Awards and Honors

Charlcy Carpenter Named Recipient of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Western Region Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award

Charlcy Carpenter Named Recipient of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Western Region Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award
Jan 8, 2019

Middle grades major Charlcy Carpenter, from Lawndale, North Carolina, received the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM)...

Appalachian is one of 61 Bee Campuses across the nation providing safe, sustainable habitats for pollinators. Appalachian received the designation from the The Xerces Society. Illustration courtesy of The Xerces Society Inc.

‘Beefriending’ pollinators
Jan 6, 2019

The Xerces Society has recognized Appalachian State University for providing a safe campus with sustainable habitats for some of its smallest, and one...

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School of Graduate Studies announces inductees into the Cratis D. Williams Society
Dec 20, 2018

The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the fall 2018 graduate student inductees into the Cratis D. Williams Society....

The Department of Computer Science graduate and undergraduate students honored at the departmental graduation celebration fall 2018. Front row left to right: Kevin Hu, Eric Cambel, Courtney Dixon, Erin Stein, and Dean Specht Second row left to right: Dr. Tashakkori, Francis Boadu, Braxton Coats, Cristian Gulisano, Chase Costner, Evangeline Luciano, and Owen Dowell Last Row left to right: Sebastian Collins and Jarod Moore.

Accomplishments and Reflections: Department of Computer Science December Graduates
Dec 20, 2018

The Department of Computer Science, in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, held a graduation celebration on Friday, Dece...

The team receiving the Expedition of the Year award in Atlanta, G.A..  From left: Olivia Paschall, a senior geology major from Grand Rapids, Michigan; Dr. Sarah Carmichael (associate professor of geology, PI, expedition leader); Dr. Johnny Waters (professor emeritus in Geology, co-PI, expedition co-leader) and Allison Dombrowski, a junio geology major from Raleigh. Photo submitted.

The Explorers Club of Atlanta grants Appalachian Undergraduate Students and Faculty “Expedition of the Year” Award
Dec 10, 2018

“Looking for mass extinctions in all the ‘wrong’ places: the Late Devonian of Mongolia,” a research expedition featuring Appalachian State Uni...

Jenny Reilly receiving the practitioner of the year award, and Dr. Jim Deni who received the liftetime achievement award.

Psychology students and faculty receive top awards from the North Carolina School Psychology Association
Dec 4, 2018

At the North Carolina School Psychology Association (NCSPA) fall conference in October, three Appalachian State University Master of Arts students and...

Dr. Rene Harder Horst receiving the Distniguished Professor Award of History

Dr. René Harder Horst named the 21st I. G. Greer Distinguished Professor of History
Dec 3, 2018

Dr. Rene Harder HorstProfessor, Department of HistoryI.G. Greer Distinguished Professor of HistoryHorst has been named the successor and will assume t...

“Curious Lion” by Dr. Terry Waldspurger, adjunct instructor in Appalachian’s General Education Program and faculty/staff runner-up in the Landscapes or Wildlife category.

Appalachian announces winners and runners-up of 2018 International Education Week Photo Contest
Nov 27, 2018

Appalachian State University’s 2018 International Education Week (IEW) Photo Contest is part of a weeklong celebration of transformational global ex...

Dr. Julie Keys, a staff psychologist in Appalachian’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center, is the winner of the Staff Shout Out program’s October drawing. Keys is also the training coordinator for Appalachian’s master’s in psychology program. Photo submitted

Dr. Julie Keys, a staff psychologist in Appalachian’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center was the winner of the Staff Shout Out Award
Nov 26, 2018

Dr. Julie Keys, a staff psychologist in Appalachian State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center, was recently announced as ...

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Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Members Receive North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2018 Innovator Award
Nov 26, 2018

Dr. Debbie Crocker and Dr. Katie MawhinneyProfessors, Department of Mathematical SciencesNorth Carolina Collaborative for Mathematical Learning 2018 I...