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Environmental Science major Skye-Anne Tschoepe awarded Southeast GSA grant to study water quality in the New River
Jun 21, 2021

Environmental Science major Skye-Anne Tschoepe was recently awarded a $750 research grant from the southeastern section of the Geological Society of A...

Skye-Anne Tschoepe receives Sigma Xi award to study Greenway water quality
Jan 13, 2021

Sophomore GES major Skye-Anne Tschoepe won an award from Sigma Xi, a scientific honor society, to advance her thesis work studying the impact of an ar...

Gaines in goal. Photo by Tim Cowie/App State Athletics

Alum Rachel Gaines ('19) named NCAA Woman of the Year nominee
Jul 31, 2020

Department alumna Rachel Gaines ('19) has been having a great summer in terms of being recognized for her achievements as a student athlete! After rec...

Gaines in uniform. Photo courtesy of Appalachian State University.

Alum Rachel Gaines ('19) named Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America
Jul 9, 2020

Rachel Gaines ('19; Environmental Science) was honored for her achievements in academics and athletics by being named an Academic All-American by...

Ciara Sailar Awarded AEG Carolinas Scholarship
Jun 11, 2020

Congratulations to Geology major Ciara Sailar for being this year’s recipient of “The Carolinas Scholarship” through the Association of Engineer...

The GES Class of 2020 Graduates!
May 17, 2020

 They may not have had the traditional graduation celebrations other classes had, but they definitely went out with a bang and with quite a story...

2020-21 GES Award Winners Announced
Apr 17, 2020

2020-2021 GES Student Award Winners AnnouncedWe usually like to annouce our student awards in style: surrounded by friends, great food, proud speeches...

Klyce speaks with fellow GES major Neeshell Bradley-Lewis at OSR poster day

Annie Klyce shows opportunities available to GES majors
Aug 13, 2019

Appalachian Today profiled Annie Klyce, a 2019 Geological and Environmental Sciences (GES) graduate, to highlight her achievemetns and experiences as ...

Emily presenting her research

Senior Emily Fedders wins student research award at international conference
Jan 29, 2019

Emily Fedders, a senior Geology major with a Quantitative Geoscience concentration, won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at the 2018 A...

Jacob Pratt presents his research on glacial sediments

aGES student Jacob Pratt receives Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) scholarship
May 4, 2018

Junior Jacob Pratt (BS Geology) recently received a Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Carolinas/Georgia Section Scholarship for St...