CHHS faculty member honored by Appalachian State
- Author: Thursday, December 12th, 2019
WKU faculty member Kimberly Green (center) received Appalachian State University’s 2019 Global Engagement Award. Pictured with Green (from left) are Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, associate vice chancellor of international education and development, director of international research and development and professor of public administration, and Dr. Randy Edwards, vice chancellor for university advancement.
WKU faculty member Kimberly Green, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is the winner of Appalachian State University’s 2019 Global Engagement Award.
Green, a two-time Appalachian alumna and native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, received the award in recognition of her sustained contributions and support for advancing global learning at Appalachian. She received the award during Appalachian's annual Appalachian Global Symposium Nov. 20.
Green, who also serves as the College of Health and Human Services’ chief diversity officer, has taught 14 international courses at WKU, including courses in Belgium, France and the United Kingdom.
Her commitment to higher education and global learning extends to supporting her alma mater as well. She is a member of the Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors, through which she chairs the Academics and Scholarships Committee as well as the Governance Committee.
Additionally, Green is the co-founder of Appalachian’s Green/Reaves Scholarship for Global Experiences, designed to support and promote global experiences for Appalachian students from underrepresented backgrounds.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and a master’s degree in communication disorders with a graduate teaching certificate from Appalachian.