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Department of Mathematical Sciences hosts workshop on Sustainable Energy Consumption

By Ellen Gwin Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—During the month of June, the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University welcomed faculty from around the world to Reconnect, a conference designed to evaluate mathematical and computational tools for energy efficiency and reliability of data centers.

EPA head and urban revitalization strategist to deliver keynote addresses at Appalachian’s 2017 Appalachian Energy Summit, July 10 and 11

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—Gina McCarthy, the former head of the EPA, and Majora Carter, an urban revitalization strategist who hosts “The Promised Land,” a Peabody Award-winning public radio series, will deliver keynote addresses during the Appalachian Energy Summit at Appalachian State University. McCarthy speaks Monday, July 10, and Carter the following evening, both in the Schaefer Center for Performing Arts on Appalachian’s campus.

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted July 5

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5.

Everts discusses enrollment and outstanding student retention rate at Appalachian’s Board of Trustees meeting

By Jeff Cloninger

BOONE, N.C.—At Appalachian State University’s June Board of Trustees meeting, preliminary enrollment numbers were released, board members were honored, new deans were welcomed and new opportunities for university properties were considered.

Appalachian awards 10 students Diversity Scholarships for 2017-18

By Cameron Thomasson

BOONE, N.C.—Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Diversity Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.

Cindy Barr named associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at Appalachian

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—Cynthia Lawrence “Cindy” Barr will be the next associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at Appalachian State University. She will begin work Aug. 1, having most recently served as vice president of enrollment at Catawba College.

College of Arts and Sciences names Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for 2016-17

By Ellen Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has named Judson MacDonald the Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.

Huff appointed Dean of the Beaver College of Health Services

By Mary Giunca

BOONE, N.C.—Dr. Marie Huff, has been named dean of the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University. She was most recently dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.  She begins her duties August 1, 2017.

Two Appalachian faculty members named Fulbright Scholars

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Dr. Anatoli Ignatov, assistant professor in the Sustainable Development Department and Dr. Susan Lappan, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, both at Appalachian State University, were honored with prestigious Fulbright Scholar Awards this spring.

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