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Archive for January, 2001

Preplanning Important Step in Resume Writing

by Jane Nicholson

BOONE — If you prepare your resume the night before a job interview, you’re in trouble.

Blimling Receives Distinguished Scholar Award

BOONE — Gregory S. Blimling, vice chancellor for student development at Appalachian State University, has received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the North Carolina College Personnel Association.

Appalachian Cultural Museum Presents “Three Months of Millennial Fun”

BOONE — The Appalachian Cultural Museum will present a series of trips to musicals, areas of interest, plays and art exhibits.

Visiting Writers Series Spring 2001 Schedule Announced

BOONE — The Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University begins its spring semester schedule Feb. 8, 2001, with novelist Maudy Benz.

Author Maudy Benz Joins Visiting Writers Series

maudy.jpgBOONE — Fifteen-year-old North Wagoner seeks refuge from family turmoil by initiating a one-sided correspondence with her idol, Jacqueline Kennedy.

NEH Grant Will Expand Appalachian Studies Research

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE — Appalachia residents have been stereotyped as a group who needed saving, changing, fixing and uplifting.

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Perform at Appalachian

bela.jpgBOONE — Grammy award winner Bela Fleck and the Flecktones will perform at Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium on Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Martin Luther King Holiday Day of Service for Many

BOONE — The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will be a day on, not a day off from work and classes for some 175 Appalachian State University students, faculty and staff members.

University Purchases Downtown Building to Better Serve Speech and Hearing Impaired Community

chanel_boy_cards_dl.jpgBOONE — Appalachian State University has purchased Alliance Bible Fellowship’s stone building at the corner of Depot and Rivers streets to house its Communication Disorders Clinic, which serves thousands of area residents with speech and hearing problems.