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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Appalachian’s counseling programs receive CACREP accreditation

BOONE—The clinical mental health and school counseling programs in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education have been reaccredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Walker College of Business team wins CFA Institute Research Challenge

BOONE—Five students from Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business have won the N.C. CFA Institute Research Challenge, besting student teams from Elon University, N.C. State University and UNC Wilmington.

Marshburn named director of environmental health and safety and emergency management at Appalachian

BOONE—Jason Marshburn of Greensboro has been named director of environmental health and safety and emergency management at Appalachian State University. He will begin his duties March 17. He replaces Kevin Madsen who left the university in January to pursue other opportunities.

Westerman to serve as sustainability fellow beginning in fall 2014

BOONE—Management professor Jim Westerman has been appointed as a sustainability fellow at Appalachian State University for the 2014-16 academic years.

Rex honored by National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students

BOONE—Jane Rex, director of the Office of Transfer Articulation at Appalachian State University, has been honored by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS). Rex was one of five individuals who received the institute’s inaugural Bonita C. Jacobs Transfer Champions Award.

Saville receives NASW-NC President’s Award

RALEIGH—Shannon Saville has received the National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC) 2014 Presidents’ Award presented to a graduate student pursuing a Master of Social Work degree. Saville will be honored at the NASW-NC Annual Ethics Conference and Awards Luncheon on March 7 in Raleigh.

BB&T Student Leadership Center restructuring announced

BOONE—The BB&T Student Leadership Center, housed in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has been restructured to provide professional development and career services for students in the business college.

Wilson appointed to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE—Carole P. Wilson of Raleigh has been appointed by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to fill the term of former Appalachian State University Board of Trustees member Matthew Szulik, which expires in June 2017. Szulik resigned from the Board of Trustees in September 2013.

Appalachian’s MBA program recognized by the International Graduate Forum

BOONE—The London-based International Graduate Forum has included the Walker College of Business’s MBA program at Appalachian State University in its “Global Top 20” list for winter 2013-14.