Awards and Honors

Pictured, from left to right, are the members of Appalachian State University’s ADVANCE APPALACHIAN team: Dr. Jennifer Burris, professor in and chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, chair of and professor in the A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences; Dr. Willie C. Fleming, App State’s chief diversity officer; Dr. Brooke Hester, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy; and Dr. Andrew Bellemer, associate professor in the Depa

App State awarded nearly $1M grant to ADVANCE APPALACHIAN women in STEM academic careers
Sep 23, 2020

Appalachian State University has been awarded nearly $1 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement ADVANCE APPALACHIAN — a program designed to promote gender equity in STEM fields at App State, with an empha

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Barry Goldwater Scholarships graphic

Scholarship Opportunity for Student Researchers in STEM Fields
Sep 10, 2020

Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates of junior and senior standing who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career.

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Dr. Baker Perry, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Geography and Planning, rings Appalachian State University’s Founders Bell during the university's Founders Day celebration, Sept. 3. Perry was inducted into the 2020 class of Appalachian’s Bell Ringers Society. Photo by Marie Freeman

The tradition continues — App State celebrates a hybrid Founders Day
Sep 10, 2020

An appropriate smattering of people — safely distanced and sporting a variety of colorful and App State black and gold face coverings — gathered at Founders Plaza Thursday, Sept. 3, for the third annual Appalachian State University Founders Day celebration.

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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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