University Partners

Appalachian State University is honored to be in partnership with many external organizations. These creative relationships provide opportunities for our students, faculty and staff to engage in mutually beneficial service, research, educational, and economic development activities throughout the region, state, country and world.

We invite you to browse a few examples of these partnerships below. Please contact us if you have a question about a particular partnership.

Browse to the University Partner by its first letter. For a comprehensive listing of human service providers in Watauga, Ashe and Avery Counties, please visit the Community Resource Directory on the University's Institute for Health and Human Services website.

Corporation for National & Community Service

Corporation for National & Community Service

People of all ages

Crossnore School

Crossnore School

Youth

Daniel Boone Native Garden

Daniel Boone Native Garden

Watauga residents and visitors.

Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living

The senior community of Watauga County

Department of Social Services (Watauga County)

Department of Social Services (Watauga County)

Youth

Downtown Boone Development Association

Downtown Boone Development Association

Residents and businesses in the downtown area.

Elk Knob State Park

Elk Knob State Park

People of all ages

Elkland Art Center

Elkland Art Center

People of all ages

Farm at Mollie's Branch

Farm at Mollie's Branch

People of all ages

Farmworker Health Program

Farmworker Health Program

Farmworkers and their immediate families in Watauga, Caldwell, and Avery Counties.

First Learning Center

First Learning Center

Youth

Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail

Friends of the Mountain to Sea Trail

Hikers and Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages

Gardens for Humanity & Zero Waste

Gardens for Humanity & Zero Waste

Anyone who wishes to begin a garden or needs help to maintain a garden.

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary

Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary

Injured, orphaned, and abused animals

Get REAL Youth Services

Get REAL Youth Services

Youth

Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation

Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation

The elderly

Grace Builder's

Grace Builder's

Assistance to those in need of building or construction help.

Grandfather Home for Children

Grandfather Home for Children

Youth

Green Business Plan

Green Business Plan

Local businesses who wish to reduce their environmental footprint.

Growing Wheel International

Growing Wheel International

People of all ages