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Honors Sophomore discovers the power of sustainability and community relationships in Guatemala
Jan 24, 2023

By: Stacy ThorntonHonors College student Lily Perkins spent part of her summer in the indigenous community of Copal AA La Esperanza, Guatemala. Over t...

Honors College alum Rebecca-Eli Long awarded prestigious Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Jan 17, 2023

Honors College alum Rebecca-Eli Long ‘16 ‘20 has been awarded the prestigious Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for their research at Purdu...

Dy’Quan Kearney awarded Garrett Scholarship to support research on the role of insulin signaling in diabetic neuropathy
Jan 17, 2023

Honors College senior Dy’Quan Kearney has been awarded the 2022-23 George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship. Kearney reflected on winning t...

Honors College students travel to Egypt to attend the 27th annual Conference of Parties on climate change
Nov 30, 2022

Honors College students Grace Waugh and Matthew Mair traveled to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, to attend the 27th annual Conference of Parties (COP27) on cl...

The Honors College welcomes new assistant editor to the Honors Wednesday Memo
Nov 16, 2022

The Honors College is excited to welcome Stacy Thornton to the Honors College staff as the assistant editor of the Honors Wednesday Memo. Thornton has...

Corbin Ester ‘15 continues medical training at Duke
Nov 2, 2022

By Kistler HuntHonors College alumnus and Chancellor's Scholar Corbin Ester is now a resident in his first year of the Diagnostic Radiology Program at...

Sabrina Hess presents her research at the North Carolina Honors Association conference
Oct 26, 2022

Honors College senior Sabrina Hess presented her paper, “Robinson Crusoe Crusades Against Traditional Ideas of Heroism,” at the North Carolina Hon...

App State alumna Juliet Irving ’19: A multimedia designer in the performance world
Oct 14, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University alumna Juliet Irving ’19 has danced her way into a freelance career as a multimedia designer, combining...

Study abroad brings life lessons and professional development for Emma Estudillo
Oct 12, 2022

Honors junior Emma Estudillo spent her summer at the Universidad de Almeria in Almeria, Spain. Estudillo is majoring in criminal justice and minoring ...

Honors senior draws on Honors experience as theatre maker
Oct 5, 2022

Honors senior Cecilia Chan has been working as a scenic designer for The Trolleys, a show supported by the Department of Theatre and Dance at App Stat...