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Archive for February, 2013

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra and soloists perform Feb. 28

BOONE—Dr. Chung Park conducts the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Student soloists Kara Kowlaski, Paulina Villarreal and Molly Reid will perform with the orchestra.

Hensley named interim associate dean at Appalachian

BOONE—Associate Professor Gordon Hensley has been named interim associate dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Appalachian State University. He replaces Dr. Garner Dewey who has been named director of the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Hensley will transition from his duties in the Department of Theatre and Dance July 1.

EVENT CANCELED: N.Y. Times bestselling author Marya Hornbacher speaks March 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Counseling Center and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) High Country will sponsor a talk by Marya Hornbacher Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium on campus. In addition to sharing some of her own experiences, Hornbacher will speak on hope and recovery in the lives of people touched by mental illness. The public is invited to attend.

Looking Glass Gallery presents “Cloudy Conscious”

BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery presents “Cloudy Conscious,” an exhibition of works by senior Brittney Flood through March 1 in the gallery located in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union.

Multiple messages provide best method for reinforcing positive health practices

BOONE—What convinced you to get a flu shot this season, or engage in other healthy behaviors?

N.C. State scientist to discuss climate change Feb. 21

BOONE—Award-winning N.C. State University scientist Dr. Robert Bruck will discuss “Climate Change – the Critical Thinking Factor” Thursday, Feb. 21, from 4-5 p.m. in Grandfather Mountain Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The public is invited.

36th annual Appalachian Studies Conference held March 22-24 in Boone

BOONE—The 36th Annual Appalachian Studies Conference with the theme “Communities in Action, Landscapes in Change,” will be held March 22-24 on the Appalachian State University campus.

Dewey named director of Appalachian’s Quality Enhancement Plan

BOONE—Dr. Garner Dewey has been named director of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) at Appalachian State University.

Creative recycling saves campus nearly $45,000

BOONE—There are many ways to recycle and reuse items, and employees of Appalachian State University’s Landscape Services and Motor Pool just might be the masters.