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FCS Retreat
Jun 20, 2018

Family and Child Studeis had their retreat on May 24th at the Valle Crucis Conference Center. Many of the Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Scho...

New Arrivals Literacy Project
Apr 18, 2018

Dr. Dionne Sills-Busio has been awared a Reich College of Education Summer Scholarship. The proposal is entitled The New Arrivals Institute Early Lite...

Edvocate Best Programs Award
Apr 4, 2018

The Edvocate has released their 2019 rankings of the Best Traditional and Online Bachelor’s in Child Development Programs. Appalachian State Univers...

NCAFCS Annual Conference
Mar 29, 2018

CTE-FCS Education students recently attended the North Carolina Association of Family  & Consumer Sciences Annual Conference in Wilmingt...

Students attend NCAEYC Conference in Raleigh, NC
Feb 6, 2018

Rhonda Russell, Senior Lecturer, organized and accompanied twenty Child Development majors to the North Carolina Association for the Education of Youn...

New NCPreK at Blowing Rock Elementary School

Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Opening New NCPreK at Blowing Rock Elementary
Aug 11, 2017

Lucy Brock Child Development Laboratory Program (LBCDLP) is excited to open a new NCPreK at Blowing Rock Elementary School!We currently have a LBCDLP ...

Half a Century of Service to Children
Nov 17, 2016

A Message from Chairperson, Dr. Ellen Carpenter,It is said that retirement isn’t easy but it is something we all look forward to. Looking back to wh...

FCS Students Place Second in TEECA Conference
Nov 16, 2016

Congratulations to Sarah Grace and Kennedy Forbes, Family & Consumer Sciences Secondary Education students for placing second in the teaching comp...

November Faculty Spotlight, Teressa Sumrall
Nov 1, 2016

Meet Teressa, Teressa Sumrall is in her first year as a faculty member in the Department of Family and Child Studies, where her focus is on early...

Small children learning hands-on gardening

Lettuce Learn Project to host professional development workshop for educators
Jun 17, 2015

Appalachian State University and a Boone-based organization are offering a three-day workshop to help educators incorporate gardening into their curri...