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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.

Honors students present thesis research at NCUR
Apr 18, 2019

Honors seniors Caroline Shriver and Samantha Reis attended the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, Georgia April 11-13, 2019.

Honors Takes Project Condom Win!
Apr 17, 2019

On April 3, 2019, Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) entered Wellness and Prevention Services’ Project Condom contest.  Project Condom merges art and fashion while promoting safer sex behaviors for college-aged students.

Emily Cluen (’18) learns the value of the Honors thesis
Apr 15, 2019

Emily Cluen (’18) has been accepted to the  graduate program in Student Affairs and Higher Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, for the Fall 2019 semester.

AHA Participates in the First High Country Walk to Defeat ALS
Apr 12, 2019

The first High Country March to Defeat Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Walk was a great success! On Saturday, March 30 at Appalachian Leon Levine Health Sciences (LLHS) building, hundreds of people walked 1.5 miles in order to raise money for ALS research.

Honors alumnus “keeps applications running at IBM”
Apr 5, 2019

Honors Chris Waldon (’16) majored in computer science then stayed on at Appalachian to complete in 2018 a Master of Science in computer science.

Gracyn Travitz Spends Semester in Costa Rica
Apr 5, 2019

Honors sophomore and public health major Gracyn Tavitz spent this Spring semester at Veritas University in Costa Rica. There she took classes in health and psychology, holistic medicine, and healthcare and medicine. About her experience, Travitz shares,

Five Honors Students Become Appalachian Student Ambassadors
Apr 1, 2019

Five Honors students have been named new Appalachian Student Ambassadors: Aman Hyrams, Emma Strange, Ethan Triplett, Cori Fergusson,and Rachel Ramakrishnan (nursing). Hyram is a junior biology major.

Morgan Gaglianese-Woody Presents Honors Thesis Research at ASB
Apr 1, 2019

Honors senior Morgan Gaglianese-Woody is attending the annual Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB) meetings in Memphis, TN, April 3-6, 2019, presenting research from her Honors thesis.

Honors Dr. Howard Neufeld Publishes Pivotal Ozone Study
Mar 21, 2019

Dr Howard Neufeld, Honors faculty member and professor in the Department of  Biology leads new research study revealing&nbsp

Honors Taylor Gibbs Spends the Fall in Lancashire, England
Mar 21, 2019

Honors’ Taylor Gibbs studied abroad in the Fall of 2018 in Preston, England at the University of Lancashire.