chile

The December before I graduated high school, I received a pamphlet about this hiking trip called First Ascent. I asked my Dad for the backpacking trip as my High School graduation gift. We went to...

A photo of Jessica

Faculty-Staff Spotlights

Dr. Diane “Daisy” Waryold, Assistant Professor in College Student Development

Dr. Diane “Daisy” Waryold is an Associate Professor in the College Student Development graduate preparation program here at ASU. Dr. Waryold received a Bachelor of Science degree (...

Dr. Diasy Waryold Enjoys the First Snow

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