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College Honors Dr. Nancy Oliver as Spring Commencement Mace Bearer May 24, 2021

What started out as a snow day diversion for a 10-year-old child turned into a lifelong passion and career for faculty member Dr. Nancy Oliver, who was selected as the Mace Bearer for the College of Fine and Applied Arts’ Spring 2021 commencement.

Julia De Brocq, App State senior and PAVE student design winner

App State interior design senior wins third place in 2020 PAVE Competition Feb 16, 2021

Julia De Brocq, a senior interior design major at Appalachian State University from Charlotte, N.C., won third-place in the 2020 PAVE Student Design Competition in collaboration with SketchUp. De Brocq’s award came with a $1,000 cash prize and recognition in official press releases.  

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Product Design students compete in Kikkerland Design Challenge Dec 10, 2020

Story by Laura Kellner (Kikkerland Design)

On February 2, 2020, 15 students from the Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina assembled at New York City’s Javits Convention Center for the winter NYNOW International Gift Fair. They were gathering to study the fresh and fun products of Kikkerland Design for Kikkerland’s 14th Design Challenge. This season’s challenge was to design a unique product that promotes sustainable practice.

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