Recognizing Career Development Staff Success

We have some amazing staff members in our office who have recently been recognized by the University and professional organizations. Thank you for your tireless efforts to improve the services and care we offer students, faculty, staff and so many others! We are so very proud of your achievements! Join us in congratulating these individuals below:

Michelle Brown (Assistant Director)
Geralyn Mitchell (Assistant Director)

Michelle Brown, recipient of The Harvey R. Durham Outstanding Freshman Advocate Award "honors one full-time Appalachian State University employee each year who has contributed significantly to improving the freshman experience on our campus. This award recognizes that the freshman year may be the most important in a college student's academic career. In these two semesters, important decisions will be made, attitudes shaped, and personal connections established that define a student's direction and future.

Geralyn Mitchell received the 2021 NCACE (North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers) Outstanding Professional Award. NCACE recognizes significant contributions to the postsecondary career services and employment field by a current member of the Association and is based on organization involvement and commitment, eligibility demonstrated by one or more of the following attributes:

  • Demonstrated exemplary leadership in the post-secondary career services and employment field; Significant research, publication(s), and/or professional presentation(s) that have impacted the profession; Development of a model, creative program, or applied professional concept that impacts the post-secondary career services and related fields
May 27