Department of Psychology Strategic Planning Retreat
Sep 12, 2022

The Psychology Department faculty spent a day and a half on September 8th and 9th in order to explore the strategic environment surrounding higher edu...

Dr. Holden Receives Peak Performer Award
May 2, 2022

On April 25th, 2022, Dr. Holden received the Peak Performer award at his alma mater, Western Carolina University. This award is given to alumni of WCU...

Students Attend the Open House at Smith Wright Hall
Apr 14, 2022

Several students from the HR Science research team represented the department at the open house that took place on Saturday, April 9th. The students s...

School Psychology faculty and students present research at NASP
Mar 28, 2022

School psychology faculty and students attended the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists in Boston from February 5-18...

Jim Deni Award 2022

Dr. Jim Deni Receives 2022 School Psychology Trainer of the Year Award for Outstanding Contributions to Service
Mar 2, 2022

Jim Deni has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 School Psychology trainer of the year for his Outstanding Service and Contribution to the fiel...


I-O Psychology added to STEM fields
Feb 21, 2022

A several-year-long effort came to fruition last month when the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) added Industrial and Organizationa...

2021 School Psychology Graduate Wins the Special Presidential Award from the North Carolina School Psychological Association
Nov 4, 2021

Faith Dearman, a graduate of Appalachian State University, is the NCSPA Professional Learning Committee Chair. This year, she grew the committee from ...

Safety Summit

Safety Summit Returns to ASU
Oct 29, 2021

On Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, Appalachian State University's Safety Summit welcomed over 60 in-person guests and over 50 virtual ...

Dr. Kurt Michael Shares Mental Health Tips during COVID in Recent Article
Oct 21, 2021

While the number of virtual classes has decreased this fall in comparison to last semester, feelings of stress related to the pandemic have not. Stude...

Smith Wright Hall

Outstanding and Distinguished seniors for 2020-2021
Sep 23, 2021

Each year, the Department of Psychology selects one Outstanding Senior and one Distinguished Senior from among 1,100+ majors.For the 2020-2021 academi...