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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Bathanti receives the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry

BOONE—Former N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti was one of six North Carolina writers honored by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association during its annual meeting Nov. 7 at Tryon Palace History Education Center.

Harris receives Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award

BOONE—Dr. Al Harris, a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at Appalachian State University, has received the 2014 Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG).

University retains National Weather Service’s StormReady® status

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s StormReady® certification has been renewed for three years by the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg, Va.

Veterans Day – a time to promote peace

BOONE—Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are known for their dedication to duty, bravery and sacrifices, whether they were deployed overseas or served in the U.S.

Appalachian selected for 21st Century Conservation Service Corps program

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s longtime partnership with the Blue Ridge Parkway and other National Park Service units has led to the university’s inclusion in the U.S. Department of the Interior’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Program (21CSC).

Appalachian included in Forbes’ ‘Top Colleges’ list

BOONE—Appalachian State University is ranked 78th in the South and 380th in the nation in the seventh annual edition of Forbes’ “Top Colleges 2014: Best Schools, Best Value, Best For You” list.

Eloranta elected an officer of the International Economic History Organization

BOONE—Dr. Jari Eloranta has been confirmed as secretary-general of the International Economic History Association (IEHA). The Appalachian State University history professor will serve for a minimum four-year term.

Hartzog receives NBCC Foundation scholarship

BOONE—Courtney L. Hartzog of West Jefferson has been awarded a 2014 National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) scholarship.

Appalachian ranks among world leaders in experimental and environmental economics

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Economics has one of the world’s top programs in the fields of experimental economics and environmental economics, according to a prestigious worldwide organization that disseminates economics research.