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Archive for March, 2012

Sophomore Kara Flowers announced as the Inaugural C. Howard Dorgan Oratory Contest Winner

dorgan_t.jpgBOONE—Kara Flowers, sophomore communication studies major at Appalachian State University, has been awarded first place in the recent Inaugural C. Howard Dorgan Oratory Contest.

Catherine J. Smith presents screening of Art21’s “Art in the Twenty-First Century” series

ART21_t.jpgBOONE—Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University will present a preview screening of the sixth season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” on Tuesday, April 24, from noon – 6 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium. An episode will be shown on the hour. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be provided.

Students compete in Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity Bowl

BOONE—Emily Crane, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Department of Social Work, was part of a nine-member team that won the inaugural Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity (MACHE) Bowl.

Program on strategic fundraising for nonprofits held April 18 at Appalachian

stone_soup_t.jpgBOONE—The program “Stone Soup II: Strategic Fundraising for Nonprofits” will be held April 18 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Events Center.

11th annual Diversity Celebration held April 3

diversity_celebration_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University’s 11th annual Diversity Celebration will be held April 3 in Plemmons Student Union from 3-9 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

“An Evening with the Brown Sisters” presented April 18 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University will host Linda and Cheryl Brown, daughters of the late Rev. Oliver L. Brown, for a program April 18 on campus. Oliver Brown was the main plaintiff in the landmark 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education.

Employment Trends in the Green Energy Economy Conference to be held March 29

green_energy_economy_t.jpgBOONE – A conference focusing on clean-energy employment trends and opportunities in the state will be held Thursday, March 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Broyhill Room of Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Events Center.

Walk for Huntington’s Disease April 21

Tom_Moore_5K_t.jpgBOONE—Students from Appalachian State University are organizing the 7th Annual Tom Moore 5K run/walk to benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. The event will take place Saturday, April 21, at the Greenway Trail starting at 9 a.m. Registration runs from 8-8:45 a.m.

Emeritus status awarded to Cole and Jenkins

BOONE—Professors Terry Cole and Kenneth Jenkins have been awarded emeritus status by the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees during their meeting March 23. Both professors will complete the UNC system’s three-year phased retirement program in June.