Awards and Honors

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College of Arts and Sciences Students take the top three awards at 3 Minute Thesis Competition at Appalachian
Nov 13, 2018

Appalachian State University Cratis D. Williams Graduate School’s 2018 “3 Minute Thesis (3MT)” competition was held in October with a total of 3...

Dr. Ellen Cowan picture for the Geological Society of America fellowship. Photo by Troy Tuttle

Dr. Ellen Cowan is awarded Geological Society of America fellowship
Oct 30, 2018

Dr. Ellen Cowan, Professor, sedimentary record of climate change, geoarchaeology and geomorphologyDepartment of Geological and Environmental SciencesC...

CAS faculty and staff award winners for 2017-18 (l to r): Timothy J. Smith, Alice P. Wright, Dean Neva J. Specht, Allison Fredette, Heather Custer, Andrew Heckert, Sandy Hicks, German Camps-Munoz, Carmen Scoggins, Richard Gray, Joseph Gonzalez and Ellen Lamont.

College Faculty and Staff Awards 2017-18
Oct 25, 2018

Each year the College of Arts and Sciences hosts a luncheon to celebrate the many faculty and staff in the college and to recognize outstanding facult...

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named Carmen Scoggins ’94 ’98 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017–18.

Carmen Scoggins: A leader in the classroom through Spanish education in Watauga County and at Appalachian
Oct 25, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University has named Carmen Scoggins ’94 ’98 as the Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2017...

Carole Wilson ’75 is the 2018 winner of Appalachian State University’s Outstanding Service Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Carole Wilson receives Appalachian Alumni Association’s Outstanding Service Award
Oct 18, 2018

“Making a difference is the only thing that matters,” said Carole Wilson ’75, Appalachian State University Board of Trustee member, on being rec...

Brock Long ’97 ’99 is the 2018 winner of Appalachian State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Brock Long receives Appalachian Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award
Oct 16, 2018

During Homecoming Week 2018, Brock Long ’97 ’99, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), was recognized by the Appalachia...

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley ’84 is the 2018 winner of Appalachian State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Photo by Marie Freeman

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley receives Appalachian Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award
Oct 15, 2018

During Homecoming Week 2018, Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley ’84, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), was recognized by the Appalachian State ...

An aerial view of Appalachian State University’s campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Photo by Marie Freeman

Appalachian named among nation’s top colleges and universities by 4 recognized national publications
Oct 8, 2018

The value of an Appalachian State University education, along with Appalachian’s academics, innovation and benefits for student veterans, has consis...

Winners of the 2018 Appalachian Excellence in Teaching Awards at the Fall Semester Faculty and Staff Meeting. From left: Dr. Thomas Whyte, professor in the Department of Anthropology; Dr. Susan Staub, professor in the Department of English; Dr. Richard Pouder, professor in the Department of Management; Dr. Gabriele Casale, associate professor in the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences; Dr. William “Bill” Anderson, professor in and chair of the Department of Geological and Environment Science

Appalachian faculty and staff excellence 'singled out' at fall semester meeting
Sep 11, 2018

Seven faculty and four staff members at Appalachian State University were honored for excellence at the Fall Semester Faculty and Staff Meeting Sept. ...

Diana Wilcox ’91 is business and technology applications analyst and customer service supervisor at Appalachian’s New River Light and Power. Photo submitted

Diana Wilcox ’91 awards NRLP scholarship she received as a student at Appalachian
Aug 29, 2018

Thirty years ago, Diana Wilcox’s high school guidance counselor suggested seniors interested in attending Appalachian State University should apply ...