Awards and Honors

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...

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program

Peaches Hash and the Fulbright TEA Program
Nov 19, 2019

For almost two months, the Fulbright TEA (Teachers Excellence and Achievement Program) brought dozens of teachers from around the world to Boone in or...

3-year PhysTEC grant to support physics-secondary education teachers at App State
Nov 14, 2019

 A three-year grant awarded to Appalachian State University by the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) will help increase the...

Dr. Beverly Moser, a professor of German at Appalachian State University accepting a Foreign Language Association of N.C. (FLANC) Honorary Life Member award for her long service to foreign language education in the state and in the region. Presented by Delynda Ramirez-Carter, President of FLANC (on the left) and board member and Appalachian alumnus Jeff Pageau ’11 on the right.

Beverly Moser receives honorary life membership award from the Foreign Language Association of N.C.
Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Beverly Moser ProfessorDepartment of Languages, Literatures and CulturesHonorary life membership awardThe Foreign Language Association of NC ...

Mark Powell, author and professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English. Photo submitted

Creative writing professor Mark Powell awarded Fulbright for teaching and research in Romania
Nov 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Mark Powell, associate professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English, has been named a grant...

 Dr. Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Department of English, has received the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry. Photo by Jesse Barber.

Department of English Poet Dr. Kathryn Kirkpatrick wins 2019 North Carolina Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry
Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Kathryn KirkpatrickProfessor of EnglishDepartment of EnglishRoanoke-Chowan Award for PoetryNorth Carolina Literary and Historical Association ...

Dr. Christina Sornito-Carter, a 2019–20 Fulbright recipient and assistant professor in Appalachian’s Department of Anthropology. Photo submitted

Fulbright awardee Dr. Christina Verano Sornito-Carter to conduct heritage conservation and disaster management research in the Philippines
Nov 6, 2019

Dr. Christina Verano Sornito-Carter, assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Anthropology, has been awarded a 2019...