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Honors Stephany Garcia Henao attends world’s largest gathering of women technologists
Oct 22, 2019

Honors sophomore Stephany Garcia Henao was awarded a student scholarship to attend Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)—the world's largest gathering of women technologists. Below photo features Henao at GHC in Orlando, Florida, October 1-4, 2019.

Student Corner launched on Human Subjects IRB website
Oct 16, 2019

Appalachian State University's Office of Research Protections launches the Student Corner for Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (IRB). Click here to check it out!&nbs

Honors behind Able-achian
Oct 16, 2019

Honors Rebecca Long '16 has teamed up with Dr. Albert Stabler, assistant professor of art education, to develop Able-achian—a creative project raising awareness around disabilities and disability resources on campus.

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!

Sam Jenkins Learns to Sail a Viking Ship
Feb 2, 2018

Honors junior, history major, and anthropology minor, Sam Jenkins spent this past summer in Denmark with Harvard University’s Viking Studies program.

Kelly Flanders Spends Nine Weeks in Pau, France
Jan 25, 2018

Honors senior Kelly Flanders spent nine weeks, May 28th through July 29, 2017, in Pau, France studying French. Kelly is a math major with minors in French and Economics. In Kelly’s words, “Pau is a smaller city that is down-to-earth, welcoming, and unique.

Aakriti Agrawal Attends Duke for Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Jan 25, 2018

Honors Alumna Aakriti Agrawal (May ’17) is attending Duke University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Upon graduation from Honors at Appalachian State, Aakriti was accepted to the DPT programs at both Duke and Emory Universities.

Museums and Heritage Seminar Travels to D.C.
Jan 24, 2018

Ten students in the HON 2515 Museums and Heritage Studies seminar visited Washington, D.C., over fall break as part of their work for the course. This seminar was taught by Dr. Heather Waldroup, Associate Director of the Honors College and Associate Professor of Art History.

Hailey Pister Arrives in Albania with the Peace Corps
Jan 24, 2018

Honors Alumna Hailey Pister (Fall ’17) has joined the Peace Corps service as a Health Extension Volunteer in Albania. Hailey departed on January 15 and has arrived safely.

Brad Rentz: New Editor of the Honors Wednesday Memo
Jan 17, 2018

Welcome to Brad Rentz, our new Editor of the Honors Wednesday Memo (HWM)! Brad is a sophomore Honors student majoring in public administration and pursuing a certificate in geographic information systems. Brad came to Appalachian in August 2016 from Summerfield, North Carolina.

Congratulations to Our Newest Honors College Alumni!
Jan 17, 2018

The Honors College Commencement was held on December 15th, 2017. With that event, we celebrated the accomplishments of those who completed the requirements to earn the distinction of University Honors.