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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, 

Matthew Streets Presents at Southern Studies Conference
Feb 15, 2018

Matthew Streets, a sophomore Honors College student and history major delivered an address on: The Myth of the Southern Gentleman at the Annual International Southern Studies Conference on February 9, 2018 at Auburn University.

Zach Cook Completes Medical Internship in Athens
Feb 9, 2018

Honors senior Zachery Cook spent this past summer in Athens, Greece.

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.