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Archive for February, 2001

ROTC Holds Information Session for Students Interested in Camp Challenge

ROTC will hold an information session for sophomores interested in attending this summers’ Camp Challenge.

“Perspective” Spotlights Programs that Get Students Ready for College

BOONE — Since entering Appalachian State University last fall, freshman Courtney Wellborn from Ashe County says she’s discovered a fondness for education courses and wants to become a teacher someday.

Grants Boost Teaching Practices

ledford.jpgBOONE — There is a state and national need to increase the training of teachers in mathematics and science, say Appalachian State University professors concerned about reports that American children’s math and science knowledge declines as they edge toward high school.

School of Music Student Recitals March 1 Feature Tommy Sprinkle and Joseph Aycock

BOONE — Student recitals held March 1 at Appalachian State University’s School of Music will feature Tommy Sprinkle on double bass and Joseph W. Aycock III on xylophone.

Alicia Chapman Presents Oboe and English Horn Recital March 2

hles.jpgBOONE — Alicia Chapman will perform on oboe and English horn during a March 2 recital at Appalachian State University. Pianist Bair Shagdaron and organist Brian Bailey will accompany her.

Film Examines Human Rights in Colombia’s Export Flower Industry

BOONE — Human rights and environmental concerns in Colombia are explored in “Love, Women, and Flower.”

Poet Tony Sanders Featured March 8 in Visiting Writers Series

sanders.jpgBOONE — Award-winning author of “Partial Eclipse” and “Transit Authority” Tony Sanders will read from his works on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Linville Falls Room of Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union.

Summer Preview Program Available to Appalachian’s Incoming Freshman

BOONE — More and more students are choosing to get a head start on their college education by beginning their freshman-year courses in the summer.

“Pinocchio” Comes to I.G. Greer

BOONE — Appalachian State University’s Hollywood Classics Film Series will show Walt Disney’s feature-length animated classic “Pinocchio” (1940) on Thursday, March 1, at 8 p.m. in the I.G. Greer Theater.