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Archive for April, 2007

Sigma Alpha Iota holds benefit concert April 29

BOONE—Members of the Sigma Alpha Iota, International Music Fraternity for Women at Appalachian State University will hold a scholarship benefit concert Sunday, April 29, at 6 p.m.

The concert will be in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is $8 for nonstudents and $5 for students. Tickets will be available at the door.

Appalachian Students win national audio production awards

radio8_t.jpgBOONE—Three senior Appalachian State University electronic media/broadcasting students received national audio production awards Thursday, April 18, at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas.

Appalachian to create beginning teacher support network to help reduce teacher turnover

BOONE—North Carolina’s teacher shortage could be solved, in part, by addressing the turnover rate occurring among new as well as experienced teachers, says Charles Duke, dean of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University.

Marilyn Smith named interim chair of Appalachian’s Department of Art beginning July 1

BOONE—Dr. Marilyn Smith, professor of graphic design, will serve as interim chairperson for the Department of Art at Appalachian State University beginning July 1. Dr. James Toub will serve as interim assistant chair.

Alumni honored by Appalachian’s Alumni Association

07_04awardsNP2_t.jpgAppalachian State University’s Alumni Association has honored five individuals for their outstanding contributions to the university and accomplishments in their professions. They are Kay Borkowski, left, Frank Borkowski, Maria Vernon, Bill Brown and Bibi Giyose.

Meeting May 1 offers information about proposed MPA degree in Winston-Salem

BOONE—Appalachian State University is proposing to offer a master’s degree in public administration on the N.C. School of the Arts campus in Winston-Salem.

Music for horn presented April 23

BOONE—”Coroncopia,” an evening of music for the horn, will be presented April 23 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University.

ROTC program at Appalachian receives Gen. Douglas MacArthur Award

07_04ROTC03_t.jpgBOONE—Only the best receive the U.S. Army’s Gen. Douglas MacArthur Award, and Appalachian State University’s ROTC program is among that elite group. Appalachian’s program was named the best battalion in the 5th ROTC Brigade for the number of lieutenants commissioned at during 2006-07.

Davis receives John and Jan Thomas Leadership Scholarship

Davis_t.jpgBOONE—Kandace Davis of Winston-Salem has received the John and Jan Thomas Leadership Scholarship for Appalachian Upperclassmen. The scholarship is awarded to an upperclass student at Appalachian State University who has distinguished themselves through their campus involvement and leadership.