UNC-system happenings for April 28, 2017

Liza Wieland, an English professor at East Carolina University, was recently awarded the prestigious Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction by the Fellowship of Southern Writers — a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating and recognizing emerging literature from the American South. 

Appalachian State University

Location: Boone, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1899

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 18,026

Main campus undergraduate enrollment: 15,634

Acceptance rate: 65.8 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2013): 42 percent

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2015-16, in-state): $7,117

Undergraduate tuition and fees (2015-16, out-of-state): $20,942

Sports nickname: Mountaineers

Website: www.appstate.edu

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UNC-system happenings for Nov. 11, 2015

NC Central hosts annual jazz benefit N.C. Central University jazz students will perform alongside Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo — renowned jazz musicians — in its annual fall jazz benefit concert Nov. 22.

Early voting appeal denied at App State

A final push to save Appalachian State University’s on-campus early voting site was denied at the end of August — ensuring students will have to make a 20-minute trek to an off-campus site during November’s midterm elections.

UNC-system happenings, Feb. 24

Appalachian State University recently ranked 11th in on-campus drug arrests and 28th in on-campus alcohol arrests among universities nationwide, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education published last month.