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Winter Storm Diego Hits Honors during Finals
Dec 12, 2018

Winter story Diego hit Boone beginning Saturday evening, December 8, 2018, right smack in the middle of final exams! This has left rescheduled exams, campus closures, and faculty and staff stuck behind snow walls in their homes.

Chancellor’s Scholars Miniconference on Ireland
Dec 11, 2018

On November 29 in the Three Top Mountain room of the Student Union, the Chancellor’s Scholars held a miniconference to present on several topics from their exciting trip abroad. Dr.

Creativity Seminar Visit the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Nov 30, 2018

This Fall semester Dr. Ray Miller, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance has been teaching a junior level Honors seminar, HON 3515:  Creativity: In Art, in Life, and in the World.  The course description states, 

Sope Kahn Shares How to Collaborate with Faculty in Research
Oct 24, 2018

With a research assistantship supported by the Department of Sociology and a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant, Honors senior Sope Kahn and their faculty co-authors published, "Navigating Campus Hookup Culture: LGBTQ...

Chancellor's Scholars Trip to Dublin
Oct 17, 2018

Every fall-break, the ten newest recipients of the Chancellor’s Scholarship embark on an exciting trip to Dublin, Ireland.  This year, the Chancellor’s Scholars left for Charlotte on Tuesday, October 9th and returned on Sunday, October 14th.  On the first day of their trip,

Honors College Service Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Oct 10, 2018

As a longtime hiker, I'm committed to maintaining our public lands for everyone to enjoy. Service learning and community-building are also pillars of an Honors education.

Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’
Sep 26, 2018

Leah Barnes, a first-year elementary education major at Appalachian, holds a chicken at the Livestock station. "I've always loved being in nature and I think it's really cool being able to make new friendships and meet new people while being in this really beautiful place," she said....

Honors Dr. Brandy Bryson Directs Inclusive Excellence Team
Aug 29, 2018

Honors Faculty member Dr. Brandy Bryson, associate professor in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies, is serving as director of Appalachian State University's Inclusive Excellence Team.

Honors Meghan Pavelka (’18) Launches Medical Career in Free Clinic
Aug 27, 2018

Recent Honors graduate Meghan Pavelka (’18) is working in a free clinic in New Bern, North Carolina, in a two-year clinical fellowship program with MedServe.

Honors Alumnus to Launch Graduate School Speaker Series
Aug 22, 2018

On September 26, 2018 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM in the I.G. Greer Theatre, Honors Jonathan Kappler ('05) will speak launching the new Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies speaker series.

In Madrid Shelby Reagan Remembers Why She Joined Honors
Aug 21, 2018

Honors Shelby Reagan spent a month this summer in Madrid, Spain, and described it as a life-changing experience.  She explained, 

Devin Hoffman (’17) Builds on Honors Foundation at Virginia Tech
Aug 3, 2018

Honors Devin Hoffman (’17) is a former Chancellor’s Scholar and 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education recipient who majored in geology and worked with Appalachian State University's Department of Geology&nb

Maggie Smith (’18) Studies Malaria
Aug 2, 2018

Before graduating this past May, Honors Maggie Smith was accepted to the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology.