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Archive for July, 2009

Hall publishes book on African American journalists

calvinhall_t.jpgBOONE—Calvin L. Hall, an assistant professor and faculty fellow in the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, has published the book “African American Journalists: Autobiography as Memoir and Manifesto.”

International exchange

flag_brazil_t.jpgCongressman Francisco Caminha, right, from Ceara, Brazil, received a state flag from N.C. Lt. Gov. Walton Dalton during Caminha’s recent visit to the N.C. Legislature in Raleigh. Caminha represents the metropolitan area of Fortaleza. He is the second vice president of the state legislature, a lawyer, and is involved in developing Ceará’s “University of the Parliament,” which helps train future public servants.

Hudspeth named director of development at Appalachian

Rob Hudspeth_t.jpgBOONE—Rob Hudspeth of Greensboro has been named director of development for Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.

Appalachian freshmen move to campus Aug. 21

Move In Fall 08_t.jpgBOONE—New student move-in day will be Friday, Aug. 21, at Appalachian State University. Officials expect to enroll 2,750 students in the freshman class.  

Cole receives NACUA Distinguished Service Award

Dayton Cole_t.jpgBOONE—Dayton T. Cole, general counsel for Appalachian State University, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) during its 49th Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario.

Scholarships created in memory of Appalachian alumna

BOONE—Two scholarships have been established in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business in memory of alumna Karen Lea Byrd who died in unexpectedly in February 2009.

WKZL’s Murphy in the Morning Radio Show; WSJS’s Brian Freeman to broadcast live from Appalachian

BOONE—The Murphy in the Morning Show team from WKZL 107.5 FM in Greensboro/Winston-Salem will broadcast live from Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday, July 17.

Appalachian’s dean of students to retire June 30, 2010

BOONE–Susie Greene, dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student development at Appalachian State University since July 2002, has announced plans to retire June 30, 2010.

Adcock, Rose and Szulik named to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE—N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue has appointed Bradley T. Adcock of Cary and James M. Rose Sr. of Shelby to four-year terms on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees.

Matthew J. Szulik of Raleigh has been appointed to a four-year term by the UNC Board of Governors.