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Archive for February, 2005

NASCAR Legend Rex White Speaks at Appalachian March 30

022505thunder_dl.jpgBOONE – NASCAR’s 1960 champion, Rex White, and his biographer, Anne B. Jones, will speak at Appalachian State University on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Offered at Appalachian

BOONE – Appalachian State University is accepting applications for an online Graduate Certificate Program in Gerontology. Online classes will begin in the fall.

N.C. Poet Laureate Visits Appalachian March 3

022505byer_dl_1.jpgBOONE – North Carolina’s new poet laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer will speak at Appalachian State University March 3 as part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series.

Campus Cleanup

022405campus13_dl.jpgStudent-athletes at Appalachian State University joined forces to help clean campus recently.

First International Hydrail Conference to be held in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE – The First International Hydrail Conference, the world’s first conference for advancing railway technology powered by hydrogen fuel cells, will be held May 6 at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Organist Joby Bell Performs March 15

022205bell_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music presents a concert by organist Joby Bell on Tuesday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Alternative Spring Break Brings Student Service to World

By Will Gillespie

BOONE – For most students, spring break is a chance to travel, have fun and build friendships. But for approximately 120 students enrolled in the Appalachian and the Community Together (ACT) office’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB), the hiatus is a chance to improve communities in need through volunteer service work.

Search Committee Named for Appalachian’s Director of Athletics

BOONE — Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock today announced the membership of the search committee for the position of Director of Athletics.

Music Performances Featured on “Appalachian Perspective”

BOONE – The latest episode of “Appalachian Perspective” features musical selections from UNC-TV’s hour-long special called “An Appalachian Showcase,” which highlighted Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music.