Awards and Honors

This badge signifies Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year. App State is one of 17 schools nationwide to receive this honor. Image courtesy of Fulbright Program

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Appalachian State University has been recognized as a top producing institution for Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year, according to the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education (IIE).

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Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Photo submitted.

Alumna Caroline Donaghy ’20 awarded competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, has been awarded a...

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Center Names Winner of the First JHP Student Research Paper Prize
May 28, 2021

In early May, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies honored Alexander Gilliatt (GJS/JHP) as the first recipient of the newly-introduced JHP Student Research Paper Prize. Gabe Atkinson (HIS/JHP) received an honorable mention.

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Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

11 App State students awarded MAKO Medical Scholarships for spring 2021
May 21, 2021

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University — including three student veterans and five student-athletes — have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

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Peace and genocide education club honored with 2021 Student Organization Leadership award
May 19, 2021

At the end of this term, the Peace and Genocide Education Club (PGEC) garnered another recognition by receiving the 2021 “Outside the Box” award from Appalachian State Club Council.

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Spring 2021 Chancellor’s or Dean’s Lists announced
May 17, 2021

The Office of the Registrar announces that 7,588 undergraduate students have been named to the Chancellor’s or Dean’s List for Spring 2021.

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Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
May 12, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.

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Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning. She studies climate and health. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Maggie Sugg receives NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty
May 11, 2021

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Planning has been awarded a CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Top to Bottom: Nathan Minton graduated in December 2020 with a B.S. in history, social studies education. He completed his student teaching with Terry Henthorne at Hibriten High School in Caldwell County. Carman Crook is graduating with a B.S. in mathematics secondary education. She did her student teaching with Jessica Rowe at Wilkes Central High School in Wilkes County. Photos submitted.

Two CAS Student Teacher of the Year finalists: Nathan Minton and Carman Crook
May 10, 2021

Nathan Minton, originally from Granite Falls, North Carolina, chose App State because, to him, it felt like home.

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