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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Miller to serve as College of Fine and Applied Arts’ director of strategic initiatives

BOONE—Professor Ray Miller will join the College of Fine and Applied Arts dean’s staff at Appalachian State University as director of strategic initiatives. The appointment begins July 1.

Moskowitz Gallery naming celebration held July 11 at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

BOONE—Members of the community are invited to celebrate the naming of the Barbara Moskowitz Gallery in the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, during the summer exhibition celebration Friday, July 11, from 6-10 p.m. on Appalachian State University’s campus.

Robin Groce named interim dean of Appalachian’s Reich College of Education

BOONE—Associate Professor Robin Groce has been named interim dean of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University for the 2014-15 academic year. Her appointment is effective July 1.

Appalachian Medallion presented to university’s first couple

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s first couple, Chancellor Kenneth E. and Mrs. Rosanne Peacock, were honored recently by Appalachian’s Alumni Association for their 31 years of service to the university.

Each was presented with the Appalachian Medallion, the highest honor conferred by the university, during the Alumni Association’s Awards Gala held June 7.

Event honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Peacock held June 27

BOONE—Community members are invited to attend a celebration honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Kenneth E. Peacock Friday, June 27, at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus.

Bond receives Lewis R. Holding Award from NC Community Foundation

RALEIGH—Dr. Bettie Bond has received the Lewis R. Holding Philanthropic Leadership Award for 2014, according to Stuart Dorsett, chairman of the board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

Powell, Croom and Jaynes honored by Appalachian Alumni Association

BOONE—Three individuals who have distinguished themselves in their careers or through their service to Appalachian State University have been honored by the Appalachian Alumni Association.

Jayne named Appalachian’s chief diversity officer

BOONE—Bindu Kolli Jayne has been named chief diversity officer and associate vice chancellor for equity, diversity and compliance at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian included in Princeton Review’s 2014 “Guide to 332 Green Colleges”

BOONE—Appalachian State University is among the most environmentally responsible colleges listed in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition.” The guide was created in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) (http://www.usgbc.org).