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Chancellor's Scholars Trip to Dublin
Oct 17, 2018

Every fall-break, the ten newest recipients of the Chancellor’s Scholarship embark on an exciting trip to Dublin, Ireland.  This year, the Chancellor’s Scholars left for Charlotte on Tuesday, October 9th and returned on Sunday, October 14th.  On the first day of their trip,

Honors College Service Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Oct 10, 2018

As a longtime hiker, I'm committed to maintaining our public lands for everyone to enjoy. Service learning and community-building are also pillars of an Honors education.

Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’
Sep 26, 2018

Leah Barnes, a first-year elementary education major at Appalachian, holds a chicken at the Livestock station. "I've always loved being in nature and I think it's really cool being able to make new friendships and meet new people while being in this really beautiful place," she said....

Honors Dr. Brandy Bryson Directs Inclusive Excellence Team
Aug 29, 2018

Honors Faculty member Dr. Brandy Bryson, associate professor in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies, is serving as director of Appalachian State University's Inclusive Excellence Team.

Honors Meghan Pavelka (’18) Launches Medical Career in Free Clinic
Aug 27, 2018

Recent Honors graduate Meghan Pavelka (’18) is working in a free clinic in New Bern, North Carolina, in a two-year clinical fellowship program with MedServe.

Honors Alumnus to Launch Graduate School Speaker Series
Aug 22, 2018

On September 26, 2018 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM in the I.G. Greer Theatre, Honors Jonathan Kappler ('05) will speak launching the new Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies speaker series.

In Madrid Shelby Reagan Remembers Why She Joined Honors
Aug 21, 2018

Honors Shelby Reagan spent a month this summer in Madrid, Spain, and described it as a life-changing experience.  She explained, 

Devin Hoffman (’17) Builds on Honors Foundation at Virginia Tech
Aug 3, 2018

Honors Devin Hoffman (’17) is a former Chancellor’s Scholar and 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education recipient who majored in geology and worked with Appalachian State University's Department of Geology&nb

Maggie Smith (’18) Studies Malaria
Aug 2, 2018

Before graduating this past May, Honors Maggie Smith was accepted to the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.

Clark Streets ('17) Teaches and Studies Language in Madrid
Aug 2, 2018

Honors Clark Streets (May ’17) has been teaching and studying language for the past year in Madrid, Spain. He taught English in a primary school called El Olivar in a city named San Fernando de Henares on the outskirts of Madrid.

Jarrod Mayes ('16) Designs for Change in New York City
Jul 30, 2018

This past May, Honors Jarrod Mayes (Dec ’16) was selected as a finalist for the Fellowship for Change in Design with the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP). As he described,

Mathew Streets Interns at the Polish History Museum
Jul 26, 2018

Honors rising junior Matthew Streets has spent this summer interning at the Polish History Museum in Warsaw, Poland. As Matthew explained,

Mariann King Travels to Europe to Study War and Genocide
Jul 12, 2018

In May, Honors rising junior Mariann King traveled to Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, and Poland with the faculty-led study abroad course, War in Europe. This trip was organized and led by Dr. Cameron Lippard, assistant professor of sociology, and Dr.