Welcome to Brad Rentz, our new Editor of the Honors Wednesday Memo (HWM)! Brad is a sophomore Honors student majoring in public administration and pursuing a certificate in geographic information systems. Brad came to Appalachian in August 2016 from Summerfield, North Carolina.
The Honors College Commencement was held on December 15th, 2017. With that event, we celebrated the accomplishments of those who completed the requirements to earn the distinction of University Honors.
Kelly Dancy: Honors Superstar
Dec 13, 2017
Honors senior and English, secondary education major Kelly Dancy is a superstar we can count on to make a difference in the world!
Honors Alumna Emily Jorgenson presented a workshop “Pretend Play and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder” based on the research conducted for her Honors thesis at Kappa Delta Pi’s 51st Biennial Convocation 2017 on October 26-28.
Congratulations to Honors senior and political science major Paige Anderholm who received Appalachian State University’s 2017 Global Leadership Undergraduate Student Award during the university’s International Education Week.
Sam Steyl Shadows in a Cambodian Hospital
Nov 29, 2017
Honors senior Samantha Steyl, chemistry major and Pre-Med, spent a month this past summer working in a government run hospital in Cambodia. Sam shadowed doctors and nurses on the "plastics" wing.
Honors senior anthropology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Evie Giaconia spent this past summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest conducting ethnographic research for her Honors thesis.
Honors Students Visit The Farm
Oct 6, 2017
Ten students in Dr. Heather Waldroup's HON 2515: Museums and Heritage Studies seminar visited Appalachian's Teaching and Research Farm at the Blackburn Vannoy Property on Thursday, September 28th, to learn about local history and heritage agriculture practices.
Congratulations to Drs. Angela Mead, Heather Waldroup, and Ted Zerucha on being named AppState's 2016-17 "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff."