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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.

Madison Armstrong (’17) Pursues Ph.D. in Top 25 Program
Nov 6, 2018

This fall semester, Honors Alumna Madie Armstrong (‘17) began work towards her doctorate in sociology at the University of Arizona (UA). Th Ph.D. program at UA is ranked as one of the 25 best programs in sociology in the country.

Two Honors Seniors Accept Positions with Bank of America
Nov 5, 2018

Honors seniors Wade Bestler and Matthew Wallace have accepted financial analysts positions with Bank of America. Bestler and Wallace are both finance and banking majors on track to graduate in May of 2019.

Honors Jaelyn Felder (’18) Joins 2018 Teach for America Corps
Nov 2, 2018

Honors Alumna Jaelyn Felder (’18) is a 2018 Teach for America (TFA) Corps member currently teaching High School English at Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro, NC.

Allison Staley Interns at The Dragonfly House
Oct 31, 2018

Honors junior Allison Staley spent this past summer working as a management and development intern with The Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center in Mocksville, North Carolina.

Honors Students Explore Ecology in Belize
Oct 31, 2018

This summer Honors junior Haley Towne and senior Morgan Gaglianese-Woody, both biology majors, traveled for two-weeks with a faculty-led trip to Belize. Drs. Matt Estep, Sarah Marshburn, and Shea Tuberty all from Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology, led this trip.

Sope Kahn Shares How to Collaborate with Faculty in Research
Oct 24, 2018

With a research assistantship supported by the Department of Sociology and a College of Arts and Sciences SAFE grant, Honors senior Sope Kahn and their faculty co-authors published, "Navigating Campus Hookup Culture: LGBTQ...

Chancellor's Scholars Trip to Dublin
Oct 17, 2018

Every fall-break, the ten newest recipients of the Chancellor’s Scholarship embark on an exciting trip to Dublin, Ireland.  This year, the Chancellor’s Scholars left for Charlotte on Tuesday, October 9th and returned on Sunday, October 14th.  On the first day of their trip,

Honors College Service Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Oct 10, 2018

As a longtime hiker, I'm committed to maintaining our public lands for everyone to enjoy. Service learning and community-building are also pillars of an Honors education.

Students in Appalachian’s Honors College spend a ‘Day at the Farm’
Sep 26, 2018

Leah Barnes, a first-year elementary education major at Appalachian, holds a chicken at the Livestock station. "I've always loved being in nature and I think it's really cool being able to make new friendships and meet new people while being in this really beautiful place," she said....

Honors Dr. Brandy Bryson Directs Inclusive Excellence Team
Aug 29, 2018

Honors Faculty member Dr. Brandy Bryson, associate professor in the Reich College of Education’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies, is serving as director of Appalachian State University's Inclusive Excellence Team.