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Archive for November, 2006

Bank of Granite’s John Forlines featured on TV program

BOONE – After more than 50 years in banking, Bank of Granite’s John Forlines knows the business is all about people.

International faculty exchange program opportunities for 2007-08 academic year announced

BOONE—The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University has announced the International Faculty Exchange Program (IFEP) for the 2007-08 academic year.

Appalachian and Blue Ridge Parkway to partner on future projects

D06_10area43.jpgBOONE—Neva Specht, an associate professor in the Department of History at Appalachian State University, has been named the liaison between the university and the Blue Ridge Parkway by Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Stan Aeschleman.

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra premieres new work Dec. 3

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra at Appalachian State University will premiere William G. Harbinson’s “Kallalanta” during a Dec. 3 concert in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

James Allen Anderson is the conductor.

The performance begins at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Appalachian student takes top honors for undergraduate research presentation at SERMACS meeting

D06_11Sylvester06.jpgBOONE—Amanda Sylvester almost skipped a regional chemistry conference. She had planned to study for an upcoming test instead of making the trip. Now she is glad she didn’t.

Renewable-Energy Tree Lighting to be held Friday

BOONE – The 11th annual solar Christmas tree lighting sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Sustainable Energy Society will be held Friday, Dec. 1, beginning at 7 p.m.

General Education Task Force Meets Dec. 7

The General Education Task Force will hold its third public forum this semester on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 2-4 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Linville Falls Room.

Brass quintet performs Dec. 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—A variety of brass chamber music will be performed Dec. 3 at Appalachian State University.

Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert held Dec. 1 at Appalachian

BOONE—Musicians and singers will perform for a worthy cause during the Holiday Scholarship Concert Dec. 1 at Appalachian State University.