Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive
BOONE—Appalachian State University’s December graduates were called the institution’s most enduring legacy by Chancellor Sheri N. Everts, who presided over her first commencement Dec. 13 as the university’s chief executive officer. Nearly 1,400 graduate and undergraduate students received degrees during the ceremonies.
BOONE—The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition by the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.
GREENSBORO—Dr. Neva J. Specht of Deep Gap has been elected chair of the board of the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. She assumes leadership from Cynthia (Cindy) Brodhead of Durham, who served as chair from October 2012 to October 2014 and will continue as a council trustee for another year.