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Honors Students Visit The Farm
Oct 6, 2017

Ten students in Dr. Heather Waldroup's HON 2515: Museums and Heritage Studies seminar visited Appalachian's Teaching and Research Farm at the Blackburn Vannoy Property on Thursday, September 28th, to learn about local history and heritage agriculture practices.

Three Honors Mentors Named "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff"
Sep 22, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Angela Mead, Heather Waldroup, and Ted Zerucha on being named AppState's 2016-17 "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff."

Meet App State's Honors SGA Senator!
Sep 19, 2017

Here's a message from your Honors College SGA Senator:


Honors Service-Learning Day, A Celebration of Community!
Sep 7, 2017

Thursday, August 17th was Honors College Service-Learning day for new Honors freshmores. Sixty-six students participated in Service-Learning day. They each selected and worked at one of six Boone community organizations. The options included: F.A.R.M.

The Honors College Welcomes 111 New Students!
Sep 6, 2017

One hundred and eleven new students have been admitted to the Honors College for Fall 2018. All of these students demonstrate ambitious goals, intellectual motivation, and the commitment to make a difference.

Sarah Aldridge Spends Summer Fighting for Equity at D.C. Public Schools
Aug 24, 2017

Honors senior Sarah Aldridge returned to Washington, D.C. this summer to join the D.C. Public Schools Urban Education Leaders Internship Program. As a political science major and sociology minor, Sarah is passionate about equity in access to public education.

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.