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Archive for May, 2009

Lynn Moss Sanders receives Durham Freshman Advocate Award

Durham_t.jpgBOONE—Lynn Moss Sanders has played an integral role in the lives of freshmen at Appalachian State University for 22 years. In addition to teaching freshman and upper level English courses at Appalachian, Sanders directed the Department of English’s Honors program for four years, the university’s Heltzer Honors Program for seven years and currently serves as First Year Seminar faculty coordinator.

Grady named chair of Appalachian’s Department of Art

Grady_Mike_t.jpgBOONE— Michael Grady has been named chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Art effective Aug. 1.

Memorial Day observance held May 25 at Appalachian

flag_half_staff_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building. The public is invited to attend.

Cole honored by N.C. Bar Association

BOONE—Dayton Cole has received the 2009 Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Bar Association’s Education Law Section. The award was presented during the section’s annual meeting at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary.

Appalachian offers weeklong day camps for area children

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Camp UREC will offer a variety of activities for area children this summer. A total of nine weeklong camps will be offered beginning June 8.

Appalachian’s Officers

may09comm_t.jpgEight cadets from the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) at Appalachian State University received their second lieutenant bars during ceremonies on campus May 8.

Public service, preparation, humility, and living a life of purpose are keys to success, say graduation speakers

u_hiring_t.jpgBOONE—Commencement at Appalachian State University was a day to honor graduates who have completed their dream of earning a college degree. And it was a day to honor parents, family and faculty members who have supported and guided them along the way.

Student to research history of African Americans and the Blue Ridge Parkway

RJones_t.jpgBOONE—Rebecca Jones has been selected by the Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian State University for a summer internship researching the history of African Americans and the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

Jean Roberts receives award for supporting student-athletes

jeanroberts_t.jpgBOONE – Jean Roberts, senior associate director of Appalachian State University’s Learning Assistance Program and director of academic services for student-athletes, has received the Jackson A. Branch Award from the university’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board and Former Athletes Association. The award was presented during the athletics department’s annual end-of-year, all-sports banquet.