Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive
BOONE—The first Information Literacy Skills Prize awards were presented at the Celebration of Student Writing held April 17 at Appalachian State University. Belk Library and Information Commons sponsored the contest, with support from the University Writing Center, the Composition Program and Writing Across the Curriculum Program.
BOONE—Providence Day School in Charlotte won first place and Grandview Middle School in Hickory won second place in the regional N.C. State High School Mathematics Contest held at Appalachian State University on Wednesday, March 20. The schools won in the algebra 1 and common core math 1 portion of the contest.
BOONE—Dr. Scott Hunsinger from Appalachian State University has received a UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. He will receive a commemorative bronze medallion and a $7,500 cash prize. Established by the Board of Governors in 1994 to underscore the importance of teaching and to reward good teaching across the UNC system, the awards are given annually to a tenured faculty member from each UNC campus. Winners must have taught at their present institutions at least seven years. No one may receive the award more than once.
BOONE—AACSB International (AACSB) has extended accreditation to the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University for an additional five years. The accreditation renewal is based on a peer review team recommendation following a site visit in January. The Walker College of Business has been accredited since 1976.
MURFREESBORO – Installed as North Carolina’s Poet Laureate last September, Joseph Bathanti will be awarded Chowan University‘s 19th annual Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Arts and Letters on Monday, April 15. Known as Hobson Day, the presentation will also feature a dinner, a lecture and a book signing.