Awards and Honors

Students presenting their research posters at the 22nd annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors in the Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette.

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors Winners 2019
Apr 30, 2019

This Celebration showcases meaningful research in all disciplines by students at Appalachian, with the top three posters in both the undergraduate and...

Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. Photo by Marie Freeman

Dr. Dana E. Powell awarded 2019–20 Cornell University SOH Fellowship
Apr 9, 2019

 Dr. Dana E. Powell, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, is one of seven scholars in...

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Winners announced for 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program
Apr 1, 2019

Six winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program. The...

Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion on the set of his AppTV program, “Religion in Life

AppTV show “Religion in Life” wins prestigious Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Award
Mar 14, 2019

“Religion in Life,” a television show hosted by Dr. Ozzie Ostwalt, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University, has ...

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Mathematical Sciences Faculty and Student Researchers Receive Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics Grant
Mar 12, 2019

The Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) provides funding for undergraduate research groups throughout the United States. A mini-gr...

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Department of English annual Truman Capote Literary Trust Award Competition open until March 21, 2019
Mar 8, 2019

The Truman Capote Literary Trust Award is an annual scholarship competition that alternates between prose and poetry each year. This competition is op...

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Dr. Cameron Gokee receives 2016-18 Book Prize from the Society of Africanist Archaeologists
Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Cameron Gokee, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology has been awarded the 2016-18 Book Prize from the Committee of the Society of Africa...

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Appalachian ties for top producer of Fulbright Scholars among master’s institutions
Feb 26, 2019

Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, tying for first place with College of Charleston for the highest number of facul...

Pictured left to right: Mark Noble, Vice President of Development, ECRS; Dr. Randy Edwards, Vice Chancellor of University Advancement, ASU; Dr. Neva J. Specht, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, ASU; Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Chair of Computer Science, ASU and Pete Catoe, Founder, CEO and President, ECRS. Photo by Ellen Gwin Burnette

Local business ECRS establishes new scholarship program for Computer Science students
Feb 21, 2019

ECR Software Corporation (ECRS), a locally owned business in Boone, N.C. has announced the establishment of a Computer Science High Achievers Scholars...

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4 Appalachian faculty and staff receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards
Feb 12, 2019

Four faculty and staff members at Appalachian State University have been selected to receive Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awards....