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Archive for October, 2014

Assistant art professor awarded grant for research on post-digital art

BOONE—Assistant Professor of Art Tricia Treacy recently received a 2014 Craft Research Fund project grant for $10,000 to research hand-produced art in an age of digital technology. She is collaborating with Ashley John Pigford, an associate professor of visual communications at the University of Delaware.

Award-winning filmmaker Randy Benson presents “The Searchers” Nov. 4

BOONE—Documentary filmmaker Randy Benson will present his film “The Searchers” Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons Room 114 at Appalachian State University.

Dana Clark receives Barentine Special Achievement Award

BOONE—Dr. Dana Clark, professor of hospitality and tourism management in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has received the Barentine Special Achievement Award from the Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC).

Symposium for faculty and staff focuses on Appalachian’s transfer student population

BOONE—Faculty and staff at Appalachian State University are invited to learn about the university’s transfer student population during a transfer symposium Oct. 24 in Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom.

Appalachian Philharmonia performs works by Beethoven Oct. 26

BOONE—It is an all-Beethoven program when the Appalachian Philharmonia performs Oct. 26 at Appalachian State University.

Jazz Ensemble II performs Oct. 28

BOONE—Jazz and brass go hand in hand for the Oct. 28 Appalachian Jazz Ensemble II concert at Appalachian State University.

Octubafest held Oct. 27

BOONE—Put 14 euphonium and tuba players on stage and you’ll know it’s time for the annual Octubafest at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian receives federal grant to increase marriage and family therapists in rural areas

BOONE—The marriage and family therapy program (MFT) at Appalachian State University has received a Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals and Paraprofessionals grant award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Hayes School of Music’s saxophone choir performs Oct. 26

BOONE—Dr. Scott Kallestad and members of the Appalachian State University Saxophone Choir will perform Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.