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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

West receives Excellence in Community Engagement Award

BOONE—Dr. Stephanie West has received the Excellence in Community Engagement Award from University College at Appalachian State University. The award recognizes a faculty or staff member who participates actively in the local community and encourages students to engage with local communities and organizations as well.

Bennett wins Capote Literary Trust Scholarship

Andrew D. Bennett of Cary has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing (prose) for 2015-16. Bennett is a junior at Appalachian State University majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing. His first place award is $3,420.

Hudnall and Keeter honored for excellence in teaching in Appalachian’s general education program

BOONE—Amy Hudnall and Rebecca Keeter have been honored for their exemplary teaching in Appalachian State University’s general education program.

Conway and Pope honored by Appalachian’s University College

BOONE—Two lecturers in the Department of English at Appalachian State University have been honored by University College and its general education program for their teaching and work with undergraduate students.

Students present research at 29th Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research

BOONE—Thirty-seven undergraduate students presented at the 29th Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) held at Eastern Washington University, April 16-18.

The group of students presented research in 18 subject areas through oral presentations or by presenting a research poster.

Warner to chair Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance

BOONE—Kevin Warner has been named chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance effective July 1.

Race to Zero team named a finalist in national competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Race to Zero team was named one of four Grand Winner Finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20. A total of 33 teams from across the United States and Canada participated in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) student design competition held at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20.

Everts installed as Appalachian’s seventh chancellor

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s seventh chancellor, Dr. Sheri N. Everts, was formally installed into office during ceremonies Friday, April 17, on campus.

The University of North Carolina System President Thomas W. Ross presided over the installation of Everts saying, “There is not a doubt in my mind that Sheri Everts is the right person to lead Appalachian State University today and in the years ahead.”

Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship awarded to Appalachian’s Allie Garrett

BOONE—Allie Garrett of Sylva, a soon-to-be-graduate of Appalachian State University’s sustainable development program, has been awarded the Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship for 2015-17.