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Congratulations to University and Departmental Honors Student, Dianne Tousley!
May 13, 2022

BSW student Dianne Tousley successfully defended her thesis as the culmination of her studies as a Departmental Honors student. 

App State Social Work Students Bring Diverse Books to WCS Classrooms
Nov 10, 2021

A group of students in App State’s Social Work program are bringing books to k-3 classrooms in Watauga County Schools to better reflect the

Janice Koppenhaver Receives Advising Award
Sep 30, 2021

Congratulations to our BSW Student Advisor, Janice Koppenhaver! She was awarded the Advising Award based on the criteria below:

Research Team, Including Social Work Faculty Dr. Leah Hamilton, Completes Study On Child Tax Credit
Sep 23, 2021

The child tax credit encourages parents to work, study finds.

Social Work Faculty Recognized at College Opening Meeting
Sep 23, 2021

On Thursday, August 12, 2021 the Beaver College of Health Sciences held its opening meeting in Leon Levine Hall.

App State Celebrates More Than 3,600 Class of 2021 Graduates
May 18, 2021

Appalachian State University’s black and gold pride was on full display during its Spring 2021 Commencement.

Tackling trauma — Mountaineer strives to bring compassion and care to Watauga County
Apr 19, 2021

Denise Presnell has made it her mission to educate and inform the High Country about trauma, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and resiliency...

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern
Apr 19, 2021

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Healt

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Jessica Bravo Shares Her App State Experience
Mar 30, 2021

Jessica Bravo is a social work major and is originally from Costa Rica. She now resides with her family in Charlotte, North Carolina.