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Honors Javon Nathaniel awarded the Gilman Scholarship to study in Japan
Sep 6, 2019

Honors Javon Nathaniel has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this Fall 2019 semester in Japan.

Honors College gives “taste of what grad school would be like”
Aug 13, 2019

Honors Sarah Epplin ’17 has completed her Master of Arts in Classical Languages at the University of Georgia (UGA) and is beginning a doctoral program in classics with full funding at Cornell University this Fall semester. Epplin shared that she, “decided to pursue my Ph.D.

Office of the Chancellor: Recognizing Outstanding Scholars
Aug 12, 2019

Chancellor Sheri Everts shares in her Thursday, July 25 report, Recognizing Outstanding Scholars: Elevating the future of the Appalachian Community.

Emma Labovitz ’18 named U.S. Student Program finalist
May 20, 2019

Honors Emma Labovitz has been conferred a 2019 Fulbright Study/Research Award. She will spend the 2019–20 academic year in the Netherlands at Erasmus University Rotterdam working on her Master of Public Administration, with a focus on migration and diversity.

Two Honors Seniors Speak at Appalachian's Spring 2019 Commencement
May 20, 2019

Austin William Lubkemann and Samantha J. Malone, two seniors graduating with University Honors spoke at Appalachian State University's Spring 2019 Commencement. 

Sixty-four Honors College Graduates
May 20, 2019

Sixty-four Honors College students with majors in 26 different departments defended their Honors theses and graduated from Appalachian with “University Honors” this past weekend.

Honors Aeron McConnell wins awards in physics and math
May 20, 2019

Honors Aeron McConnell, a double major in mathematics and physics who just completed his first year at Appalachian, has been awarded the Walter C.

Veda Lane (’18) awarded full scholarship to study at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London
May 15, 2019

We are highlighting here an Appalachian Alumna who graduated with departmental honors, one of over 30 departmental honors programs at Appalachian State University.

Honors sophomore Bryson Honeycutt top winner of Student Poster Competition
May 8, 2019

Honors Bryson Honeycutt, and Carly Maas, who is pursuing departmental honors in her major, have been selected as two of the top three undergraduate winners of the Student Poster Competition at Appalachian State University's 22nd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative

Honors Seniors win College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards
May 7, 2019

The following Honors seniors have been recognized at the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Senior Awards. Twenty-seven Honors students received awards from 16 departments in the CAS. Congratulations to these award winners!

Patrick F. James (anthropology),

Senior Patrick James Heads to University of Florida at Gainesville
May 7, 2019

Honors senior and anthropology major Patrick James has been awarded a full scholarship to the University of Florida at Gainesville. Patrick will be pursuing a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies.

Appalachian Honors Association hosts second annual Honors Formal
Apr 29, 2019

On April 13, 2019, Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) hosted its second Honors Formal in the Reich College of Education’s rotunda.

Honors Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand awarded Fulbright
Apr 24, 2019

Honors Faculty member Dr Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand will be spending the Spring 2020 semester at the ...