Awards and Honors

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20

App State ranked the nation’s top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019–20
Feb 19, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is the nation’s top producer of Fulbright scholars among master’s institutions in 2019–20, accordin...

Fulbright program award logo

App State named a top producer of Fulbright students in 2019–20
Feb 14, 2020

Appalachian State University has been named a top producing institution for Fulbright students among master’s institutions for the 2019–20 grant y...

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners

Marian Coe, John Foster West and Marjorie Idol 2020 Scholarship Winners
Feb 11, 2020

The fall scholarship creative writing competition: poetry and prose was open to all full-time students attending Appalachian State University and four...

L-R: Leah Carver, Ivasun Carter, Asia Griffis, Sanam Geranmayeh

Appalachian announces first Gilman Scholarship recipients of 2020
Jan 23, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS), a division of University College at Appalachian State University, announces f...

Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts, second from left, with the inaugural winners of the Chancellor’s Awards for Inclusive Excellence: Rabbi Stephen Roberts, spiritual leader of the Temple of the High Country, far left; Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott, who represented the school district’s Coffee Talk program, second from right; and Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, professor in and chair of Appalachian’s A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, far right. Photo by Marie Fr

App State presents inaugural awards for inclusive excellence, welcomes poet Nikki Giovanni
Jan 21, 2020

Appalachian State University honored Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin, Rabbi Stephen Roberts and the Watauga County Schools Coffee Talk program with the inau...

Graduates process into Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center during Fall 2019 Commencement Dec. 13. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State welcomes newest class of 1,300 alumni
Dec 20, 2019

The Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University came alive to the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” as more than 1,300 students cros...

National Board Certified Teacher Dr. Amie Snow ’06 ’14, director of curriculum and instruction at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, greets two young students as they enter the school for Open House Aug. 22. Snow is a two-time graduate of Appalachian and her NBCT credential includes a generalist/middle childhood certification. She holds an M.A. in reading education with a general graduate teaching certificate and a doctorate in educational leadership. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State named No. 1 nationally for certified teachers
Dec 19, 2019

Appalachian State University has been recognized — for the fourth consecutive year — as a national leader for the number of Reich College of ...

Clint Nelson Technology support specialist Information Technology Services  Staff Shout Out monthly drawing winner. Photo submitted.

Clint Nelson, CAS Technology support specialist is the Staff Shout Out winner
Dec 16, 2019

Appalachian State University technology support specialist Clint Nelson has been named the winner of the Appalachian Staff Shout Out program’s&...

Photo of App State student's graduation cap at Commencement. Photo by University Communications.

December 2019 Commencement
Dec 13, 2019

Appalachian State University will host two ceremonies Dec. 13 in the Holmes Convocation Center for the more than 1,300 students who have app...

Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, Appalachian’s associate vice chancellor of international education and development, director of international research and development and professor of public administration, center, with four recipients of Appalachian’s 2019 Global Leadership Awards at the awards luncheon held on campus Nov. 20 as part of the university’s annual Appalachian Global Symposium. Pictured with Lutabingwa, from left to right, are Megan Aeschleman, a senior middle grades education major from Oak Park, Illino

App State awards Appalachian Community members and alumna for global leadership and engagement
Dec 12, 2019

Appalachian State University conferred its 2019 Global Leadership Awards and Global Engagement Award as part of the annual Appalachian Global Symposiu...