Awards and Honors

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...

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Peace and genocide education club honored with 2021 Student Organization Leadership award
May 19, 2021

At the end of this term, the Peace and Genocide Education Club (PGEC) garnered another recognition by receiving the 2021 “Outside the Box” award f...

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Spring 2021 Chancellor’s or Dean’s Lists announced
May 17, 2021

The Office of the Registrar announces that 7,588 undergraduate students have been named to the Chancellor’s or Dean’s List&nbs...

Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
May 12, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.A native of Sawmills, ...

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning. She studies climate and health. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Dr. Maggie Sugg receives NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty
May 11, 2021

Dr. Maggie Sugg, assistant professor, Department of Geography and Planning has been awarded a CAREER Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF). T...

Top to Bottom: Nathan Minton graduated in December 2020 with a B.S. in history, social studies education. He completed his student teaching with Terry Henthorne at Hibriten High School in Caldwell County. Carman Crook is graduating with a B.S. in mathematics secondary education. She did her student teaching with Jessica Rowe at Wilkes Central High School in Wilkes County. Photos submitted.

Two CAS Student Teacher of the Year finalists: Nathan Minton and Carman Crook
May 10, 2021

Nathan Minton, originally from Granite Falls, North Carolina, chose App State because, to him, it felt like home. “From the moment I stepped foot on...

Top left (clockwise): Dr. Krista Lewis (photo submitted), Dr. Petia Bobadova (photo submitted), Dr. Cynthia M. Liutkus-Pierce (photo by University Communications) and Dr. Laura Ammon (photo by University Communications).

App State’s College of Arts and Sciences announces new department chairs and director
May 6, 2021

Three new department chairs in Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will begin their positions on July 1, 2021. Dr. Kris...

Kit Gruelle ’12, Sociology, is a survivor of domestic violence who has worked as an advocate for battered women and their children for 33 years. She is the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2020-21. Image provided.

CAS 2020-21 Outstanding Alumni award winner: Kit Gruelle ’12
Apr 27, 2021

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2020-21 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Kit Gruelle ’12. Gr...

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CAS Outstanding Seniors 2021
Apr 23, 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences wishes to recognize the following Outstanding Seniors selected by their respective majoring department. We are extrem...

Appalachian State University alumna Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20. Photo submitted

App State alumna Marisa Sedlak is a parks and recreation star
Apr 16, 2021

Mountaineer Marisa Sedlak ’14 ’20 is a new parks and recreation star. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently named the two-t...