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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Appalachian student is a finalist in the North American Printing Skills Competition

BOONE—Sunny Turner, a graphic arts and imaging technology undergraduate at Appalachian State University, has advanced into the final round of the North American Printing Skills Competition. The final round of competition will occur July 8 and be based at California Poly Technic Institute.

Appointments to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees announced

BOONE—New members will be joining Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees beginning July 1 following appointments made by the UNC Board of Governors.

Servon appointed Sharpe Chair in Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts

BOONE—Jody Servon, an associate professor of art and director of the Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University, has been selected as the Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Arts.

Fulbright awards send Appalachian professors around the globe

Fullbright Scholars

BOONE—China, Ethiopia, Poland and Austria are the upcoming destinations for four professors at Appalachian State University. Each has received a Fulbright award to teach and/or conduct research at their host institution.

Design students from Appalachian named 2015 SOURCE awards winners

Source Award Winners

PEACHTREE CITY, Georgia—Power management company Eaton, a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, recently named Appalachian State University students Megan Everhart, Hazel Chang and Kaitlyn Hutchens as SOURCE Awards winners for their conceptual lighting design projects in the company’s 38th annual lighting design competition.

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.