Awards and Honors

Gabby Brown, an App State senior from Raleigh, is majoring in English–professional writing with minors in Spanish and communication. After graduating from App State, she plans to pursue her Master of Science in technical communication at North Carolina State University. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Technical writing is like ‘working out a puzzle’ for App State senior
Jun 8, 2022

Gabby Brown loves the challenge of transforming complex subjects into simple language — so that anyone can understand them.

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Dr. Jim Deni, Department of Psychology. Photo submitted.

Dr. Jim Deni Receives 2022 School Psychology Trainer of the Year Award for Outstanding Contributions to Service
Apr 19, 2022

Jim Deni has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 School Psychology trainer of the year for his Outstanding Service and Contribution to the field of School Psychology.

College News, Faculty and Staff, Awards and Honors
View of campus. Photo by University Communications.

5 App State faculty share takeaways from BRIDGES women’s leadership program
Apr 5, 2022

For nearly 30 years, the University of North Carolina System has supported the professional development of women in higher education by offering the BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program, a

College News, Events, Awards and Honors, Faculty and Staff
Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State’s Dr. Reeves Shulstad receives 2022 UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award
Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Reeves Shulstad, professor of musicology in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music, has received the 2022 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Senior East Asian Studies major Asia Griffis and Dr. Kinji Ito, assistant professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Photo submitted.

Senior Receives Gold Award in National Japanese Language Competition
Mar 24, 2022

Asia Griffis, a senior East Asian Studies major from Raleigh, N.C. has recently won the Gold Award in the 2021 J.LIVE Talk competition: A national speech contest for Japanese language learners. She received a scholarship package including a short-term study abroad program. Her mentor, Dr.

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Alumni Faith Dearman Photo submitted.

Faith Dearman ’13, ’21 works to improve learning opportunities and facilitate positivity
Mar 2, 2022

Faith Dearman is a member of the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCPSA), and a school psychologist within the Wake County Public School System.

College News, Alumni, Then and Now, Awards and Honors
Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, with the winners of the 2022 Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence: Dr. Brandon Nelson, far left, App State’s interim director of university housing, representing the Office of University Housing; Eris Jenkins, second from left, an App State graduate student; Lamont Sellers, third from left, App State’s director of intercultural student affairs; Chandler Smith, third from right, an App State undergraduate student; Yolanda Adams, second fro

App State honors champions of inclusive excellence, on campus and in the community
Feb 3, 2022

An a cappella rendition of “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” opened the 2022 Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence Luncheon, held in Appalachian State University’s Parkway Ballroom on Jan. 10.

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