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Archive for October, 2006

Appalachian Heritage Week celebrated Oct. 29-Nov. 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Appalachian Heritage Council presents a weeklong celebration of Appalachian heritage and culture Oct. 29-Nov. 3. All events are free and open to the public.

Appalachian Flute Ensemble presents Nov. 2 concert

BOONE—The Appalachian Flute Ensemble performs Nov. 2 at Appalachian State University. The free concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian proposes to offer off-campus middle grades education degree at CCC&TI

BOONE—Appalachian State University proposes to offer a degree completion program leading to a bachelor of science degree in middle grades/6-9 education with teacher licensure to begin in August 2007 at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

A father’s love of science brings enhanced learning opportunities for students

D06_10Payne31.jpgBOONE—Marriage and family changed Tony Payne’s plans for a career as a science teacher.

But a different career path didn’t dampen his love for botany that was kindled when he was a student at Appalachian State University.

Program on ballads and old-time fiddling presented Nov. 1

BOONE—Ballad singer Bobby McMillon and fiddler Bruce Greene will lead a ballad swap Nov. 1 at Appalachian State University. The program will be held from 7-9 p.m. in Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons Room 421.

Ludwig elected to Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies Advisory Board

06_10Ludwig02.jpgBOONE—Timothy D. Ludwig has been elected to the advisory board of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the scientific study of behavior and its humane application to the solution of practical problems and the prevention and relief of human suffering (www.behavior.org).

Buggy teaching

D06_10teachers20.jpgAre you ready for Halloween? Sarahanne Boryc is. She and her kindergarten students made spider hats for the occasion. Boryc is an elementary education major at Appalachian State University and a student teacher at Valle Crucis School. She is from Naperville, Ill. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)

University and Chamber singers perform Nov. 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—A Nov. 3 performance by the University and Chamber Singers at Appalachian State University may sound like a musical United Nations presentation.

The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

5K run to benefit Community Care Clinic and Hunger Coalition

BOONE—The Exercise Science Club at Appalachian State University will sponsor the second annual Run 4 Relief, a five kilometer run/walk to raise money for the Community Care Clinic and the Watauga County Hunger Coalition.