Awards and Honors

Ellucian Foundation Announces 2021 PATH Scholarship Program

Ellucian Foundation supports PATH Scholarship program at App State
Aug 30, 2021

The Ellucian Foundation, established in 2020 by the higher education technology solutions provider Ellucian, has awarded Appalachian State Univer...

Solar-powered ROSE glides by a wind farm during the first leg of the 2021 American Solar Challenge. Photo by Kyla Willoughby

App State's Team Sunergy wins big in US solar racing challenge — No. 1 in Cruiser Class
Aug 13, 2021

Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team, Team Sunergy, blazed through the 2021 American Solar Challenge (ASC) — finishing in first place...

Edgar Villeda, senior and recipient of a Rachel Carson Council fellowship. Photo submitted.

Anthropology student awarded Rachel Carson Council Fellowship
Jul 19, 2021

Edgar Villeda, a senior majoring in Anthropology (BS) - biological anthropology from Selma, has been awarded a fellowship with the Rachel Carson Counc...

Appalachian State University alumna and poet Dr. M. Soledad Caballero ’95, professor of English and chair of the women’s, gender and sexuality studies program at Allegheny College. Photo submitted

Alumna, professor and award-winning poet shares her Mountaineer journey
Jul 1, 2021

From her classes and poetry workshops at Appalachian State University, to campus green spaces and the many hours spent in Belk Library and Information...

Dr. Martha McCaughey, professor in the Department of Sociology and member of the Heterodox Academy's Writers Group. Photo by Marie Freeman.

Sociology Professor joins Prestigious Writers Group
Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Martha McCaughey, professor in the Department of Sociology, has become a member of the Heterodox Academy's Writers Group, a nonprofit organization...

This badge signifies Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year. App State is one of 17 schools nationwide to receive this honor. Image courtesy of Fulbright Program

App State one of 17 US schools named a top producer of Fulbright scholars and students for 2020–21
Jun 11, 2021

Appalachian State University has been recognized as a top producing institution for Fulbright scholars and students for the 2020–21 academic year, a...

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Photo submitted.

Alumna Caroline Donaghy ’20 awarded competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Jun 3, 2021

Caroline Donaghy ’20, from Beaufort, S.C., a Chemistry - Certified Chemist major from Appalachian State University’s Department of Chemistry and F...

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Center Names Winner of the First JHP Student Research Paper Prize
May 28, 2021

In early May, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies honored Alexander Gilliatt (GJS/JHP) as the first recipient of the newly-introduced ...

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University have received spring 2021 scholarships supported by a gift from Raleigh-based MAKO Medical Laboratories.

11 App State students awarded MAKO Medical Scholarships for spring 2021
May 21, 2021

Eleven undergraduate students at Appalachian State University — including three student veterans and five student-athletes — have received spring ...

Department of English’s Dr. Clarice Moran, assistant professor of English education. Photo submitted.

Clarice Moran recognized for excellence in literacy in a digital age
May 20, 2021

Appalachian State University Department of English’s Dr. Clarice Moran, assistant professor of English education was recently recognized as a r...