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Archive for 2014

Engineering internship at NCCET helps high school students change a 6-year-old’s life

LENOIR—A high school internship at the N.C. Center for Engineering and Technology (NCCET) in Lenoir has helped a 6-year-old gain a hand.

Faculty Learning Community helps professors support students’ differing learning styles

BOONE—A group of faculty members at Appalachian State University has spent the past two years stepping out of their comfort zone to explore an approach to teaching that makes learning more accessible to students.

71 Appalachian students participate in 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

BOONE—A total of 71 undergraduate Appalachian State University students representing 13 different departments/programs made research presentations at the 10th Annual State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on the N.C. State University campus Nov. 22.

Commencement ceremonies to be held Dec. 13 at Appalachian

BOONE—Nearly 1,400 students will receive degrees during Appalachian State University’s commencement Dec. 13 in the Holmes Convocation Center on campus.

Campus emergency siren test conducted Dec. 3

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 11:55 a.m.

The campus drill also will include a recorded message indicating the beginning and end of the test.

Marching Mountaineers to perform in London New Year’s Day Parade

BOONE—Not long after holiday gifts are exchanged and New Year’s resolutions made, about 60 members of the Appalachian State University Marching Mountaineers will board an overseas flight for a performance in the 29th London New Year’s Day Parade.

Appalachian Chorale performs Dec. 2

BOONE—The Appalachian Chorale will perform works by Johann Adolf Hasse, Franz Biebl and Felix Mendelssohn at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

EPA P3 grant helps researchers at Appalachian explore affordable alternative energy options

BOONE—Making a living as the owner of a small farm can be a hit or miss proposition. Farm owners must battle the weather, pests and rising energy costs as they bring their crops to market.

Appalachian Symphony Band and Trombone Choir perform Dec. 3

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Band’s Dec. 3 program, “Hymns, Carols, and Elves!,” features whimsical, spiritual and rousing works for brass, woodwinds and percussionists.