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Archive for May, 2010

Remembering fallen soldiers and their families

AsheJROTC_t.jpgBOONE—Memorial Day has many meanings for Americans, said Maury Williams during an observance held May 31 at the Veterans Memorial at Appalachian State University.

Greensboro couple establish education scholarship at Appalachian

judystevejames_t.jpgBOONE—Education is the common theme running through the philanthropic activities of Judy and Steve James.

The Greensboro couple has established the Judy and Steve James Scholarship for Education to support Appalachian State University students pursuing a teaching career. They have also established an endowment for this scholarship through their estate plans.

Workshop on long blooming perennials offered June 19

BOONE—The High Country Gardening community outreach series presents “Long Bloom, Bloom Perennials” Saturday, June 19, from 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. The free workshop explores the use of winter-hardy, long-blooming herbaceous perennials in the garden.

Appalachian will test its siren warning system June 2

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, June 2, at 11:55 a.m. Tests are normally conducted on the first Wednesday of the month.

Preservation through Legislation

BOONE- Representative David Price, U.S. Congressman of the 4th District of North Carolina, talks about his contributions, challenges and critical issues he has faced during his 22 years of service to North Carolina on Appalachian State University’s cable television program, “Appalachian Perspective.” (see video clip)

Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery presents Polyops

Polyops.jpgBOONE—Polyops, an exhibition of work created by Appalachian State University student Gregory Taylor, will be on display through June 22 in Plemmons Student Union’s Looking Glass Gallery on campus.

Carbon cap unlikely to stifle retail consumer demand for voluntary carbon offsets

BOONE – Retail demand for voluntary carbon offsets will likely remain strong even if regulations place a national limit on greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent survey conducted by researchers with the Appalachian State University Energy Center, the University of Alaska at Fairbanks’s School of Management and Environmental Credit Corp (ECC).

Access to Plemmons Student Union from Locust Street limited during summer session

Construction adjacent to Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University will affect access to the building’s east side, from Locust Street, throughout the summer.

“Faster Pastor” authors Sharyn McCrumb and Adam Edwards discuss their book June 18 at Appalachian

mccrumb.jpgBOONE—New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb and NASCAR/ARCA race driver Adam Edwards will introduce their new book “Faster Pastor” at Appalachian State University’s Belk Library and Information Commons on Friday, June 18, at 3 p.m. in Room 114.