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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

McCorkindale named PRSSA National Faculty Adviser for 2015-17

New York—The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has announced that Dr. Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, has been elected to a two-year term as PRSSA 2015-2017 National Faculty Adviser on the National Committee, starting June 1.

Hughes appointed to service academy nomination board

BOONE—Dr. Vickie Hughes, an associate professor in the Department of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University, has been appointed to serve on Rep. Virginia Foxx’s Service Academy Nomination Board. Foxx represents North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District.

Ludwig elected to the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies Board of Directors

BOONE—Dr. Timothy Ludwig, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology, has been elected to a three-year term on the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ Board of Directors.

Appalachian listed 10th in Kiplinger’s ‘24 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year’

BOONE—Appalachian State University remains a “best value” in the nation according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Appalachian is ranked 10th in the publication’s “24 Best College Values Under $30,000/Year, 2015” list and 39th in the nation among “Best Values in Public Colleges, 2015.”

Appalachian graduates urged to serve others and embrace opportunities

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s December graduates were called the institution’s most enduring legacy by Chancellor Sheri N. Everts, who presided over her first commencement Dec. 13 as the university’s chief executive officer. Nearly 1,400 graduate and undergraduate students received degrees during the ceremonies.

Appalachian’s LGBT Center to be named for local university benefactors and volunteers

BOONE—The LGBT Center located in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union will be named for university benefactors Bo Henderson and Ed Springs of Charlotte and Blowing Rock.

A simple solution to a complex problem proves a winner at design competition

BOONE—Personal experience, creativity and the ability to simplify a complex problem have resulted in an award-winning project for two Appalachian State University industrial design majors in the Department of Technology and Environmental Design.

71 Appalachian students participate in 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

BOONE—A total of 71 undergraduate Appalachian State University students representing 13 different departments/programs made research presentations at the 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on the N.C. State University campus Nov. 22.

Marching Mountaineers to perform in London New Year’s Day Parade

BOONE—Not long after holiday gifts are exchanged and New Year’s resolutions made, about 60 members of the Appalachian State University Marching Mountaineers will board an overseas flight for a performance in the 29th London New Year’s Day Parade.