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Honors Javon Nathaniel awarded the Gilman Scholarship to study in Japan
Sep 6, 2019

Honors Javon Nathaniel has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this Fall 2019 semester in Japan.

Honors College gives “taste of what grad school would be like”
Aug 13, 2019

Honors Sarah Epplin ’17 has completed her Master of Arts in Classical Languages at the University of Georgia (UGA) and is beginning a doctoral program in classics with full funding at Cornell University this Fall semester. Epplin shared that she, “decided to pursue my Ph.D.

Office of the Chancellor: Recognizing Outstanding Scholars
Aug 12, 2019

Chancellor Sheri Everts shares in her Thursday, July 25 report, Recognizing Outstanding Scholars: Elevating the future of the Appalachian Community.

Two Honors Students Join Faculty-led Study Abroad to Poland
Jul 5, 2018

Embarking a week after the end of Spring 2018 semester, Honors Tyler Hotz and Nora Smith, both rising juniors and communication majors, traveled to Poland for a month long faculty-led study abroad. Dr.

Heather Hopkins '10 Reflects on The Honors Experience
Jun 28, 2018

Heather Hopkins ’10 graduated from Honors at Appalachian State University with a degree in elementary education. She then went on to complete her Master of Arts in education with a licensure in gifted education from East Carolina University in May 2011.

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.