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Archive for January, 2009

College Financial Aid Help Available at Appalachian Feb. 21

BOONE—Appalachian State University financial aid officers will be available Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. until noon in D.D. Dougherty Hall on campus to help high school seniors and families complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms.

Cold Mountain Review releases fall 2008 issue

Cold Mountain Review.jpgBOONE – Cold Mountain Review, a literary journal housed in the Department of English at Appalachian State University, has released its fall 2008 issue.

Vocal ensemble APPropos! performs Feb 3 at Appalachian

APPropos_t.jpgBOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Faculty Recital Series at Appalachian State University presents the program “Songs & Such!” performed by APPropos! on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Winter Splendor

classes_as_usual_m.jpgSnow-covered Rich Mountain provides a picturesque background near the Appalachian State University campus. (Photo by University Photographer Marie Freeman)

Photography featured in Catherine J. Smith Gallery exhibition

caddy_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University presents two photography exhibitions at Catherine J. Smith Gallery in Farthing Auditorium. “Joe’s Junkyard” and “Growth: The Garden” will be on view Jan. 26 through March 4. Admission is free. Gallery hours are weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit or call 828-262-7338.

Appalachian recognized for the number of its graduates entering the Peace Corps

peacecorpslogo.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University is included in the Peace Corps’ 2009 list of top colleges and universities in terms of the number of Appalachian graduates signing up as Peace Corps volunteers in 2008.

“Three Cups of Tea” selected for Appalachian’s 2009 Summer Reading Program

BOONE—A book about one man’s determination to change the lives of young school-age children by building schools in remote Afghanistan and Pakistan has been selected for the 2009 Summer Reading Program at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music holds scholarship and admission auditions

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will hold auditions for scholarship and admission in the coming months. Prospective students must be accepted by audition to enroll in any degree program offered by the music school.

Music from the 17th and 18th centuries featured in Jan. 27 concert

BOONE—Harmonia Baroque will perform Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.