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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Cherry named to Journal of Environmental Economics and Management editorial board

BOONE—Todd L. Cherry, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics, has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM).

Appalachian retains STARS® Gold rating for sustainability achievements

BOONE—Appalachian State University has maintained its STARS® Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements in academics, research, campus and public engagement, and operations.

DeWitt receives NC Arts Council Artist Fellowship

BOONE—Abigail DeWitt of Burnsville, a visiting assistant professor at Appalachian State University, is one of 18 individuals who have received a North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship for 2015–16.

Eight Appalachian graduates commissioned as second lieutenants

BOONE—It was a special day for eight Appalachian State University students. They were commissioned Aug. 7 as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

R.T. Smith named Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing

BOONE—Writer R.T. (Rod) Smith has been named the 2015-16 Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing at Appalachian State University. Smith will lead an eight-week colloquium during fall semester for students in Appalachian’s creative writing program.

Appalachian named a “Best in the Southeast” college by The Princeton Review

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of the best colleges in the Southeast according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Appalachian among its “Best in the Southeast” recommended schools in its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website feature at Only 140 colleges in 12 Southeastern states made the list for 2016.

Appalachian students intern with state agencies

BOONE—Eleven students from Appalachian State University have completed a 10-week internship through the N.C. State Internship Program operated by the N.C. Department of Administration.

A total of 506 students, including 44 from Appalachian, applied for the internships. Eighty-nine students were selected for the program.

Hatley and Smith appointed to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE—Robert C. Hatley and D. Kenan Smith have been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to four-year terms on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees. Their appointment is effective immediately.

Rhododendron Society inducts Beasley, Rhinehart and Richards

BOONE—Three leaders in public education and in their communities are the latest inductees into The Rhododendron Society at Appalachian State University.

They are Chad S. Beasley of Mount Airy, Bill G. Rhinehart of Melville, New York, and T.R. Richards of Winston-Salem. They were honored July 25 during a ceremony on campus.