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Archive for January, 2011

New Play Festival Presented by Department of Theatre and Dance Feb. 9-12

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the annual Playcrafters’ New Play Festival Feb. 9-12 in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  The festival premieres original plays written, directed and performed by students.

Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery calls for donations

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Looking Glass Gallery is accepting donations through Feb. 7 for its next exhibit “Body Culture Sculpture.”  This is part of the Gallery’s upcoming Spring 2011 show “Gut Feelings: Confessions of a body conscious culture.”  The exhibition will be on view from Feb. 8 to March 1.

Appalachian will host Green Drinks Boone’s next meeting

BOONE – Appalachian State University will host the monthly Green Drinks Boone meeting Feb. 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Solar Decathlon team’s headquarters located at 1100 East King Street in Boone.  The event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Diversity Lecture Series begins Feb. 23

BOONE-Appalachian State University’s Office of Multicultural Student Development announces the Spring 2011 Diversity Lecture Series, which enhances understanding of different perspectives, cultures and social issues.  This series promotes local to global connections and the responsibilities of community membership.  The public is invited.

Community Resource Directory now available

BOONE-Appalachian State University’s Institute for Health and Human Services, which is located within the College of Health Sciences, has launched the High Country Community Resource Directory.  The public is encouraged to use the directory and contribute to its information.

Africana Studies Forum presented during February

BOONE – In honor of Black History Month, Appalachian State University presents the first Africana Studies Forum “Exchanging Country Marks” every Wednesday and Thursday in February.  The public is invited.

Appalachian distributes first round of acceptance letters

openhouse_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University has sent acceptance letters to the top candidates who applied for admission by the university’s first application deadline. The students are among thousands of high school seniors from across North Carolina and the Southeast who are receiving long-awaited admissions letters informing them of acceptance into their university of choice.

Provost search under way, website created

storbeckpimentellogo_t.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University is conducting a search for a new provost and executive vice chancellor with help from the search firm Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates. Consultants with the firm have visited campus to meet with various constituencies and listen to faculty, staff and students about the dynamic and enterprising leader they hope to bring to Appalachian.

Artists in Craft Media Lecture Series features Liz Summerfield Feb. 9

BlueFloralBox_t.jpgBOONE—Artist Liz Zlot Summerfield will hold a workshop and present an artist’s lecture Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Appalachian State University. The presentations are part of the Department of Art’s Artists in Craft Media Fall Lecture Series.