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Archive for May, 2000

Area Students Graduate from Appalachian’s Off-Campus Degree Program

grads.jpgBOONE–Nine students from Rutherford, Burke and Caldwell counties have been studying education at Appalachian State University for the past four years.

Teachers’ Workshop: Linking Literature to Math and Science

BOONE–A $30,000 Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development grant has been awarded to Appalachian State University to help teachers integrate mathematics and science with children’s literature.

Region-to-Region Partnership Established with Austrian Businesses, Government and University

052400international_dl.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University students now students have an opportunity for cultural exchanges beyond the traditional borders of study abroad programs to those with local government and businesses in Austria.

Piano Sale Held at Appalachian

BOONE–A variety of Kawai pianos loaned to the Appalachian State University School of Music will be sold June 11 from noon until 4 p.m. at Broyhill Music Center.

Author Tells Vietnam’s Story Through a Native’s Eyes

By Jessica Wilson

BOONE–A fire burns inside Jade Huynh’s heart, fueled by his desire to write about his past.

Commencement Speaker Challenges Appalachian Students to “Choose Well”

BOONE–Dr. Roy Carroll challenged members of Appalachian State University’s Class of 2000 to make choices that strengthen self-discipline, self-respect, a sense of the sacred and a sense of shared purpose.

Appalachian Students Spearhead Environmentally Friendly Uses

BOONE–Appalachian State University is the first member of the UNC System to adopt a policy encouraging its departments to use 100 percent post-consumer copy paper.

Cheryl Knight Wins UNC Board of Governors Teaching Award

knight.jpgBOONE–The value of the individual: that’s what Dr. Cheryl Knight says she respects in her students and the young people she’s preparing them to teach someday.

Harbinson Named Music School Dean

billl.jpgBOONE–William “Bill” Harbinson says he’ll be wearing a bull’s-eye July1. That’s when he becomes dean of Appalachian State University’s School of Music.