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Archive for April, 2009

Howell named regional director of Epsilon Pi Tau international honor society

BOONE—Kevin Howell, associate professor in the Thomas W. Reese Center for Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology in Appalachian State University’s Department of Technology, has been elected to a three-year term as Region 2 director for Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT), the international honor society for technology professionals.  His term of office begins July 1.

Annual chair design competition held April 30

BOONE—Appalachian State University students in the Department of Technology will compete in the Sixth Annual Chair Design Competition Thursday, April 30, at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Appalachian’s Alumni Association honors four for outstanding service and distinguished careers

BOONE—Three Appalachian State University alumni and a member of the university’s Board of Trustees have been honored by the Appalachian Alumni Association for their contributions to the university and accomplishments in their professions.

MEISA Music Festival May 1

MEISA and Split Rail Records presents MEISA Music Fest ’09 live at Geno’s, May 1. The festival begins at 7 p.m. Bands performing are Major Magick, BPL, The Groovenauts and Doc Aquatic.  Admission is $5, which will be used to fund CD projects and support student travel to music business conferences.

Department of Theatre and Dance presents Cre8tive Drama workshop

Cre8tiveDrama_t.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the week-long camp Cre8tive Drama June 29- July 2. The camp is coordinated by Gordon Hensley, an assistant professor and coordinator of theater education in the department.

Archibald named president of Appalachian’s Alumni Council

archibald_t.jpgBOONE—Jim Archibald of Wilkesboro has been inducted as president of Appalachian State University’s Alumni Council for 2009-10.

Cadets from Appalachian’s ROTC program compete in Mountain Man March

mtnmanmarch_t.jpgBOONE—Cadets from Appalachian State University competed in the 2nd Annual Mountain Man March held in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and earned top honors.

Student fundraisers benefit Appalachian’s Communication Disorders Clinic

cliniccheck_t.jpgBOONE—Members of the Greek Community and Delta Zeta Sorority at Appalachian State University have contributed more than $14,000 to the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic located in University Hall.

Exhibit features artworks by candidates for the BFA in studio art degree at Appalachian

BOONE—The BFA Senior Studio Exhibition: Spring 2009 will be on display in Appalachian State University’s Catherine Smith Gallery April 30-May 8. The gallery is located in Farthing Auditorium. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call 828-262-7338. A reception for the artists will be held May 8 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the gallery.