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Veda Lane (’18) awarded full scholarship to study at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London
May 15, 2019

We are highlighting here an Appalachian Alumna who graduated with departmental honors, one of over 30 departmental honors programs at Applachian State University.

Honors sophomore Bryson Honeycutt top winner of Student Poster Competition
May 8, 2019

Honors sophomore Bryson Honeycutt, a geology major from Alexander, has been selected as one of the top three undergraduate winners of the Student Poster Competition at Appalachian State University's 22nd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors. 

Honors Seniors win College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards
May 7, 2019

The following Honors seniors have been recognized at the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Senior Awards. Twenty-seven Honors students received awards from 16 departments in the CAS. Congratulations to these award winners!

Patrick F. James (anthropology),

Senior Patrick James Heads to University of Florida at Gainesville
May 7, 2019

Honors senior and anthropology major Patrick James has been awarded a full scholarship to the University of Florida at Gainesville. Patrick will be pursuing a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies.

Appalachian Honors Association hosts second annual Honors Formal
Apr 29, 2019

On April 13, 2019, Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) hosted its second Honors Formal in the Reich College of Education’s rotunda.

Honors Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand awarded Fulbright
Apr 24, 2019

Honors Faculty member Dr Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand will be spending the Spring 2020 semester at the ...

Honors students present thesis research at NCUR
Apr 18, 2019

Honors seniors Caroline Shriver and Samantha Reis attended the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, Georgia April 11-13, 2019.

Honors Takes Project Condom Win!
Apr 17, 2019

On April 3, 2019, Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) entered Wellness and Prevention Services’ Project Condom contest.  Project Condom merges art and fashion while promoting safer sex behaviors for college-aged students.

Emily Cluen (’18) learns the value of the Honors thesis
Apr 15, 2019

Emily Cluen (’18) has been accepted to the  graduate program in Student Affairs and Higher Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, for the Fall 2019 semester.

AHA Participates in the First High Country Walk to Defeat ALS
Apr 12, 2019

The first High Country March to Defeat Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Walk was a great success! On Saturday, March 30 at Appalachian Leon Levine Health Sciences (LLHS) building, hundreds of people walked 1.5 miles in order to raise money for ALS research.

Honors alumnus “keeps applications running at IBM”
Apr 5, 2019

Honors Chris Waldon (’16) majored in computer science then stayed on at Appalachian to complete in 2018 a Master of Science in computer science.

Gracyn Travitz Spends Semester in Costa Rica
Apr 5, 2019

Honors sophomore and public health major Gracyn Tavitz spent this Spring semester at Veritas University in Costa Rica. There she took classes in health and psychology, holistic medicine, and healthcare and medicine. About her experience, Travitz shares,

Five Honors Students Become Appalachian Student Ambassadors
Apr 1, 2019

Five Honors students have been named new Appalachian Student Ambassadors: Aman Hyrams, Emma Strange, Ethan Triplett, Cori Fergusson,and Rachel Ramakrishnan (nursing). Hyram is a junior biology major.