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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Memorial Day is ‘day to give thanks’

BOONE—At Appalachian State University’s Memorial Day ceremony May 30, retired Spc. Anthony Corso told the story of 31-year-old Army Capt. Clayton Carpenter who died when the Black Hawk helicopter he was piloting suffered a hard landing during a routine training mission, just days before he planned to propose to his girlfriend.

Appalachian State University announces Wilson Scholars for 2016

BOONE—Six students have been selected to receive Appalachian State University’s Wilson Scholarship, the university’s most prestigious merit-based scholarship, which provides a full-ride education at Appalachian.

Student Joshua Whitehead wins Appalachian’s Truman Capote Literary Trust Award

BOONE—Student Joshua Whitehead has been selected as the 2016-17 winner of Appalachian State University’s Truman Capote Literary Trust Award for Creative Writing.

Appalachian’s Plemmons Student Union wins Excellence in Student Training award

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union has won the Excellence in Student Training Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI).

Appalachian educators receive awards for work in University College, General Education

BOONE—Seven Appalachian State University faculty and staff members were honored for their dedication to the betterment of Appalachian’s general education program at the annual University College/General Education awards ceremony.

Commencement remarks focus on memories and what’s next

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s six commencement ceremonies began Friday, May 13, with Chancellor Sheri N. Everts telling graduates, “Thank you for being part of our Appalachian community. Please know you will always be a part of this great university, as you are our most enduring legacy.”

Ready to lead: Appalachian students commissioned as military officers

BOONE—Thirteen cadets were commissioned as second lieutenants at a ceremony held May 13 on campus. The students are members of Appalachian State University’s Mountaineer Battalion, the Department of Military Science and Leadership’s ROTC program.

Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris named dean of the Walker College of Business

BOONE—Dr. Heather Hulburt Norris has been named dean of Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business after a national search. She begins her duties July 1, 2016.

New deans named in two colleges at Appalachian

BOONE—Two individuals have been selected for dean positions at Appalachian State University, beginning July 1. They are Phyllis Kloda, College of Fine and Applied Arts and Dr. Melba Spooner, Reich College of Education.