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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Nurturing a sustainable campus

Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock is one of seven individuals to receive the Appalachian State University Sustainability Council’s Wild Turkey Award. The award honors members of the campus community who have made significant contributions to sustainability.

Sheets of Wilkes County wins inaugural Spirit of ACCESS Award

BOONE—Hannah Sheets of Millers Creek has received Appalachian State University’s first Kenneth E. Peacock Spirit of ACCESS Award for embodying the difference the ACCESS scholarship program was created to make in someone’s life.

Pershing Rifles and Mountain Man March team take top honors at national competitions

BOONE—The Pershing Rifle Drill team from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program won third place overall in the annual Pershing Rifle National Competition held in March in Richmond, Va. The team also placed first in the Platoon Armed Regulation Drill and third in the Squad Armed Regulation Drill and Squad Exhibition Drill.

Reaves installed as president of Appalachian’s Alumni Association

BOONE—James K. Reaves of Kernersville has been installed as president of Appalachian State University’s Alumni Association. Joining Reaves on the executive board are Stephanie L. Billings of Greensboro, vice president; and Carolyn J. Clark of Boone, secretary. Each will serve a one-year term.

Seven students honored at research celebration

BOONE—Award-winning undergraduate research at Appalachian State University this year focused on water quality monitoring, seizure severity, Triassic period fossils and early primates, while award-winning graduate-level research spotlighted HVAC system analysis, water contamination and a new type of gene.

Design students exhibit their work in Milan

BOONE—Five students from the Industrial Design/Furniture Design Program at Appalachian State University are exhibiting their work at the Milan Furniture Fair through April 13.

Swick wins Carl A. Ross Student Paper Award

BOONE—Zachary D. Swick, a graduate student at Appalachian State University, has won the Appalachian Studies Association’s 2014 Carl A. Ross Student Paper Award.

Record number present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

BOONE—A total of 47 undergraduate students at Appalachian State University presented their research at the 28th Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky, April 3-5.

Appalachian students win top honors from ITEEA

Taylor receives faculty advisor honors

BOONE—Ten students from the Department of Technology and Environmental Design at Appalachian State University earned top honors during the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 76th Annual Conference held in Orlando, Fla.