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Kara Snow shows how getting a head start in research pays off
May 21, 2019

Honors first year student Kara Snow from Raleigh, NC, has been selected as a North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Women in Science Scholar.

Emma Labovitz ’18 named U.S. Student Program finalist
May 20, 2019

Honors Emma Labovitz has been conferred a 2019 Fulbright Study/Research Award. She will spend the 2019–20 academic year in the Netherlands at Erasmus University Rotterdam working on her Master of Public Administration, with a focus on migration and diversity.

Two Honors Seniors Speak at Appalachian's Spring 2019 Commencement
May 20, 2019

Austin William Lubkemann and Samantha J. Malone, two seniors graduating with University Honors spoke at Appalachian State University's Spring 2019 Commencement. 

Allison Farrell Spends Summer Doing Research and Shadowing in Australia
Jan 22, 2019

Honors junior Allison Farrell spent this past summer at the University of Canberra in Australia. Farrell is a pre-Occupational Therapy (OT) exercise science major and psychology minor. At the University of Canberra, Farrell participated in the Australian Sporting Industry program.

Honors Sydney Blume ('18) Serves as Appalachian's Garden Manager
Jan 22, 2019

Honors Alumna Sydney Blume ('18) currently serves as Appalachian State University’s Garden Manager under the Office of University Sustainability. As an Honors student and Chancellor’s Scholar at Appalachian, Blume double majored in sustainable development and Spanish.

Carly Peggs Travels to Zambia on Gilman Scholarship
Jan 22, 2019

Honors senior Carly Peggs spent the Summer of 2017 in a clinical shadowing program at Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital in Zambia. Peggs is a pre-Med psychology major, also pursuing minors in biology, chemistry, and medical humanities.

A Smashing Exit for Honors Olivia Paschall
Jan 22, 2019

Honors Alumna Olivia Paschall had a remarkable and noteworthy final month leading up to her December 2018 graduation. In Honors at Appalachian, Paschall was a geology major mentored by Dr. Sarah Carmichael, associate professor of geology, and Dr.

Two Honors Sophomores Create #YouAreNotAlone Campaign
Jan 16, 2019

Honors sophomores Grayson Rice and Bailey Sparks have co-founded the #YouAreNotAlone Campaign at Appalachian State University.

Honors Graduates Awarded Medals
Jan 9, 2019

In the Honors College Commencement ceremony held Friday, December 14, 2018, we celebrated the accomplishments of those who completed the requirements to earn the distinction of University Honors.

Honors Students Showcase Balanced Brains
Jan 8, 2019

Friday, December 7th, Honors students showcased their work from their first year seminar, HON 1515: Balanced Brains . This Creative Show was designed and constructed by 18 Honors students who took this seminar this semester.

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,