BOONE—Dr. Jesse Taylor will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Art at Appalachian State University during the 2013-14 academic year, according to an announcement from the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Taylor will serve in the position while the department conducts a national search for a chair.
BOONE—Brian Clee heads to Kazan in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, this summer. The Appalachian State University sophomore has received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Russian. He is one of 32 students to receive the summer scholarship from a competitive applicant pool.
BOONE—The building that houses Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education has received LEED® Silver certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
BOONE—The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University will once again host its popular summer dance series on campus. Classes will be taught in Varsity Gym room 208 and are open to the campus and community. In lieu of a class fee, donations are welcome. Contact Sayward Grindley at email@example.com to be included on an email list of details on teachers, classes and calendar line-up.