Welcome to The James Center for Student Success & Advising

The James Center, named after Steve and Judy James, is located on the first floor of the Reich College of Education.

The James Center for Student Success and Advising works to recruit, advise, provide professional development, and retain teacher education majors during their tenure at Appalachian State to ensure success for a career in education.

We invite you to explore our website and contact us if you have any questions or would like to get involved!

First Teach Video

Appalachian Community of Education Scholars and Transfer Educator Residential Learning Communities Hold Retreat

Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education (RCOE) is home to two residential learning communities (RLC): Appalachian Community o...

Appalachian Community of Education Scholars Holds Annual Orientation

On August 27, 2019, Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Appalachian Community of Education Scholars (ACES...

Ike Smith Named Director of the Reich College of Education’s James Center for Student Success and Advising

Ike Smith has been named director of the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) James Center for Student Success and Advising. His appointment began Au...

Dr. Muhammad becomes the new Associate Director for Retention Initiatives

Dr. Alicia Muhammad accepted the position of Associate Director for Retention Initiatives in the James Center for Student Success and Advising on...