lily in costa rica

Gaining a Global Perspective
Mar 22, 2017

I have dreamed about studying abroad since I was a kid. In my young eyes, it seemed like an opportunity to live a fairy tale. Now, I’m living this d...

Wilson Scholars Newsletter: Spring 2017

Wilson Scholars Newsletter: Spring 2017
Mar 8, 2017

Here is the Wilson Scholars Newsletter: Spring 2017!...

madeline and friends

Living and Leading
Feb 27, 2017

This semester was probably the most challenging I have had so far at Appalachian. I finally began to take upper level finance and accounting classes i...

Alia in Australia

First Few Days in the Land Down Under
Feb 20, 2017

G’Day, mates! (jk, I haven’t actually heard anyone say that) As you can tell, I have landed in Australia and have been surviving the wildlife thes...

fahiima cooking in costa rica

Looking Back and Looking Forward
Feb 15, 2017

Going to Costa Rica was definitely the highlight of my first semester at Appalachian. Traveling abroad is always an amazing experience, regardless of ...

Sarah at the White House

Unwavering Passions
Feb 6, 2017

This semester, I had the opportunity to spend 15 weeks in Washington D.C. working two part-time internships: one with the Senate Committee for Health,...


Sustaining Growth and Courage
Jan 30, 2017

As my first semester at Appalachian comes to an end, I have been reflecting on the tremendous impact that the Wilson Scholarship program has had in sh...

Wilson Scholars Program Director is a "champion of General Education"
Dec 15, 2016

In 2010, Mayfield stepped in as interim vice provost for two years before, after a national search, he was appointed to the position in 2012. As vice ...

Madeline NYC

The Wall Street Experience
Nov 7, 2016

Every year the Finance Student Association takes a trip to New York. During this years trip we met with recent alumni at Credit Suisse, Bank of Americ...


Touching Down in Costa Rica
Oct 31, 2016

I remember the feeling I had when I placed my phone down onto the kitchen table after learning that I had received a full scholarship to Appalachian S...