Awards and Honors

Dr. Jonathon Hyde, dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student affairs, left, poses with Rhonda Brooks Bullock, center, and Celine Bullock, daughter and granddaughter, respectively, of Ronnie L. Brooks, for whom the Ronny L. Brooks Award for Outstanding Leadership is named. Sarah Aldridge, who was not in attendance at the Leadership and Legacy awards ceremony, is the 2018 recipient of the award. Photo by Jeremiah Bradshaw

10 Appalachian students honored for academic, service and leadership excellence
Jul 31, 2018

Ten Appalachian State University students were recognized for their significant contributions to campus in the areas of academic, service and leadersh...

Joseph Bathanti is an American poet, novelist and professor in the department of English at Appalachian.

50 for 50: Artists Celebrate North Carolina
Jul 17, 2018

In honor of the N.C. Arts Council 50th anniversary, 50 renowned artists with North Carolina roots share their North Carolina arts story and reflect on...

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Two Appalachian Students receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Jun 25, 2018

Two Appalachian students, Rachel Jordan, Lilburn, G.A. and Autumn Melby, Sanford, N.C. have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Re...

Adam Moore’18 History, social studies education, Department of History. Photo by Marie Freeman

College of Arts and Sciences names Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for 2017-18
Jun 22, 2018

Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Adam Moore the Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school ...


Appalachian State University announces 2018 Chancellor’s Scholars
Jun 19, 2018

Ten incoming first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Scholarship, which covers full ...

Johnna Reisner, a two-time alumna of Appalachian State University, has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to teach in Poland for the 2018–19 academic year. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Two-time alumna Johnna Reisner has received a 2018–19 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award
Jun 18, 2018

Appalachian State University alumna Johnna Reisner ’15 ’17, a Charlotte native, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award...

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Appalachian offers updated and renamed graduate certificate in aging, health and society
Jun 15, 2018

Appalachian State University’s former gerontology graduate certificate has a new name — the graduate certificate in aging, health and society...

“Abolitionists, Doctors, Ranchers, and Writers: A Family Journey through American History,” in which Appalachian historian Dr. Lynne Getz traces the lives of three generations of the Faunce family though the family’s letter correspondence, is the winner of the Western Association of Women Historians’ Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize. University Press of Kansas image

Dr. Lynne M. Getz awarded Barbara “Penny” Kanner Prize
Jun 13, 2018

 The Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) has awarded Appalachian State University historian Dr. Lynne Getz its Barbara “Pe...

2018 Wilson Scholars

Appalachian State University announces 2018 Wilson Scholars
Jun 7, 2018

Six students have been named Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University. The Wilson Scholars Program is the university’s premier, mer...

ACS award winners and their mentors

Three chemistry majors honored with awards from the American Chemical Society.
May 11, 2018

The local chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Carolina-Piedmont (C-P) section awarded chemistry major Hayden Lane, Clayton, N.C., the Outs...