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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Race to Zero team named a finalist in national competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Race to Zero team was named one of five finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20. A total of 33 teams from across the United States and Canada participated in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) student design competition held at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20.

Everts installed as Appalachian’s seventh chancellor

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s seventh chancellor, Dr. Sheri N. Everts, was formally installed into office during ceremonies Friday, April 17, on campus.

The University of North Carolina System President Thomas W. Ross presided over the installation of Everts saying, “There is not a doubt in my mind that Sheri Everts is the right person to lead Appalachian State University today and in the years ahead.”

Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship awarded to Appalachian’s Allie Garrett

BOONE—Allie Garrett of Sylva, a soon-to-be-graduate of Appalachian State University’s sustainable development program, has been awarded the Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship for 2015-17.

Appalachian included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition

NEW YORK—As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, The Princeton Review has released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible “green” colleges.

Founding director of new Office of Research Consultation named

BOONE—Shawn Bergman has been named the first university data and statistical analysis consultant for the newly created Office of Research Consultation at Appalachian State University.

ROTC Cadet team wins the 8th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March

BOONE—Cadets and officers from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program participated in this year’s Mountain Man Memorial March held April 11 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

18th annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s 18th Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors will take place Thursday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the fourth floor of Plemmons Student Union. The public is invited.

Team from Appalachian part of Race to Zero Student Design Competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 39 teams, and the only university from North Carolina, that will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Race to Zero Student Design Competition at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20. The teams represent 33 schools across the United States, Canada, Norway and China.

Appalachian professors honored for excellence in teaching

BOONE—Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their teaching.