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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.

Meet the 2017 Chancellor’s Scholars
Aug 8, 2017

Want to meet our ten newest Chancellor's Scholars? The Chancellor’s Scholarship is Appalachian State University’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship. Check out this story from the Appalachian Magazine by Grace Bowling:

Hannah Malcolm Awarded President’s Diversity Fellowship at Indiana
Aug 8, 2017

Congratulations to Honors Alumna Hannah Malcolm (Fall '16), who has been awarded the highly selective President's Diversity Fellowship starting Fall 2017 to pursue her Ph.D. degree at Indiana University Bloomington.

Former Chancellor's Scholar and Her Husband "Thwarting Human Traffickers"
Aug 4, 2017

Check out this story from the Appalachian Magazine highlighting former Chancellor's Scholar Laura Parker and her husband Matt Parker's work.: "Thwarting Human Traffickers: Alumni Matt and Laura Parker run a nonprofit that helps find and free slaves."

Allison Staley Interns with the Forsyth County District Attorney's Office
Aug 2, 2017

Honors sophomore and math major Allison Staley is spending the summer interning for the District Attorney's Office in Forsyth County, North Carolina (Judicial District 21) in their Violent Crimes Unit.

Alexa Olson's Semester Abroad in Valparaíso, Chile
Aug 1, 2017

Honors Senior Alexa Olson, interdisciplinary studies major with Spanish minor, spent Spring 2017 semester studying abroad in Valparaíso, Chile. Thanks to support from the Honors College, Alexa was able to explore life in another country, language, and culture.

Honors Senior and Cowbelle Classic Organizer Wins Top Cycling Scholarship
Jul 25, 2017

Honors Senior Annie Pharr, a recreation management and sociology major, has been awarded a Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship for cycling.

Jessica Phillips Presents at Society for Developmental Biology Meetings
Jul 24, 2017

Alumna Jessica Phillips (May '18) presented her Honors thesis research at the Society for Developmental Biology 76th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, July 13-17, 2017.

Sarah Patrick Awarded Teaching Assistantship at UGA
Jul 11, 2017

Congratulations to Alumna Sarah Patrick (May '17) who has been awarded a teaching assistantship in the Department of Classics at the University of Georgia (UGA).

Elyse Lawson at Home in Copenhagen
Jul 7, 2017

After spending the past year in Demark interning for Sand Madsen Consulting, Honors alumna Elyse Lawson (May '16), will be attending the University of Copenhagen beginning in August.

Jessica Stevens Joins UNC School of Medicine class of 2021
Jul 6, 2017

This upcoming Fall semester, Honors College alumna Jessica Stevens (May '17) will join UNC School of Medicine class of 2021! Congratulations, Jessica on this acceptance and the scholarship funding you have received.

Fall 2017 Honors Freshmen Orientation
Jun 28, 2017

Fall 2017 Orientation is well underway for 110 incoming Honors Freshmen.