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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Appalachian remains No. 3 among top regional public universities in the South

BOONE—Appalachian State University is listed No. 3 among top regional public universities in the South and No. 9 among public and private universities in the South in U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges rankings.

Six faculty from Appalachian receive Board of Governors/University teaching awards

BOONE—Each year, the UNC Board of Governors recognizes excellence in teaching at the UNC system universities by providing funds to honor up to seven faculty members from each campus.

Appalachian’s honorees were recognized during convocation held Sept. 4 on campus.

Campus leaders honored during Convocation Sept. 4

BOONE—Leaders at Appalachian State University can be found in every corner of campus, but six in particular have been honored for their commitment to students.

Sally Atkins, Jacob Brooks, Kate Johnson, Dylan Russell, Ashton Starnes and John Weaver are the 2014 recipients of the W.H. Plemmons Medallion.

Appalachian provides a “Best Bang for the Buck” according to Washington Monthly

BOONE—Washington Monthly magazine has listed Appalachian State University seventh among the nation’s master’s-degree granting institutions for “Best Bang for the Buck.”

Appalachian included in Money magazine’s and Forbes’ best value lists

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to be recognized nationally for providing a quality education at an affordable price.

Appalachian’s ROTC program graduates 10 second lieutenants

BOONE—Ten students from the ROTC program at Appalachian State University ended their time as students at the university and took the first steps in becoming Army officers Aug. 8.

Koch receives AAUP chapter’s Academic Freedom Award

BOONE—Dr. Andy Koch, professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University, has received the 2014 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance from the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

Appalachian named a ‘Best in the Southeast’ by The Princeton Review

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 139 colleges that The Princeton Review has chosen for its “Best in the Southeast” section of its website feature “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” The Princeton Review does not rank schools on its “regional best” lists.

Bachmeier named Appalachian’s human resources director

BOONE—Mark D. Bachmeier of Wilkesboro has been named director of human resources at Appalachian State University. He will begin his duties Aug. 11.