Awards and Honors

Matthew Wimberley, adjunct professor, Department of English, recipient of the 2020 Weatherford Award for poetry and soon to be the Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship of Creative Writing. Photo submitted.

Professor awarded for book of poetry on Appalachia
Apr 6, 2021

Matthew Wimberley, adjunct professor, Department of English and soon to be the Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professorship of Creative Writing in fall 2021 has been awarded the 2020 Weatherford Award for poetry for his book “All the Great T

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Sociology Senior Isi Patterson Receives NCSA Himes Undergraduate Paper Award
Mar 26, 2021

The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Isi Patterson received the Himes Outstanding Undergraduate Student Paper Award for 2021 from the North Caro

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Dr. Katherine Ledford

Dr. Katherine Ledford recognized with 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award
Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor in the University’s Appalachian studies program, received the 2020 Clark Medallion Book Award for her book titled “Writing Appalachia: An Anthology.” Ledford received this award alongside Dr.

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Lucian Murray, a PandA member, leads a physics demonstration with liquid nitrogen at a Buildfest event. Photo submitted.

Physics and Astronomy Student Club Nationally Recognized
Mar 22, 2021

The Physics and Astronomy Club (PandA), a Society of Physics Students Chapter at Appalachian State University, has received two national awards this academic year.

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Taylor Young a first-year Watauga Residential College student from Raleigh majoring in music therapy. Photo by Joey Rosado.

Freshman receives recognition in annual North Carolina Writers' Network Competition
Mar 11, 2021

Taylor Young, a freshman Watauga Residential College (WRC) student from Raleigh, was recently informed that her short fiction piece, titled “Remembrance,” was selected for an Honorable Mention in the Nor

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Truman Capote Scholarship: Call for Submissions
Mar 2, 2021

Appalachian State University’s spring 2021-22 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship in Creative Writing competition is accepting submissions in all forms of creative prose. Submissions are due by 7 p.m.

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Announcing Fall 2020 SAFE and Helton Award Recipients
Mar 1, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate and graduate experience and support faculty teaching, research and engagement. The grant has two funding cycles each year for the fall and spri

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App State Faculty and Alumni Appointed to NCCTM Positions
Feb 24, 2021

Faculty members, Dr. Katie Mawhinney, Dr. Erica Slate Young and alumni Emily Bryant Hare, Stephanie Buckner Hill and Charlcy Carpenter of the Department of Mathematical Sciences have all accepted appointments within the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM). 

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