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Appalachian to participate in the Appalachian Teaching Project’s annual symposium near Washington, D.C.; 10 students will present research

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Ten students from Appalachian State University will share their community-based research on building a sustainable future for the Appalachian region at the annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) symposium in the Washington, D.C., area Dec. 2-3.

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business to host information session on its executive education courses Dec. 1; local business community is encouraged to attend

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business will host a 90-minute information session on its executive education courses beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Boyles lobby area, which is located on the second floor of Peacock Hall on the university campus.

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance hosts scholarship fundraiser Dec. 3

By Gordon Hensley

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the fundraiser “Roxanne’s Rivalry” in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the show help fund five annual scholarships for students majoring in theatre education.

Appalachian State University alumna and social entrepreneur Sarah Freed honored by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Second Annual Influential Leaders Challenge recognizes 30 change makers and business pioneers driving positive change in the communities they serve

By Haley Childers

‘Celebration of Innovation’ showcases new Appalachian College of Fine and Applied Arts’ campus/community space

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE – Appalachian State University, along with the College of Fine and Applied Arts, has leased space at 182 Howard St., across from Boone eatery The Local, that will serve as a campus-wide collaborative, interdisciplinary work and meeting space. The first project is the actual redesign of the facility by a team of Integrative Design Experience (IDEX) laboratory students.

Appalachian included in Sierra magazine’s 2016 list of greenest colleges and universities

By University Communications

BOONE—Sierra magazine has released its 2016 list of “Cool Schools” and once again Appalachian State University is included among the nation’s 201 “greenest” colleges and universities.

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted Dec. 7

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Examples of the tones that are used in an emergency or during tests can be heard online at

Gifts in memory of artist Cathy Parlier Walling fund visiting artists and renovations at Appalachian State University

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Luke Walling, founder of Temprano Techvestors in Newton, has established two new funds to support Appalachian State University’s Department of Art. The Cathy P. Walling Visiting Artist Endowment will honor the memory of his late mother, a 1978 Appalachian graduate, lifelong painter and clay artist. Additionally, Walling has provided support for the Wey Hall Renovation Fund with the goal of raising $1 million to improve the current facilities.

Professorships honor three faculty in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business

By Haley Childers

BOONE—Business faculty Delbert Goff, Chris McNeil and Scott Hunsinger have been awarded professorships in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.

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