Awards and Honors

Student Teacher of the Year Finalists

CAS students named in App State Student Teacher of the Year Finalists
May 13, 2020

Seven student teachers have been named finalists for Appalachian State University’s Student Teacher of the Year Award. They are Walker Ballard, Em D...

new scholarship commemorating Professor David Hodgin graphic, produced by the Dept. of English.

New English Award to Commemorate Professor David Hodgin
May 12, 2020

The Appalachian State University English Department has a new scholarship commemorating Professor David Hodgin. For more details on the current David ...

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2020 Board of Governors Appalachian faculty awards announced
Apr 30, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — The Board of Governors also named six other Appalachian faculty members to receive awards. A university awards committee from App...

Dr. Lindsay Masland, the Department of Psychology. Photo submitted.

Dr. Lindsay Masland recipient of Teaching Excellence Award in Psychology
Apr 15, 2020

Dr. Lindsay MaslandProfessorDepartment of PsychologyThe 2020 Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award recipientSociety for the Teaching of Psychology...

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...

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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...