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CAP Through our Eyes: Jeremiah Stanton-Rich

CAP Through Our Eyes: Jeremiah Stanton-Rich
Jul 3, 2024

In this series, we feature individual CAP staff members and dive into their unique perspectives on college access, education, the role of our grant programs in the community, and more.

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Camp NASCAR 2024

Camp NASCAR 2024
Jun 28, 2024

Students from four Western NC districts raced onto Appalachian State’s campus the week of June 17th to experience the world of coding through the lens of NASCAR and robotics thanks to

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Summer Events Underway
Jun 24, 2024

School may be out for summer, but GEAR UP is not taking a break!

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Jacob Morgan

Scoring All Zeros
Mar 18, 2022

Scoring all zeros on a FAFSA is a strange, bittersweet feeling. Initially, you see that score, a perfect score as I like to call it, and think “Wow!

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Matt Ruble

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part Three
Mar 9, 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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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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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

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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)...

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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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