Awards and Honors

Bathanti receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Apr 30, 2015

Faculty member and former Poet Laureate of North Carolina Joseph Bathanti has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor which is given to...

Bennett wins Capote Literary Trust Scholarship
Apr 28, 2015

Andrew D. Bennett of Cary has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing (prose) for 2015-16. Bennett is a junior at Appala...

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Appalachian professors honored for excellence in teaching
Apr 8, 2015

BOONE—Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their teaching.As runner up to a UNC Board of Governors Award for Teachin...

Jennifer Burris with students

Burris honored by UNC Board of Governors for teaching excellence
Mar 26, 2015

BOONE—Teaching is one of Jennifer Burris’ passions, and that passion has been recognized by the UNC Board of Governors.Burris, an associate profes...

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Center for Appalachian Studies receives grant to develop classroom materials focused on region’s musical heritage
Feb 12, 2015

BOONE—The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership has awarded $7,000 to the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University to ...