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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

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.

Thielman receives Patrick O. Scott Award

BOONE—Fran Thielman’s interest in medical history and her love of Victorian literature led to her award-winning paper titled “Jane Eyre and Public Health: A Closer Look at the Lowood School Epidemic.”

Appalachian included in 150 best buy schools list

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 150 institutions included in The Princeton Review’s 2014 edition of “The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In.”

Reich College of Education honors late African-American young adult book author

BOONE—The late Jesse C. Jackson, author of the novel “Call Me Charley,” was honored recently by faculty and staff from Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education.