15 Facts About Appalachian State University


Appalachian State University is a public university in Boone, North Carolina.

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Appalachian State University began in 1899 when a group of residents in Watauga County, under the leadership of Blanford B Dougherty and his brother Dauphin D Dougherty, began a movement to educate teachers in northwestern North Carolina.

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Appalachian State University traveled to the state capital, Raleigh, after drafting a bill.

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Appalachian State University attained national standards by becoming accredited by the American Association for Teacher Education in 1939, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1942.

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In 1972, Appalachian State became part of the University of North Carolina system.

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Appalachian State University Nature Preserve consists of 67 acres of protected woodlands located by the heart of campus.

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Courses at Appalachian State University are organized into seven colleges and one graduate school:.

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Appalachian State University offers off-campus courses through three off-campus centers and online.

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Appalachian State University provides a variety of off-campus, part-time undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Appalachian State University publishes or holds copyrights to several other periodicals, including:.

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Appalachian State University has invested in several sustainability projects in recent years such as:.

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In 2017, App Appalachian State University added a new video board, sound system and LED ribbon displays.

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Appalachian State University Recreation offers 20 club sports that compete with other regional institutions on a non-varsity level: lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, climbing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, ice hockey, skiing, racquetball, snowboarding, swimming, and triathlon.

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Appalachian State moved to the FBS subdivision in 2014, finishing its first season with a winning record but ineligible for a bowl bid per NCAA rules.

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Each season from 2015 to 2019, App Appalachian State University won both its conference championship and final bowl game.

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