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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Twenty students from Appalachian receive SECU Internship Program award

BOONE—Twenty students from Appalachian State University have been selected to participate in a pilot summer internship program being funded by the State Employee Credit Union Foundation (SECU).

‘Blossom’ wins 11th annual Wilsonart Chair Design Competition

Competition challenged Appalachian State University students to design chairs inspired by their personal interpretation of regionalism in North Carolina.

NEW YORK—A visually arresting collection of one-of-a-kind chairs – each conceived and built with Wilsonart® Laminate by senior industrial design majors at Appalachian State University – will be showcased at the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 16-19 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.

Everhart to chair new department in the College of Fine and Applied Arts

BOONE—Chad Everhart, associate professor and program coordinator of building science, has been named chairman of the newly created Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment in Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts. His appointment is effective July 1.

Robertson named a Boone Optimist Club officer of the year

BOONE—The Boone Optimist Club has awarded its Police Officer of the Year Award to senior police officer James H. Robertson from the Appalachian State University Police Department. This year, the club honored one officer from each of the law enforcement agencies within the Town of Boone.

Anastasiou appointed executive director of Appalachian’s Office of International Education and Development

BOONE—Dr. Maria Anastasiou has been named executive director of the Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University. Anastasiou came to Appalachian in June 2014 as director of international student and scholar services and outreach in OIED. She was appointed OIED executive director April 1.

More than 2,600 receive degrees during Appalachian’s May ceremonies

BOONE—A sea of black robes, mortar boards and gold tassels filled Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center for commencement ceremonies held May 8-10 on campus.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield CEO Brad Wilson receives honorary doctorate from Appalachian

BOONE—Forty years after earning a bachelor’s degree in history from Appalachian State University, J. Bradley Wilson of Raleigh has received a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa from his alma mater.

Appalachian’s ROTC program commissions 19 new officers

BOONE—Nineteen Appalachian State University graduates were commissioned as second lieutenants during a ceremony held May 8 in Valborg Theatre on campus.

Four high school seniors receive full-ride Wilson Scholarship to attend Appalachian

BOONE—Four high school seniors have been selected to receive Appalachian State University’s Wilson Scholarship, the university’s most prestigious full-ride, merit-based scholarship.