Appalachian alumni Star Brown and John Robinson were named joint recipients of the 2017-18 Alice Pheobe Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award at Appalachian’s Doctoral Spring Symposium. They join 10 years of Naylor Award winners.
Appalachian geology majors Olivia Paschall and Allison Dombrowski will perform geologic research alongside Appalachian’s DAGGER (Devonian Anoxia, Geochemistry, Geochronology and Extinction Research) team in Mongolia in July and August 2018.
Appalachian English majors Sierra Cullars and Leah Wingenroth have been named winner and runner-up, respectively, of Appalachian’s 2018-19 Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing competition.
Appalachian junior Sope Kahn, a gender, women’s and sexuality studies major, is the recipient of the 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship. In March, Kahn participated in the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association Conference.
Appalachian State University’s Jenna Willis is one of 33 master’s-level addictions counseling students selected to participate in the NBCC Foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors.
Nancy Contreras-Quinteros, Bethany Brotherton and Carly Peggs have received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and will study abroad in summer 2018. Lindsey Abdelfattah has been named as an alternate for the scholarship.
Appalachian’s Upward Bound program will continue to provide academic support to students of Alleghany County, Ashe County, Avery County, Watauga County, Freedom and West Wilkes High schools thanks to federal funding.
During spring break of March 2018, 20 Appalachian State University students and three faculty members traveled to Cuba as part of a Walker College of Business international study experience. Travel along with the group and experience Cuba through this photo diary of their trip.
A team of student dramaturgs, working under the tutelage of Dr. Derek Davidson, assistant professor of theatre arts, has been hard at work for more than a year leading up to the production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
International students and scholars help inspire global understanding and engagement
March 29, 2018
Appalachian’s Cultural Ambassadors program offers a chance for international students to visit with the local community, inspiring global understanding for everyone involved. International Day at Watauga County’s Mabel School was a recent venue.