Awards and Honors

Picture of the 2022 JHP Student Research Prize and Travel Research Grants for Israel awards ceremony. Photo submitted.

Recipients of the 2022 JHP Student Research Prize and Travel Research Grants for Israel Announced
Jun 23, 2022

At the end of another challenging academic year marked by the ongoing pandemic and a devastating war in Europe, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and ...

The four App State recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2022–23. Pictured, from left to right, are alumna Payton Blaney ’22, of Reidsville; alumnus Henry Campbell ’21, of Winston-Salem; alumna Ilya Wang ’20, of Rockwell and Taichung, Taiwan; and alumnus Andrew Williard ’22, of Winston-Salem. Photos by Chase Reynold

4 App State alumni awarded 2022–23 Fulbrights to teach or research abroad
Jun 17, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College, announces four ...

 Dr. Vicky Klima, professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at App State and faculty member in the university’s Honors College. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Vicky Klima honored with regional award for distinguished teaching in mathematics
Jun 13, 2022

Appalachian State University’s Dr. Vicky Klima has been recognized with the Southeastern Section 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award, conferred by the...

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.As an English–prof...

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 fiel...

Honors alumna Paige Skinner ’21 in her announcement to attend the University of Richmond. Photo submitted.

Honors alumna Paige Skinner ’21 values her Honors College experience while attending University of Richmond School of Law
Apr 18, 2022

Honors alumna Paige Skinner ‘21 has spent her time after graduation at the University of Richmond School of Law. Skinner graduated from Appalac...

Honors alumna Jenna Elliott ’21. Photo submitted.

Honors Alumna Jenna Elliott ’21 has passed the DELE Spanish Language Certification Level C1 exam
Apr 15, 2022

Jenna Elliott ’21 has successfully passed the Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (English: Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign ...

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&n...

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...

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 spe...