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: 

Setting students up for success
Mar 9, 2018

Honors College student Nicholas Gilliam ’17 reflects on his Appalachian Experience

By Linda Coutant

Posted Feb. 23, 2018 at 11:54 a.m.

Dr. Ken Shull Fondly Remembered in Honors
Mar 9, 2018

Dr. Julian Kenneth Shull, Jr. (Ken) age 76, Associate Coordinator of the Heltzer Honors Program (2004-2006), passed away peacefully at home Monday evening, March 5. Dr. Shull was a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biology at Appalachian State.

Honors Student Athletes Honored
Feb 23, 2018

Congratulations to our Honors student athletes! They manage hectic lives, heavy responsibility, maintain high GPAs, and take additional Honors requirements. Here is the list of current Honors students with their athletic positions and majors:

New Publications from Faculty Teaching in Honors
Feb 22, 2018

Two scholarly books have just been published by Appalachian State faculty who are teaching in the Honors College this semester!

Sam Steyl Awarded George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship
Feb 22, 2018

Honors Senior Samantha (Sam) Steyl from Charlotte, North Carolina, has been awarded the first George Williams Garrett Memorial Scholarship.

Matthew Streets Presents at Southern Studies Conference
Feb 15, 2018

Matthew Streets, a sophomore Honors College student and history major delivered an address on: The Myth of the Southern Gentleman at the Annual International Southern Studies Conference on February 9, 2018 at Auburn University.

Zach Cook Completes Medical Internship in Athens
Feb 9, 2018

Honors senior Zachery Cook spent this past summer in Athens, Greece.

Maggie Watts Joins INTERSECT Social Justice Retreat
Feb 7, 2018

If you want to know what good things can come from paying attention to the Honors College web announcements and reading the Honors Wednesday Memo, ask Honors sophomore Maggie Watts. Maggie came to Honors College as a current Appalachian State University first year student in January of 2017.

Leah Wingenroth Studies in London
Feb 6, 2018

Honors junior Leah Wingenroth spent this past Fall semester in London, England, studying at the University of Roehampton. Much like Appalachian State, Roehampton is a green campus whose mission is one of sustainability.

Dr. Rick Klima is a Faculty Member of Distinction
Feb 2, 2018

Did you know that Dr. Rick Klima of the Honors College is an Appalachian State Faculty Member of Distinction? Check out the full story here from Appalachian Magazine by Wes Saylors!