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

Adviser Perspective: Two School Tango
Sep 7, 2021

When I first came across the job posting for the Appalachian College Advising Corps in western North Carolina, I immediately started picturing my life back in the vortex of a...

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Best-selling author and North Carolina native, Robert Beatty presents to students from Swain, Clay, and Graham in the Smoky Mountain National Park.

Students Meet with Local Author
Aug 11, 2021

Swain County GEAR UP Coordinator, Taylor Dodge, takes over the blog today to tell us all about how she helped to inspire students during summer school with the help of a...

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5 things High School Students can do this Summer to Sharpen Entrepreneurial Skills
May 27, 2021

Do you fancy yourself an entrepreneurial thinker? With summer coming soon, you are wondering, what can I do to have a memorable summer this year? 

Abby O'Dell

Appalachian CAC Student Story
May 21, 2021

Student Perspective: Abby O’Dell

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National Decision Day 2021 instagram post

AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson Featured Nationally
May 6, 2021

AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson was recently featured on the national College Advising Corps social media account for her work in guiding an Andrews High School senior to UNC...

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Lila Sheon

Burnsville Student not Letting Pandemic Obstacles Stop her from Achieving her College Dream
Apr 26, 2021

Second year Appalachian College Advising Corps Adviser Lila Sheon is helping her students at Mountain Heritage High School achieve their dreams, one FAFSA at a time.

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Oshen Wallin, Madison County Science and RootEd Teacher

RootEd Teachers Spotlighted in Edutopia
Apr 19, 2021

RootEd participants and teachers at Madison High School have embraced the challenge-based learning model to help educate their community about Covid-19 using fact-base...

GEAR UP student welcome bag contents distributed to each new 6th and 7th grade student

New GEAR UP Grant Off and Running
Apr 15, 2021

Earlier this year, GEAR UP began implementing a new grant awarded to Appalachian State University allowing us to serve 14,000 students from 2020-2027.