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Archive for November, 2012

From Appalachian With Love

Appalachian State University’s Student Government Association is ensuring that four students currently serving in the N.C. Army National Guard in Afghanistan have lots of holiday reminders from their university family. SGA spearheaded a drive to collect university-logoed apparel, pennants and flags, as well as snacks, drink mixes, toiletries, magazines and games to fill care packages for the soldiers.

Appalachian’s graduate school honors faculty

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Cratis D. Williams Graduate School recently honored seven members of its graduate faculty who have exhibited exemplary service to the university’s graduate students and programs. Their names and awards are as follows:

Runners and Appalachian’s Human Performance Lab add science to the Charlotte Marathon

N.C. RESEARCH CAMPUS—Recently, 55 runners did more than just compete in the annual Charlotte Thunder Road Marathon. They were part of a field trial conducted by the Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Laboratory.

Hayes String Ensemble performs Nov. 28

BOONE—The Hayes String Ensemble from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will perform Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Repertory Orchestra and Concert Band perform Nov. 28

BOONE—The Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and the Appalachian Concert Band will perform Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Faculty book reception celebrates 2011-2012 faculty publications

BOONE—Appalachian State University recently celebrated works of 49 Appalachian faculty members at the 2012 Faculty Book reception. Those honored this year include campus authors and faculty musicians who have published books or creative works in 2011-2012.

Appalachian senior honored for community service

BOONE—Appalachian State University senior Ava Whitehead was one of 17 students from across the state who received North Carolina Campus Compact’s 2012 Community Impact Award. This award recognizes college students who make significant, innovative efforts to address local community needs.

Vest elected regional director of the Association of College Unions International

BOONE—Brad Vest of Fleetwood has been elected to a two-year term as regional director of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). Vest is associate director of student programs at Appalachian State University. He was elected to the position during the ACUI Region 5 meeting held Nov. 2-3 at Northern Kentucky University.

RTF bus tour visits Appalachian

BOONE—Representatives from Research Triangle Foundation (RTF) visited Appalachian State University Thursday as part of the Pathways to Opportunity bus tour, which includes stops in more than 20 N.C. cities or towns. The foundation manages Research Triangle Park (RTP).