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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.

Rachel Tapia Explains How Honors Prepared Her for AmeriCorps
Jan 31, 2019

Honors Alumna and 2014-2018 Chancellor’s Scholar Rachel Tapia is spending the year working with AmeriCorps. Tapia is an AmeriCorps member in Bridgeport, Connecticut, working with Great Oaks Charter School.

AHA Revamped!
Jan 30, 2019

For the Spring semester of 2019, the Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) underwent a change of leadership and set its course on a new goal with revamping AHA.

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.