Appalachian State University engages with educational and community partners in STEM education in a variety of ways. From on-campus locations like the McKinney Geology Teaching Museum or the Dark Sky Observatory, there are many opportunities to engage with science during a visit to Appalachian.
For K-12 classrooms or community partners, there are a variety of ways to connect with faculty members for presentations, activities or collaborations in your location. We also offer research experiences and collaborations with a variety of partners.
SOAR: Summer Bridge Program
SOAR was developed because recent educational research has shown that to be successful in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline, students must have strong preparation. Funded by the College of Arts & Sciences, the SOAR program aims to give every student an equal opportunity for success in STEM. Learn more at: https://cas.appstate.edu/students/soar-stem-bridge-program.
Smoky Mountain STEM
Appalachian's Speakers Bureau
The Appalachian State University Speakers Bureau is a list of faculty and staff who are approved to speak on a variety of topics based on their discipline and research. Learn more here: https://works.bepress.com/experts/appalachian-state-university/