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Winter Storm Diego Hits Honors during Finals
Dec 12, 2018

Winter story Diego hit Boone beginning Saturday evening, December 8, 2018, right smack in the middle of final exams! This has left rescheduled exams, campus closures, and faculty and staff stuck behind snow walls in their homes.

Chancellor’s Scholars Miniconference on Ireland
Dec 11, 2018

On November 29 in the Three Top Mountain room of the Student Union, the Chancellor’s Scholars held a miniconference to present on several topics from their exciting trip abroad. Dr.

Creativity Seminar Visit the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Nov 30, 2018

This Fall semester Dr. Ray Miller, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance has been teaching a junior level Honors seminar, HON 3515:  Creativity: In Art, in Life, and in the World.  The course description states, 

Sophia Yang Awarded George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship
Nov 28, 2018

Honors junior Sophia Yang has been awarded the 2018-19 George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship. Yang is a chemistry and exercise science double major. This scholarship is to support her biomedical research on obesity.

Anthony Hengst Collaborates on NSF Grant
Nov 27, 2018

Honors junior and Chancellor's Scholar Anthony Hengst is collaborating with Appalachian State University’s Dr. William Armstrong on his National Science Foundation (NSF) grant studying glaciers.

Honors Students Attend Etiquette Dinner
Nov 19, 2018

The Career Development Center enjoyed hosting many Honors College students at last week's third annual Etiquette Dinner.

Adrian Rice Authors New Poetry Collection
Nov 15, 2018

Check out this story posted in Appalachian Today about Adrian Rice, who accompanied the Chancellor's Scholars to Dublin and taught at least on session of the Honors first year seminar, Voyages, on Seamus Heaney:

Honors Nicole Jansen Displays "Dissimulation"
Nov 13, 2018

Honor’s Nicole Jansen displayed her capstone project entitled “Dissimulation” in the BFA graphic design show “Chew on it” from October 16 through November 2, 2018.  Jansen described her project as an

Madison Armstrong (’17) Pursues Ph.D. in Top 25 Program
Nov 6, 2018

This fall semester, Honors Alumna Madie Armstrong (‘17) began work towards her doctorate in sociology at the University of Arizona (UA). Th Ph.D. program at UA is ranked as one of the 25 best programs in sociology in the country.

Two Honors Seniors Accept Positions with Bank of America
Nov 5, 2018

Honors seniors Wade Bestler and Matthew Wallace have accepted financial analysts positions with Bank of America. Bestler and Wallace are both finance and banking majors on track to graduate in May of 2019.

Honors Jaelyn Felder (’18) Joins 2018 Teach for America Corps
Nov 2, 2018

Honors Alumna Jaelyn Felder (’18) is a 2018 Teach for America (TFA) Corps member currently teaching High School English at Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro, NC.

Allison Staley Interns at The Dragonfly House
Oct 31, 2018

Honors junior Allison Staley spent this past summer working as a management and development intern with The Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center in Mocksville, North Carolina.

Honors Students Explore Ecology in Belize
Oct 31, 2018

This summer Honors junior Haley Towne and senior Morgan Gaglianese-Woody, both biology majors, traveled for two-weeks with a faculty-led trip to Belize. Drs. Matt Estep, Sarah Marshburn, and Shea Tuberty all from Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology, led this trip.