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Archive for March, 2013

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents “Luna” April 5-7

BOONE—Ramon Esquivel’s heartwarming story “Luna,” about a lonely little girl’s struggle to find her place in the world, will be presented by Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) and the Department of Theatre and Dance in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus April 5-7.

Digital Humanities Symposium held April 5 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Humanities Council will sponsor a daylong Digital Humanities Symposium on Friday, April 5. Symposium events begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Linville Falls Room in Plemmons Student Union. This event is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Art lecture series begins April 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—Learn about ceramic art and glass sculpture during a spring lecture series sponsored by the Department of Art and the Department of Technology and Environmental Design at Appalachian State University. The public is invited.

Writer and art curator Tom Patterson lectures April 11 at Appalachian

BOONE—Writer and art curator Tom Patterson will discuss the Black Mountain College Festival and the influence it had on his career Thursday, April 11, at Appalachian State University.

African Art Symposium: Symbol and Surface held April 6 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Catherine J. Smith Gallery and Department of Art present the African Art Symposium: Symbol and Surface on Saturday, April 6. This symposium is held in conjunction with the opening of dual exhibits at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) on campus. The event will take placefrom 1 – 5:30 p.m. in the TCVA Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Campus blood drive April 3

BOONE—Roll up your sleeve for a good cause. The American Red Cross Club and Gamma Beta Phi are hosting a blood drive April 3 in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom at Appalachian State University.

5K fundraiser May 4 benefits Huntington’s Disease research

BOONE—The recreation management program at Appalachian State University will sponsor the annual Tom Moore 5K fundraiser May 4 at the Boone Greenway. Parking will be at Burnley-Clawson Park at the greenway.

Faculty emerita/emeritus status granted by the Board of Trustees

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees granted emerita or emeritus status during its March 22 meeting to 14 members of the faculty.

Alumni pledge $3 million to Appalachian

Commitment is largest gift made to the university by graduates

BOONE—Brad and Carole Wilson of Raleigh have pledged $3 million to Appalachian State University and the Campaign for Appalachian. Their commitment is the largest made to the university by alumni. The Wilsons, both members of the Class of 1975, are co-chairs of Appalachian’s comprehensive fundraising campaign.