News

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. 

Congratulations to the 2018 Chancellor's Scholars
Jun 14, 2018

Ten incoming freshmore Honors students have been awarded Chancellor's Scholarships, the university's oldest and most distinguished full scholarship.

Graduates Praise Honors at Appalachian
Jun 8, 2018

The Honors College Commencement was held on May 11, 2018 in the Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom. With that event we celebrated the accomplishments of 66 students graduating from the Honors College. 

Delaney Ryan Interns at American Museum of Natural History
Jun 7, 2018

Honors rising junior Delaney Ryan is in New York City (NYC) this summer interning with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and the Richard Gilder Graduate School. Ryan is a geology major with a concentration in paleontology.

Honors Students Teach, Anyone Can Dance!
May 29, 2018

Honors Emily Sharpe has founded and is lead instructor of Anyone Can Dance! Emily is a rising sophomore and elementary education major. Honors Sophia Lang, another rising sophomore and computer information systems major, is a teaching assistant who works with all the dance classes.

Sope Kahn Shines
May 25, 2018

Honors rising senior and Wilson Scholar Sope Kahn has received the university’s 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship intended to support women students in developing feminist perspectives and work towards equality and freedom.

Olivia Paschall Works with The Explorers Club in Mongolia
May 24, 2018

Honors senior and Geology Major Olivia Paschall has received a student grant to work on a combined National Geographic and Explorers Club Flag Expedition this summer in Mongolia.

Two Honors Students Awarded Highly Competitive Summer Medical Internships
May 23, 2018

Two Honors students, both Appalachian Student Ambassadors and exercise science majors , have been awarded highly competitive summer medical internships.

Honors Cookout Hosted by Jeff and Dr. Mead
May 9, 2018

As a way to offer a break to busy, hungry, and tired Honors students, Dean Jeff Vahlbusch and Dr. Angela Mead hosted an Honors College Picnic this past Thursday on Reading Day.

Rachel Jordan Awarded NSF Fellowship to Study Climate Change
May 8, 2018

Honors senior biology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Rachel Jordan has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship and will be attending the University of Wisconsin—Madison (UWM) beginning fall 2018.