Artist Mel Chin wins a MacArthur Genius Grant
Oct 15, 2019

Artist Mel Chin, who the Honors College helped to bring to Appalachian State University this past spring, has won a MacArthur Genius Grant.

Honors Juliet Irving '19 Pursues MFA in Dance at Duke University
Oct 10, 2019

Honors Juliet Irving ’19 joins first cohort in the MFA in Dance: Embodied Interdisciplinary Praxis program at the Rubenstein Art Center at Duke University.  ...

Honors faculty Dr. Janice Pope serves as interim dean
Oct 8, 2019


In the Honors College, Dr. Janice Pope regularly teaches Honors seminars and mentors Honors theses. Dr. Pope explains why she likes teaching Honors seminars: 

Tyler Ramsey (’16) Does Ground-breaking Research with NIEHS
Apr 16, 2018

Honors Alumnus (’16) and chemistry major Tyler Ramsey is working at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health.

Kayla Hall Reports from Costa Rica
Apr 16, 2018

Honors Junior and communication, public relations major Kayla Hall spent this spring semester in San José, Costa Rica studying at the Universidad Veritas.

Honors Students Work with the Global Peacebuilding Project
Apr 11, 2018

Three Honors students are getting a rare experience in their Junior level Honors seminar this semester. In the HON 3515: Global Diversity Project seminar, students are proposing their own peacebuilding projects targeting issues of inequality and conflict in our local region. Dr.

Alyssa Phillips: Accepted to Top-Ranked Doctoral Program
Apr 4, 2018

Honors senior biology major and chemistry minor Alyssa Phillips has accepted an offer to join the Plant Biology Graduate Group, a doctoral program at the University of California Davis (UC Davis). Alyssa’s mentor and director of her Honors thesis is Dr.

Tolerance Kids Advocate for Holocaust Victims with Bandage Project
Mar 27, 2018

5th graders Melissa Gutierrez, and her classmates, Tolerance Kids from Ms. Liss’ class at Woodlake Elementary, in Sacramento, California, call the Honors College community to support Bandage Project. We have created a donation box for Project Bandage if you would like to contribute.

Alumnus Grayson Bodenhiemer Fully Funded at Indiana
Mar 23, 2018

Honors Alumnus Grayson Bodenhiemer (Dec ‘ 17), has been accepted to Indiana University Bloomington’s graduate program in the Department of Sociology.

Evie Giaconia Wins Albert Clark Award
Mar 21, 2018

Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia won the Theta Alpha Kappa (National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology) Albert Clark Award for best undergraduate paper.

Staff "Shout Out" Goes to Ms. Jessica Yandow
Mar 21, 2018

Honors College Office Manager and Executive Assistant, Ms. Jessica Yandow has been awarded a staff Shout Out by the Staff Recognition Committee, a committee of Staff Senate. Ms. Yandow is an Appalachian State alumna having earned her B.A. in 2009 and her M.P.A. in 2011.

Honors Class of 2022 Facebook Group
Mar 16, 2018

Are you coming to Honors at App starting Fall 2018? Want to meet other incoming Freshmores? One of your cohort members, Cori Ferguson, has set up a new closed FB group. Here's how you can find it and request to join:

Appalachian State Honors College Class of 2022

MEMO: Southern Studies Minor
Mar 14, 2018


To: All Honors Students

From: Professor L.B. Gallien, Jr.

Re: New Southern Studies Minor