News

Honors Seminar Studies King Arthur in Great Britian over Spring Break
Mar 21, 2017

Students in HON 3515: King Arthur seminar traveled to Great Britain over Spring Break alongside Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand.

Harvard! Just One Option for Corbin Ester
Mar 6, 2017

Honors Alumnus ('14) and Chancellor's Scholar Corbin Ester has been accepted to Harvard Medical School Pathways program as well as to UNC Chapel Hill's Medical School for 2017.

AppX Podcast Features Honors!
Mar 6, 2017

Honors Junior Liz Pope has made her debut as the new host of AppX. Her first guests, Honors Seniors Ryan Hellenbrand and Sarah Kate Murphy explain what The Honors College is and what it is not. How do you get in? What's a day in the life of an Honors College student consist of and more.

Alumnus Helps Save Snow Leopards in the Himalayas
Feb 13, 2017

This past June, Honors Alumnus Timothy Hefflinger was awarded a 10-month Fellowship with the American India Foundation. Hefflinger is living in the remote Himalayan region of Ladakh in the small city of Leh and working with an NGO called Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust (SLC-IT).

Chancellor's Scholars Join Chancellor Everts for Jessica Lange Dance
Feb 9, 2017

Chancellor Everts regularly invites Chancellor's Scholars to attend campus culture and arts performances. Last night, four current Chancellor's Scholars had the pleasure of joining her for the Jessica Lang Dance Performance at the Schaefer Center.

Honors Wows Crowds at Winterfest
Feb 2, 2017

Ten Honors College students joined Drs. Zerucha and Waldroup on Friday, January 27th at Winterfest Parade in Blowing Rock. The chilly but cheerful group wowed crowds (and passed out candy) on the snowy afternoon.

A Report from the Culture and Arts in Vienna Faculty-Led Trip
Jan 25, 2017

Honors Junior Marketing major and Commercial Photography minor Andrew Carros studied abroad this past summer in Vienna on an Appalachian faculty-led trip with Dr. Alexandra Hellenbrand (Professor of Global Studies), Dr. Victor Mansure (Music History Area Coordinator), and Dr.

Clark Streets: Transformed by a Semester in Vigo, Spain
Nov 3, 2016

Clark Streets contributed the following reflection from his recent and transformational semester abroad in Vigo, Spain.

Meet the 2016 Chancellor’s Scholars
Oct 18, 2016

As Appalachian State University’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship, the Chancellor’s Scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals – those who seek graduate or professional post-baccalaureate degrees to become physicians, att

Eric Burton Wins NOAA Hollings Scholarship
Sep 27, 2016

Senior Honors student and geography major Eric Burton has received a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

A Semester Abroad at La Trobe in Australia
Sep 27, 2016

Honors Junior and marking major Emily Rabe is spending Fall 2016 semester at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. In her five months at La Trobe, Emily is taking major courses in marketing and supply chain management.

Honors Student Travels to Peru
Sep 27, 2016

Honors Junior, communication major and Spanish minor Jessica Minch spent two weeks in Peru this past July earning independent study credit her Honors international requirement.

Freiburg, Germany

A Year Studying Sustainability in Freiburg, Germany
Aug 31, 2016

For the 2015-16 academic year, Ryan Hellenbrand studied abroad in Freiburg, Germany. Ryan is currently a Senior Honors student majoring in Global Studies and Sustainable Development, and minoring in German.