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Kelly Dancy: Honors Superstar
Dec 13, 2017

Honors senior and English, secondary education major Kelly Dancy is a superstar we can count on to make a difference in the world!

Honors Alumna Emily Jorgenson (May ’18) Presents on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dec 5, 2017

Honors Alumna Emily Jorgenson presented a workshop “Pretend Play and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder” based on the research conducted for her Honors thesis at Kappa Delta Pi’s 51st Biennial Convocation 2017 on October 26-28.

Paige Anderholm Wins 2017 Global Leadership Undergraduate Student Award
Dec 5, 2017

Congratulations to Honors senior and political science major Paige Anderholm who received Appalachian State University’s 2017 Global Leadership Undergraduate Student Award during the university’s International Education Week.

Sam Steyl Shadows in a Cambodian Hospital
Nov 29, 2017

Honors senior Samantha Steyl, chemistry major and Pre-Med, spent a month this past summer working in a government run hospital in Cambodia. Sam shadowed doctors and nurses on the "plastics" wing.

Evie Giaconia Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
Nov 8, 2017

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ethnographic research for her Honors thesis.

Honors Students Visit The Farm
Oct 6, 2017

Ten students in Dr. Heather Waldroup's HON 2515: Museums and Heritage Studies seminar visited Appalachian's Teaching and Research Farm at the Blackburn Vannoy Property on Thursday, September 28th, to learn about local history and heritage agriculture practices.

Three Honors Mentors Named "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff"
Sep 22, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Angela Mead, Heather Waldroup, and Ted Zerucha on being named AppState's 2016-17 "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff."

Meet App State's Honors SGA Senator!
Sep 19, 2017

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Honors Service-Learning Day, A Celebration of Community!
Sep 7, 2017

Thursday, August 17th was Honors College Service-Learning day for new Honors freshmores. Sixty-six students participated in Service-Learning day. They each selected and worked at one of six Boone community organizations. The options included: F.A.R.M.

The Honors College Welcomes 111 New Students!
Sep 6, 2017

One hundred and eleven new students have been admitted to the Honors College for Fall 2018. All of these students demonstrate ambitious goals, intellectual motivation, and the commitment to make a difference.

Sarah Aldridge Spends Summer Fighting for Equity at D.C. Public Schools
Aug 24, 2017

Honors senior Sarah Aldridge returned to Washington, D.C. this summer to join the D.C. Public Schools Urban Education Leaders Internship Program. As a political science major and sociology minor, Sarah is passionate about equity in access to public education.

Honors Students Travel to Study “Secret Codes Through World War II”
Aug 16, 2017

This summer eleven Honors students traveled with Drs. Rick Klima (Honors Academic Mentor and Professor of Mathematical Sciences) and Holly Hirst (Professor of Mathematical Sciences) to Washington, D.C.

Alyssa Phillips Makes Friends with Wallabies
Aug 10, 2017

Honors Senior biology major Alyssa Phillips joined Appalachian's May 15-June 15 faculty-led trip, "Exploring the Flora and Fauna of Australasia." Drs.