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In North Carolina, Appalachian State University has a seat at the table with a U.S. Senate-led Task Force on initiatives that affect the Appalachia region. The Task Force will focus on how to address key issues affecting Appalachia. Already, Director Erich Schlenker of Appalachian’s Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship has mentioned the positive impact that Appalachian’s GEAR UP program has had in influencing students and changing their mindset when it comes to education.

Source: Appalachian State University