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Honors Sarah Caudill spends summer interning at the Department of State.
Nov 7, 2019

This past summer 2019, Honors Sarah Caudill interned at the U.S.

Honors Hannah Krueger ’17

Honors Hannah Krueger ’17 pursues doctorate in seismology at Brown University
Nov 7, 2019

This past summer 2019, Honors Sarah Caudill interned at the U.S.

Dr. Dana Powell

Dr. Dana Powell's Honors seminar examines Native American genocide
Nov 7, 2019

In Dr. Dana Powell's Spring 2018 Honors seminar, Native Americans/Indigenous Studies, students got first-hand experience using the Visual History Archive of genocide studes held at the Shoah Foundation at the University of Southern California. Dr.

Honors Students Practice Artistic Surrogacy
Feb 21, 2019

Ms. Cara Hagan, assistant professor of dance studies at Appalachian State University, is currently teaching a junior level Honors seminar that explores a long-distance collaborative philosophy and practice called Artistic Surrogacy.

Rose Rossell and Patrick Faught Present at the AGU Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Feb 19, 2019

Honors seniors Patrick Fraught and Rose Rossell traveled to Washington, D.C. December 10-14, 2018 to present at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meetings held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Aleasia Brown Travels to Costa Rica
Feb 18, 2019

Honors senior Cell/Molecular Biology major Aleasia Brown traveled to Costa Rico over winter break with the Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability trip hosted by DANTA.

Honors Ramsey Wyles '17 to Join Peace Corps
Feb 11, 2019

Honors Alumna Ramsey Wyles is one of 12 from Appalachian State University, who have been invited to join the Peace Corps in 2019. In Honors at Appalachian, Wyles majored in Global Studies with minors in French and Psychology.

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.