As-U-R was created under College STAR (Supporting Transition, Access, and Retention), a grant-funded project that supports the development of initiatives focused on helping postsecondary campuses become more welcoming to students with learning and attention differences. As-U-R was founded at Appalachian with a $1.5 million grant that ended in December of 2017.
Since then, As-U-R has received tremendous support from Appalachian's administration and has found its permanent home in the Student Learning Center. In the efforts to continue to provide our students with the most exceptional support, As-U-R holds an annual benefit each April to showcase our students talents, celebrate our graduating class, and reconnect with our alumni. This event is open to parents, family, friends, guardians, and our campus partners and is a great opportunity to see the impact of our program in our students' lives.
If you are unable to attend the annual benefit and would like to give to our program, you can do so here.
We are so appreciative of all of the support that we receive from our donors. Thank you and we look forward to the continued growth and success of As-U-R on Appalachian's campus.