EPFP Cohort

Eight from the RCOE Participate in the Education Policy Fellowship Program
Dec 1, 2023

Eight faculty and staff in the Reich College of Education (RCOE), including four CAP staff members, will be participating in the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP): Dr.

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Taylor Kromer, adviser at Madison High School

Find Your Why
Nov 29, 2023

I grew up in a small town in rural North Carolina. My father, who was a self employed truck driver for his own father’s trucking company, passed away unexpectedly when I was 12.

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Becka Dulaney, Adviser at Franklin High School

Adviser Prospective: The Trailer Park Kid
Nov 17, 2023

I grew up as a “trailer park kid”. With that statement, many images come to mind.

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Phoebe Thompson

Headin’ Down South
Sep 3, 2020

As I drove south from my hometown of Whipple, Ohio to the far western reaches of North Carolina, I noticed a lot of changes.

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Fast Times at 'Rona High
Aug 24, 2020

Appalachian College Advising Corps advisers began their college access work this month in high schools across western North Carolina.

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Nina Galea

Expand Yosef: Exploring the 2019 College Advising Corps Summit Through the Eyes of an Appalachian Adviser
Feb 21, 2020

The news that the annual CAC Summit Conference would be held in Boston, Massachusetts in early December drew excitement from me the moment I heard it.

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Life as an Adviser: Lila Battles Inequity in Education in a Rural Appalachian Community
Feb 14, 2020

The best day of my elementary school career was when I won a raffle and my prize was not candy, not ice cream, but getting to intern in the main office for the day.

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Zach Beasley

Life as an Adviser: Zack Writes about Empowering Students Outside the Classroom
Feb 7, 2020

Truth be told- I lucked into this position. Once I completed my undergraduate degree at Appalachian State, I was at a loss.

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Yesenia Martinez-Salazar

Life as an Adviser: Yesenia Martinez-Salazar Writes About Settling in to a New Environment
Jan 31, 2020

 I was raised in Raleigh, NC. I mentioned Raleigh because I believe where I was raised has played a role in my experience in working in rural Appalachia.

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Miles Poteat

Life as an Adviser: Miles Poteat's First Generation Connection
Jan 23, 2020

These past few months working as a member of the Appalachian College Advising Corps have been almost… nostalgic for me, though in a very unique way.

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Cierra Smith

Life as an Adviser: Cierra Smith talks about working in Rural Appalachia
Jan 15, 2020

Oxford Dictionary defines rural as “In, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.” The Census Bureau defines rural as "any population,

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Gilberto Ramirez

Upward Bound Alumni Spotlight: Gilberto Ramirez
Oct 26, 2017

Math has always been a piece of cake for Gilberto Ramirez, a freshman at Appalachian State University studying actuarial science.

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Abigail Luna

Upward Bound Alumni Spotlight: Abigail Luna
Oct 12, 2017

As she grew up, college was always a topic of conversation in Abigail Luna's house.

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