Awards and Honors

Appalachian State University alumnus Kameron L. Radford ’08, band director at Stuart W. Cramer High School in Cramerton. Radford is among 216 music educators recognized nationally as quarterfinalists for the 2021 Grammy Music Educator Award. Photo submitted

A career high note — 2 App State alumni nominated for 2021 Music Educator Award
Aug 13, 2020

Of the 2,000 nominations submitted for the eighth annual 2021 Music Educator Award, two Appalachian State University alumni have been named award quarterfinalists.

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2020-21 Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship winner, judge and runner-up. Left to right: Victoria Goff (photo submitted), author Jacinta White (photo submitted) and Jay Phillips (photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette).

Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship 2020-21 Winners Announced
Aug 11, 2020

Students Jay Phillips and Victoria Goff, were recognized for their achievements in poetry as the 2020-21 Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship winner and runner-up.

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The 2021 Gilman Scholars: Senior Victoria Anderson, Senior Ciara Sailar, Sophomore Jemiah Williams, Senior Michael Gaines, Junior Stephany Garcia Henao and Junior Makayla Nordine. Photos submitted.

App State students awarded record number of Gilman Scholarships for 2021 study abroad
Aug 10, 2020

The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces a record six Appalachian students have been awarded the U.S.

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‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program

‘Leading in a Time of Transformation’: 4 App State faculty selected for women’s leadership development program
Aug 4, 2020

Four Appalachian State University faculty have been accepted into the 2020 BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women program sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Ten App State students awarded NSF supported S-STEM scholarships

Ten App State students awarded NSF supported S-STEM scholarships
Jul 30, 2020

Ten students from Appalachian State University’s departments of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) supported S-STEM scholarship which provides $6,000 per year for up to four yea

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App State budding ornithologist recognized as Young Birder of 2020 by the American Birding Association

App State budding ornithologist recognized as Young Birder of 2020 by the American Birding Association
Jul 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Do you know the call of a magnolia warbler from the evening song of an Acadian flycatcher? And can you spot the difference between a bluebird and a blue jay?

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App State’s Fulbright scholars

App State’s Fulbright scholars foster international connections despite global pandemic
Jul 3, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Many of Appalachian State University’s 2019–20 Fulbright scholars were overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic began, requiring them to cut short their residencies and return to the U.S.

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Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced

Winners of David Hodgin English Award Announced
Jul 2, 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural David Hodgin English Award, which this year called for works that addressed the impact the Covid-19 has had in our lives.

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Graduation cap graphic

List of Spring Graduates Now Available Online
Jun 25, 2020

Appalachian State University has released the list of 2,411 undergraduate students and 341 graduate students that received degrees during commencement ceremonies held in May 2020. The College of Arts and Sciences would like to congratulate 755 of those gradautes that com

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