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Archive for March, 2005

African American Studies Scholar Houston Baker Speaks at Appalachian April 14

BOONE – Duke University Professor of English Houston Baker will speak at Appalachian State University on Thursday, April 14, at 4 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room.

Black Banjo Conference May Revive Waning Musical Tradition

BOONE – Banjo players, scholars, lovers of the banjo and of traditional and contemporary African American music and culture will meet April 7-10 at Appalachian State University for the first Black Banjo Then and Now Gathering.

Inspiring Words

032105boyd_dl.jpgInspirational speaker Ty Boyd, author of “The Million Dollar Toolbox” and a Broadcast Hall of Fame inductee, met with students and faculty in Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication March 18 to offer tips on leadership and use of communication tools.

Special EducatorTorey Hayden addresses students and school teachers during a two-day workshop

hayden_dl.jpgSpecial educator, child psychologist and internationally known author Torey Hayden addresses students and school teachers during a two-day workshop at Appalachian State University sponsored by Appalachian’s Reich College of Education and Office of International Programs.

Blackburn and Collins Appointed to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE – John Blackburn of Linville and Jeannine Underdown Collins of Boone have been appointed to four-year terms on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees.

Appalachian Offers Elementary Education Degree at Surry Community College’s Yadkin Center

BOONE – Appalachian State University plans to deliver a bachelor of science degree in elementary education at the Yadkin Center of Surry Community College this fall.

Appalachian Dance Ensemble Spring Show 2005

BOONE – Faculty and student choreographers get the chance to show off their work at Appalachian State University’s spring Dance Ensemble show April 6-9.

Appalachian State University to present AYPT’s “Fool of the World”

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) present “Fool of the World” in I.G. Greer Arena Theatre April 1-3.

Film Information Open House to be Held March 23

BOONE – Appalachian State University graduates work in all aspects of film production but have not had opportunities in the past for extensive training in film while enrolled as students.