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Archive for August, 2013

Appalachian places 18th in Sierra magazine’s green ranking

BOONE—Appalachian State University has placed 18th in Sierra magazine’s seventh annual ranking of America’s greenest colleges. According to a news release from the magazine, the ranking spotlights forward-thinking universities that are making a difference for the planet and emphasizing environmental responsibility.

Appalachian’s Lyndsie White named to the AIG Women’s Collegiate All-Americans team

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE—Until two years ago, Lyndsie White had never touched a rugby ball. That all changed when the senior industrial design major at Appalachian State University discovered the sport of women’s rugby and joined the AHO Women’s Rugby team, a club sport at the university.

Inalare chamber trio performs Sept. 3

BOONE—The chamber trio Inalare will present a concert titled “Dreams and Images” Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Appalachian offers physical education program for home schooled children

BOONE—The physical education program at Appalachian State University will offer its Home School Physical Education Program for the 2013-14 academic year.

Anderson named Aeschleman Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Appalachian

BOONE—A focus on excellence in teaching and providing students a high-quality education are among the factors that interested Dr. Cynthia M. Anderson in a new position in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology.

Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar speaks Sept. 10 at Appalachian’s convocation

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s fall convocation will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center on campus.

Chancellor Search Committee membership announced

BOONE—Full membership of the chancellor search committee at Appalachian State University has been announced by Appalachian’s Board of Trustees Chairman Michael Steinback. The committee, chaired by Steinback, will consist of 21 members.

Appalachian Chorale accepting new members

BOONE—Are you interested in singing in a choir? The Appalachian Chorale at Appalachian State University is a large choral ensemble open to all students, faculty and members of the High Country community.

Bates helps lead efforts to protect higher education data and improve information security

BOONE—Protecting the integrity of student, institutional and research data has been a priority for Cathy Bates for more than 20 years.