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Archive for November, 2008

Appalachian students participate in AIESEC conference in Puerto Rico

BOONE—Nine Appalachian State University students traveled to Puerto Rico Nov. 6-10 to attend the AIESEC National Conference and participate in networking activities. AIESEC is a global student organization that promotes cultural understanding while building student leadership skills.

Appalachian’s brass ensembles perform Dec. 1

BOONE—Brass ensembles from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a free concert Dec. 1. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Treble Choir performs Dec. 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Treble Choir performs Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Jolly receives N.C. College Personnel Association’s Outstanding Graduate Student Award

BOONE—Shay Jolly, residence director of Eggers Hall at Appalachian State University, has received the North Carolina College Personnel Association’s Outstanding Graduate Student Award.

NSF grant funds study of ways seventh graders learn in a virtual world setting

BOONE—Today’s school students have never known a world without technology. From surfing the ’Net to playing virtual world simulations, they turn to computers and the Internet for recreational, social and educational activities.

Food Fight Competition Benefits Watauga Hunger and Health Coalition

BOONE—There really were no losers in this competition. Students in health and nutrition courses at Appalachian State University and Western Carolina University participated in a food drive known as the Western/Appalachian Food Fight.

$1 million Boone Creek restoration project begins in April 2009

BOONE—Appalachian State University has received $500,000 from the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund and $300,000 from the North Carolina Department of Transportation to continue restoration of Boone Creek that runs through part of campus.

Robbins honored by N.C. chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Robbinsaward_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. Clyde Robbins, director of design and construction at Appalachian State University, has received the President’s Council Award from the North Carolina chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (NCASLA).

Appalachian Concert Band performs Dec. 7

BOONE—The Appalachian Concert Band presents “Marches, Songs and Dances” Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.