Awards and Honors

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4 Appalachian Community members awarded for global leadership and engagement
Dec 16, 2020

Appalachian State University conferred its 2020 Global Leadership Awards as part of the annual Appalachian Global Symposium, held virtually this fall ...

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Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include three CAS graduates
Dec 11, 2020

Each year, the Graduate School seeks nominations for students to induct into the Cratis D. Williams Society. This society is designed to include the t...

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner Carlton Paylor ’96, current Director of Person County Department of Social Services. Photo submitted.

College of Arts and Sciences announces Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor
Nov 20, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its 2019-20 Outstanding Alumni award winner as Carlton Paylor ’96. Paylor wa...

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Fall Scholarship Writing Competition: Poetry and Creative Prose
Nov 19, 2020

Poetry, fiction, script, screenplay or creative nonfiction competitionOnline entries are being accepted now through December from undergraduate studen...

Dr. Kim Hall, professor of philosophy in Appalachian’s Department of Philosophy and Religion. Photo submitted.

App State professor promotes inclusivity within the field of philosophy
Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Kim Q. Hall, Appalachian State University professor of Philosophy, will serve as Co-Chair of the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Instit...

Fleming Scholars Myasia Carson, Amaya Crawford, Dy’Quan Kearney, and Gracie Staser

4 diversity advocates named 2020–21 App State Fleming Scholars
Nov 2, 2020

Four first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded full tuition for up to eight semesters through the Dr. Willie C. Fleming Sc...

Diversity Scholarship recipients

App State welcomes 10 aspiring leaders into 2020–21 Diversity Scholars Program
Oct 27, 2020

Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Diversity Scholarships for the 2020–21 academic year.This four-year leader...

CAS Dean’s office staff and award winners pictured are top to bottom, left to right: Diana Nelson, director of CASSH; Ellen G. Burnette, Director of Marketing, Communication and Engagement; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean; Dr. Michael Madritch, Associate Dean; Outstanding Alumni Carlton Paylor; Lauren Stansberry, Administrative Support Specialist; Jenny Morris, History; Jenna Valley, Biology; Dr. Suzanna Bräuer, Biology; Dr. Mark Bradbury, Associate Dean; Dr. Başak Çandar, English; Dr. Kara Dempsey, Geography and

App State CAS announces faculty and staff awards 2019-20
Oct 26, 2020

Each year, Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences recognizes several members of the faculty and staff for outstanding service, ...

App State’s signature scholarships provide a lifetime of value. For the 2020–21 academic year, approximately 2,000 prospective students applied for these highly competitive scholarships — and 70 were awarded. Pictured is an aerial view of App State’s Founders Plaza, located on App State’s campus. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s premier signature scholarships — a lifetime of value
Oct 20, 2020

For the 2020–21 academic year, approximately 2,000 prospective Appalachian State University students applied for signature scholarships, which ...

Dr. Christine Hendren, director of Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics and professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. Photo submitted

Hendren named director of App State Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics
Oct 6, 2020

After a national search, Dr. Christine Ogilvie Hendren has been named director of Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environ...