Awards and Honors

Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion on the set of his AppTV program, “Religion in Life

AppTV show “Religion in Life” wins prestigious Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Award
Mar 14, 2019

“Religion in Life,” a television show hosted by Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University, has ...

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Mathematical Sciences Faculty and Student Researchers Receive Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics Grant
Mar 12, 2019

The Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) provides funding for undergraduate research groups throughout the United States. A mini-gr...

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Department of English annual Truman Capote Literary Trust Award Competition open until March 21, 2019
Mar 8, 2019

The Truman Capote Literary Trust Award is an annual scholarship competition that alternates between prose and poetry each year. This competition is op...

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CAS Corps Feature of the Month: Senior Psychology Major Amanda Bianco
Mar 7, 2019

The CAS Corps are chosen to serve as representatives to all constituents of the College of Arts and Sciences and to create, promote and execute opport...

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Dr. Cameron Gokee receives 2016-18 Book Prize from the Society of Africanist Archaeologists
Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology has been awarded the 2016-18 Book Prize from the Committee of the Society of Africa...

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Appalachian ties for top producer of Fulbright Scholars among master’s institutions
Feb 26, 2019

Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, tying for first place with College of Charleston for the highest number of facul...

Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholars...

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4 Appalachian faculty and staff receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards
Feb 12, 2019

Four faculty and staff members at Appalachian State University have been selected to receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards....

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Appalachian Alumni Association seeking nominations for Alumni Awards and Alumni Council membership
Jan 28, 2019

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDSEach year, the Appalachian Alumni Association recognizes exemplary alumni for service to the university as well as notable pr...

Dr. Rich Cober '98, Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM), ringing the NASDAQ bell to open the NY Stock Exchange. Photo Submitted.

IOHRM Alumnus rings the NASDAQ bell to open the NY Stock Exchange
Jan 24, 2019

On Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) Alumni, Dr. Rich Cober, had the honor of ring...