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Archive for October, 2005

Joseph Bathanti Wins 2006 Novello Literary Award

bathanti_dl.jpgCHARLOTTE—Novello Festival Press (NFP) has named Joseph Bathanti the winner of the 2006 Novello Literary Award. The announcement was made at Novello Press Night, Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Appalachian Flute Ensemble Performs Nov. 7

BOONE—Compositions by student composers at Appalachian State University will be performed Nov. 7 during a performance by the Appalachian Flute Ensemble.

University and Chamber Singers Program Features Biblical-based Compositions

BOONE—Biblical-based compositions provide the framework for a performance presented by the University Singers and Chamber Singers at Appalachian State University.

Long, McGalliard Received N.C. Math Teachers Highest Award

102605math_dl.jpgBOONE – Betty Long and William “Bill” McGalliard have received the W.W. Rankin Memorial Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education and Service from the N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Faculty Recital Presents “A Schubert Celebration” Nov. 1

recital.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music celebrates 19th-century composer Franz Schubert with a faculty recital Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Poet and Novelist Ron Rash Visits Appalachian Nov. 17

102405ronrash_dl.jpgBOONE- Poet and novelist Ron Rash will be the featured author for the Nov. 17 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series event at Appalachian State University.

Pirate Ship or Merchant Ship?

ECU Historian Questions Identity of the Beaufort Inlet Shipwreck

102405bradrogers_dl.jpgBOONE – Historian Bradley A. Rogers of East Carolina University’s maritime history program will lecture Nov. 10 on the identity of the shipwreck discovered off North Carolina’s coast at Beaufort Inlet in 1996, which some believe was Blackbeard’s ship, and the ongoing archaeological project related to the discovery.

Southern Literature Scholar Noel Polk Lectures Nov. 17 at Appalachian

102405noelpolk_dl.jpgBOONE – Noted Southern literature scholar Noel Polk will give a talk on his recently published edition of Robert Penn Warren’s “All the King’s Men” Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room at Appalachian State University.

Novelist Mark Salzman is Guest on TV Program

salzman_dl.jpgBOONE – Life presents unexpected turns, and if we stay open to these serendipitous events, our lives can become more full, author Mark Salzman says on “Appalachian Perspective” cable television program.