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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Dr. Kurt Michael receives Holshouser Award for Excellence in Public Service

BOONE—Appalachian State University professor and child clinical psychologist Kurt D. Michael, who has spent his career working to improve mental health services for young people in rural areas, has earned the James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service from the UNC Board of Governors.

Appalachian among greenest schools in the nation

BOONE—Appalachian State University is the 22nd greenest college in the United States according to Sierra magazine’s “Cool Schools of 2014.”

Dana Clark receives Barentine Special Achievement Award

BOONE—Dr. Dana Clark, professor of hospitality and tourism management in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has received the Barentine Special Achievement Award from the Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC).

The queen and king of Appalachian

BOONE—Jayna Duckenfield, left, was crowned homecoming queen and Michael Grimes was crowned homecoming king during halftime of the Mountaineer football game Oct. 11 at Appalachian State University’s Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Walker College of Business featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools”

BOONE—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” This honors the college as one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to the review.

Appalachian retains its military friendly school status

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to be recognized as a military friendly school by Victory Media, which compiles the annual Military Friendly Schools list.

Adcock to lead Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE—Bradley T. Adcock of Cary has been elected to lead Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees as chairman. Alice Roess of Blowing Rock has been elected vice chair and M. Lee Barnes Jr. of Durham has been elected secretary.

Academic building at Appalachian named for the late John A. Garwood

BOONE—The four-story academic building at Appalachian State University formerly known as the CAP building on Rivers Street has been named for the late John A. Garwood of Wilkes County. The building houses the departments of chemistry, computer science and physics and astronomy.

Four staff members receive award for commitment to excellence

BOONE—The 2014 recipients of the Appalachian State University Staff Award have all shown they will go above and beyond to fulfill their commitment to Appalachian, their colleagues and their community.