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Giving Back to the Mountains that Raised Me - Leigha Wright
Jul 8, 2022

The first bit of information that I provide to any new person I meet is that I am from the Appalachian Mountains. I look at it as something that defines a part of who I am.

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Corrigan Participates in Veterinary Leadership Experience
Jun 13, 2022

App State Veterinary Technology Program Director, Virginia Corrigan, attended the Veterinary Leadership Experience, which... Vet Tech

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SACSCOC Board Approves the Program
Jun 3, 2022

When launching a new program, accreditation of the institution and program ensure academic quality.

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2+2 Online Program in Veterinary Technology
May 20, 2022

Many people looking for a career in veterinary technology begin their education at a community college earning an associate's degree.

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Meeting the Need for Veterinary Credentialing (Vet LCN)
May 4, 2022

With our new Veterinary Technology program, we are working to meet the increasing demand for more credentialed Veterinary Technicians.

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Jen Serling Appears on podcast, Vet Tech Cafe
Mar 15, 2022

Recently, Jen Serling, the Assistant Director of the Veterinary Technology Program and also the current President of Association of Veterinary... Press, Vet Tech

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Jen Serling Talks with Temple Grandin
Mar 10, 2022

Jennifer Serling, the Assistant Director of the Veterinary Technology Program, attended the Western Veterinary Conference this month in Las Vegas... Press, Vet Tech

Dr. Virginia Kiefer Corrigan, program director of App State’s four-year online program in Veterinary Technology and member of the prestigious Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women with a background in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine).

Veterinary Technology leadership tackles global lack of women leaders in STEMM
Mar 8, 2022

In an effort to tackle a global lack of women leaders in STEMM, Dr.

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Top: Dr. Virginia Kiefer Corrigan, director of App State’s four-year online program in Veterinary Technology, with her dog Yogi, a 13-year-old golden retriever. Photo by Amy Gray, Silver Pebble Photography. Left: Jennifer Serling, CVT, BVSc, assistant director with her dog Daffy and her cat Marshall Meowthers at her home in Arizona. Photo submitted. Right: Mary Beth McKee, lead instructional designer with her dog Tremont. Photo submitted.
Appalachian State University’s new Bachelor of Science in veterinary technology will prepare students for meaningful employment in the growing veterinary medical profession and lead to career advancement opportunities for those already working in the field.

App State to offer online veterinary technology degree beginning in August
Jan 24, 2022

Appalachian State University received approval from the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors on Jan.

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Rural Resilience and Innovation Inaugural Seed Grants
Nov 3, 2021

The newest Department in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Rural Resilience and Innovation (RRI) in partnership with Research... Grants and Research, Outreach and Engagement, Sustainability

a scenic view of the blue ridge mountains photo by university communications

Teaching For Community Resilience (TFCR)
Oct 14, 2021

Teaching For Community Resilience (TFCR) is a year-long, theoretical and practical investigation of the intersection between public education and... Grants and Research, Outreach and Engagement