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Emma Lassiter named Teacher of the Year finalist
Jul 15, 2019

Honors Emma Lassiter ’19 has been named a finalist for the Reich College of Education 2018-19 Teacher of the Year. Lassiter was a 2015-2019 Chancellor’s Scholar from Apex, NC, who completed her Bachelor of Music in choral music education (K-12).

Paige Skinner Reflects on the Honors International Experience
Jul 10, 2019

Honors rising junior Paige Skinner spent this past Spring semester in London studying at the University of Roehampton.

Elizabeth Williams Completes Fourth Study Abroad Program
Jul 10, 2019

This summer Honors senior and Chancellor’s Scholar Elizabeth Williams joined the faculty-led study abroad program, History Landscape, and National Identity of ScotlandWilliams is

Elliot Adler Shares Lessons from Abroad
Jul 10, 2019

Honors Elliot Adler studied abroad this past Spring semester 9,882 miles away from Boone in Melbourne, Australia. Adler is a rising junior and exercise science major. While in Melbourne, Adler took twelve semester hours of coursework, one half of which counts into his Honors requirements.

Honors senior Nathaniel Scott Awarded NC Space Grant
Jun 28, 2019

Honors senior major Nathaniel Scott has been awarded his second $7000 North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship.

Tierney Daw Awarded George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship
Jun 28, 2019

Honors senior Tierney Daw has been awarded the 2018-19 George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship. Daw is a biology major and chemistry minor working in the lab of Dr. Mary Kinkel, assistant professor of biology. Dr.

Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Poet-in-Residence Adrian Rice
Jun 28, 2019

Check out this story from the  Academy at Middle Fork about Adrian Rice, who in the fall 2018 semester accompanied the Chancellor's Scholars to Dublin and taught at least on session of the Honors first year seminar, Voyages

Honors Students Participate in University Tutoring Services
Jun 27, 2019

If you have ever scheduled a tutoring appointment through University Tutoring Services (UTS), then you know that they are a great, devoted, and helpful resource.

Kara Snow shows how getting a head start in research pays off
May 21, 2019

Honors first year student Kara Snow from Raleigh, NC, has been selected as a North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Women in Science Scholar.

Emma Labovitz ’18 named U.S. Student Program finalist
May 20, 2019

Honors Emma Labovitz has been conferred a 2019 Fulbright Study/Research Award. She will spend the 2019–20 academic year in the Netherlands at Erasmus University Rotterdam working on her Master of Public Administration, with a focus on migration and diversity.

Two Honors Seniors Speak at Appalachian's Spring 2019 Commencement
May 20, 2019

Austin William Lubkemann and Samantha J. Malone, two seniors graduating with University Honors spoke at Appalachian State University's Spring 2019 Commencement. 

Sixty-four Honors College Graduates
May 20, 2019

Sixty-four Honors College students with majors in 26 different departments defended their Honors theses and graduated from Appalachian with “University Honors” this past weekend.

Honors Aeron McConnell wins awards in physics and math
May 20, 2019

Honors Aeron McConnell, a double majori in mathematics and physics who just completed his first year at Appalachian, has been awarded the Walter C.