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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Tiffany Patterson

Thriving in the Unexpected
Mar 1, 2022

So your prospective job is asking you to move to a new place? That place being somewhere that is miles from your close friends and family?

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mountain scenic

App State to host academy aimed at preparing Appalachian region’s future entrepreneurs
Feb 24, 2022

This July, Appalachian State University will host the 2022 Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA) — an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) initiative aimed at prepa

Teaching for Community Resilience

Appalachian GEAR UP Establishes Group to Help Address Community Needs
Feb 15, 2022

Appalachian GEAR UP has selected ten faculty members from colleges across the region to participate in an inaugural cohort of the Teaching For Community Resilience (TFCR)...

Rosa Gonzalez

Partnering with Counselors
Feb 10, 2022

Becoming a college adviser can be a little scary at times, even with the full support from our fellow colleagues and supervisors.

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Allison Montgomery

A Little Guatemala in the Heart of Burke County
Jan 28, 2022

1:20 pm on Fridays is one of my most favorite times of the day in this job. 1:20 is the start of fourth period and when I get to visit the English-Learning Lab.

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2021 NC First in FAFSA Challenge Winners

2021 NC First in FAFSA Challenge
Jan 21, 2022

We are excited to announce that two schools served by College Access Partnerships programs were winners of the ...

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Abraham Howell

Kicking Off Scholarship Season
Jan 12, 2022

One of the biggest concerns I  hear from students when applying to college is “How will I pay for school?” It was certainly what I thought about the most when

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Tom Roberts, Upward Bound Biology Instructor

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part Two
Jan 5, 2022

In this series, we will spotlight Upward Bound students, staff, and partners as we celebrate 50 years of the program at Appalachian State University.

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Sarah Estes

Adviser Perspective: First Generation Success by Sarah Estes
Dec 16, 2021

It was an ordinary Monday when I had a student come leaping into my office. She said “Ms. Estes, Ms.

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Upward Bound STEM project

Upward Bound Student Participates in STEM Program & Meets with NC Governor
Dec 10, 2021

Upward Bound senior at Avery County High School, August Mendez, recently participated in a nationally recognized, regional, immersive, summer STEM Program

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