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Archive for April, 2005

Fourth Annual Summer Holocaust Symposium Held June 26-July 1

BOONE – The Fourth Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium, “Remembering the Holocaust,” will be held June 26-July 1 at Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Appalachian Educational Outreach Featured on UNC-TV May 1

BOONE-Appalachian State University’s involvement with a program called Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) will be included on a UNC-TV special that airs May 1 at 6 p.m.

Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Inn and Conference Center recently unveiled the newly renovated Helen A. Powers Grand Hall

042505ballroom_dl.jpg Formerly known as the Trillium Ballroom, the 6,400-square-foot banquet room has received a new look, thanks to a gift from Powers.

Appalachian Alumni Association Honors Its Own

BOONE – The Appalachian State University Alumni Association presented its Distinguished Alumnus, Young Alumnus, Honorary Alumnus and Outstanding Service awards during an awards luncheon on April 23.

Cartaya-Marin, Forsyth, Jordan and Treadaway to Chair Academic Departments at Appalachian

BOONE – Dr. Claudia P. Cartaya-Marin, Dr. Timothy B. Forsyth, Dr. Sarah R. Jordan and Dr. Glenda Treadaway have been named to lead academic departments at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Graduate Promotes Art of Poetry

Poetry is like music. There’s enough variety that almost everyone can find something to like, says Lisa Kwong, one of Boone’s many poetry ambassadors.

Concert Band Performs April 27

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Concert Band, conducted by Jay Ware and Gene Heavner, will perform on Wednesday, April 27, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian Guitar Ensemble Performs April 24

BOONE — Appalachian State University’s Guitar Ensemble, directed by Dr. Douglas James, will perform Sunday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

WNC Economy Grows at Slower Pace Amid Job Losses

BOONE – Slowed by a decline in employment, Western North Carolina’s economy posted a meager 0.14 percent gain in the month of February, according to the WNC Economic Index and Report.