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Archive for September, 2009

Children’s book penned by Appalachian alumna published by Delacorte Press

Road_to_Tater_Hill_t.jpgBOONE—Edie Hemingway, author of the children’s book “Road to Tater Hill,” will speak at Appalachian State University Monday, Sept. 28.

Poet Paul Zimmer is featured Oct. 8 in Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series

zimmer2_t.jpgBOONE—Poet Paul Zimmer will read from and discuss his writing Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the fall 2009 Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University. The event will be held in the Table Rock Room of Plemmons Student Union.

Technology in the music classroom demonstrated Oct. 14

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Music Center will host a demonstration of the applications of tablet computers and educational software in the music curriculum for music technology coordinators, teachers, university personnel, industry leaders and musicians on Oct. 14.

Horn recital presented Oct. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—Horn player John McGuire will perform Oct. 4 in Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Music Center. The performance begins at 2 p.m. in Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Appalachian’s Neva Specht joins Calvin Hall on N.C. Humanities Council

CalvinHall_t.jpgNevaSpecht_t.jpgBOONE—The North Carolina Humanities Council has appointed Dr. Neva Specht to a three-year term on its board of directors.

Family Business Forum held Oct. 20 at Appalachian

BOONE—One of the best-known family run businesses in North Carolina is the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.

Bill Cecil Jr., CEO of the Biltmore Company, will discuss issues pertaining to running a family owned business during the Family Business Forum Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s public administration program helps prepare world leaders

Galib2_t.jpgBOONE—Galib Abbaszade from Baku, Azerbaijan, has received a fellowship from the U.S. Department of State’s Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program to attend Appalachian State University.

Soccer documentary screened Oct. 7 at Appalachian

soccer_t.jpgBOONE—For three Appalachian State University professors, what started as a simple desire to coach their daughters on a U10 Watauga County Parks and Recreation team turned into a three-year exploration of the cultural landscape of local soccer.

Appalachian’s Office of General Education honors two faculty members with teaching awards

Facultyawards_t.jpgBOONE—The Office of General Education at Appalachian State University recently honored two faculty members for their attention and dedication to first year students.