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Archive for 2011

Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs receives top honors, national award

OP_Logo_t.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs received the David J. Webb Program Excellence Award at the recent Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) National Conference held in in San Antonio, Texas. The award is presented annually to a non-profit outdoor program which has made outstanding and noteworthy contributions to, and achievements in, the field of outdoor recreation and education.

Anglim receives statewide community involvement award

Anglim_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University junior Annemarie “A.J.” Anglim has received North Carolina Campus Compact’s Community Impact Student Award.  Anglim was one of 19 college students from across the state who received the award for making significant, innovative contributions to their campus’ efforts to address local community needs.  Awardees also received a Certificate of Appreciation from N.C. Gov. Bev. Perdue.

Appalachian’s Camp Broadstone to become part of student development program

BOONE—Operation of Camp Broadstone will transition to Appalachian State University’s Office of Student Development and its University Recreation division beginning in January 2012.

N.C. Energy Office to conduct public outreach on TVA settlement

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Energy Office will hold a public hearing in Boone on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to gather the public’s views concerning a June 2011 settlement between the Tennessee Valley Authority and several states, including North Carolina, on the impact of coal-fired power plant pollution and its consequences for the states.

Students use art to promote water conservation

Save_Water_t.jpgBOONE—Commuters riding AppalCart in the Town of Boone or drivers following certain buses have seen a water conservation message thanks to graphic design students in the Department of Art at Appalachian State University.

Comedian Lewis Black to perform Feb. 9

BOONE—Lewis_Black_t.jpgLewis Black will perform Feb. 9, 2012, at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium on the Appalachian State University campus.  Tickets can be purchased at the Farthing Auditorium box office or online at www.pas.appstate.edu.  Tickets are $15 for students and $25 for the public and at the door.

Catherine J. Smith Gallery 
presents senior art exhibit Dec. 5-12

BOONE—The BFA Senior Studio Fall 2011 exhibition opens Dec. 5 in Farthing Auditorium’s  Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University. The exhibition will be on view through Dec. 16.

A Merry Delta Zeta Christmas

DZ_Angel_Tree_t.jpgProspective members of Delta Zeta sorority at Appalachian State University participated in an Angel Tree project for the College of Health Sciences’ Communication Disorders Clinic located in University Hall in Boone. Prospective members contributed funds to purchase clothes and gifts for two families served by the clinic. Their contributions were matched by the local Delta Zeta membership. Pictured from left are Carrie Cobb, new member class philanthropy chair, Austen Mauney and Anona Miller, along with Delta Zeta advisor Elena Taylor and Sherry Street Tobin, director of the clinic’s preschool classroom. Delta Zeta’s national philanthropy focuses on the speech and hearing impaired.

New officers, members elected to the Appalachian State University Foundation Board

BOONE—Wayne D. Duncan of Raleigh, R. Vaughn Hayes of North Wilkesboro and Thomas “Ted” Chandler Jr. of Burlington have been elected to one-year terms as officers of the Appalachian State University Foundation.