Awards and Honors

Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand, professor of German and global studies in Appalachian’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand awarded Fulbright to teach abroad in spring 2020
May 17, 2019

Through the Fulbright Scholar Program, Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand, professor of German and global studies in the Department of Langu...

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CAS Outstanding Alumni Award nominations due May 24
May 13, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for the 2019 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award. Each year we hon...

alumnae, Caroline Noel ’13 holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a B.A. in English with a concentration in film studies. Photo Submitted.

Appalachian alumnae wins NSF Fellowship: Support for graduate-level global study
May 9, 2019

Appalachian State University alumnae, Caroline Noel ’13 has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow...

Dr. Michael J. Turner, the Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor of British History at Appalachian State University. Photo submitted.

Appalachian’s Department of History faculty member to return to Oxford as Visiting Research Fellow
May 8, 2019

Dr. Michael J. Turner, the Roy Carroll Distinguished Professor of British History at Appalachian State University, will be spending the academic year ...

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing in prose for 2019-20. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

2019-20 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing winner announced
May 7, 2019

Amerity Head, a junior from Forest City, N.C. at Appalachian State University is the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creati...

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Appalachian sets new record with 4 Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists
May 2, 2019

An Appalachian State University senior and three university alumni have been named Fulbright U.S. Student Program finalists for the 2019–2...

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College Senior Awards 2019
May 1, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences Senior Awards Ceremony recognizes and celebrates outstanding seniors from each of our 16 departments.ANTHROPOLOGYPatr...

Students presenting their research posters at the 22nd annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors in the Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors Winners 2019
Apr 30, 2019

This Celebration showcases meaningful research in all disciplines by students at Appalachian, with the top three posters in both the undergraduate and...

Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded 2019–20 Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

 Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, is one of seven scholars in...

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Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 1, 2019

Six winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program. The...