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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, 

Brad Rentz: New Editor of the Honors Wednesday Memo
Jan 17, 2018

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.

Congratulations to Our Newest Honors College Alumni!
Jan 17, 2018

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 (May ’18) Presents on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dec 5, 2017

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.

Paige Anderholm Wins 2017 Global Leadership Undergraduate Student Award
Dec 5, 2017

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.

Evie Giaconia Conducts Thesis in the Ecuadorian Rainforest
Nov 8, 2017

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.

Three Honors Mentors Named "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff"
Sep 22, 2017

Congratulations to Drs. Angela Mead, Heather Waldroup, and Ted Zerucha on being named AppState's 2016-17 "Most Helpful Faculty and Staff."

Meet App State's Honors SGA Senator!
Sep 19, 2017

Here's a message from your Honors College SGA Senator: