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Archive for July, 2005

Appalachian Partners with Be Active North Carolina to Increase Region’s Physical Activity

072805tumbleston.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University and Be Active North Carolina have launched a partnership to help western North Carolinians become more active.

Clients from Watauga Opportunities and Summit Enterprises explored customs and food from India

072805express37_dl.jpgClients from Watauga Opportunities and Summit Enterprises in Ashe County explored customs and food from India during an event at Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.

Grammy Award winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing out in the Gilley Recording Studio

ladysmith_dl.jpgMembers of the Grammy Award winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing out in the Gilley Recording Studio in Appalachian State University’s Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music.

Impact of WNC’s Heritage Tourism Industry is Focus of Research

By Jane Nicholson

072205travel_v_dl.jpgBOONE – Professors at Appalachian State University and Western Carolina University have received a $108,000 award from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area to conduct research on the impact of heritage tourism in Western North Carolina.

Buchanan Named Acting Chair of Appalachian’s Interdisciplinary Studies Department

harriette_dl.jpgBOONE – Harriette C. Buchanan has been named acting chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University for the 2005-06 academic year.

Cox, Hulburt and Witmer Receive New Academic Posts at Appalachian

BOONE – Three promotions have been announced in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.

Lights, camera, action

071405filmworkshop1_dl.jpg“Lights, camera, action,” are words that have been heard around the Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University this summer.

“The Shooting of Dan McGrew” to Be Presented July 31-Aug. 2

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “The Shooting of Dan McGrew,” a one-man show adapted and performed by community artist-in-resident Wayne Clawson, on Sunday, July 31, at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. in Valborg Theatre.

Partnerships Will Benefit North Carolina’s Wine and Tourism Industries

By Jane Nicholson

071305wine_dl.jpgBOONE – North Carolina’s wine industry is growing, but to ensure continued success wineries and others must develop partnerships with restaurants, chambers of commerce, and others in the travel and tourism industry.