Nine Anthropology students presented on their research at the Appalachian Teaching Project annual conference in Washington, D.C., November 30–December 1.
Students Amanda Balough, Kathryn Edmondson, Taralyn Federoff, Katherine Fox, Sean Herald, Gabrielle Lehigh, Kelly Muthler, Chloe Stevens, and Bryana Urban presented.
The ATP engages students and regional citizens in the question, "How can we build a sustainable future for Appalachian communities?"
The ATP emerged in 2001 from meetings of the Consortium of Appalachian Centers and Appalachian Regional Commission that resulted in grant-supported pilot efforts to involve students and faculty in a regional teaching collaboration.
The Consortium of Appalachian Centers is composed of 15 colleges, universities, and community colleges from the Appalachian region that are dedicated to working together to improve the quality of life for residents of the Appalachian region.