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Archive for 2015

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra string auditions

Students and members of the university community who play violin, viola, cello or double bass and are interested in joining the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra for its spring semester rehearsals and concerts are invited to participate in auditions Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016.

Appalachian students partner with community nonprofits

BOONE—Appalachian State University juniors and seniors who were enrolled in Principles of Fund Raising, an upper-level class offered in the university’s Department of Communication, raised almost $5,000 for area nonprofits this fall.

Appalachian hosts Northwest Regional Science and Engineering Fair

BOONE—A total of 379 students from 81 schools participated in the Northwest Regional Science and Engineering Fair hosted Dec. 15 by Appalachian State University’s Math and Science Education Center.

Appalachian Child Development Center raises $2,000 for St. Jude

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Child Development Center (CDC) raised more than $2,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon. Funds raised will support the research and treatment of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Appalachian named a “Best College Value”

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 300 institutions named a “Best College Value” in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list for 2016.

Appalachian’s Foundation Board elects new officers, board members

BOONE—Four officers and five new members have been elected to the Appalachian State University Foundation Board of Directors.

Appalachian’s graduates are the university’s most enduring legacy

Amid celebratory cheers and applause, members of the class of 2015 graduated during ceremonies held Dec. 12 at Appalachian State University. Nearly 1,730 students who completed degree requirements this summer and fall were invited to participate in the ceremonies.

Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian to offer Master of Health Administration

BOONE—The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved a new Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree at Appalachian State University during its December meeting in Chapel Hill Dec. 11.

The MHA is the second new degree approved for the Beaver College of Health Sciences during the past year, following approval of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in January.

Appalachian will test its emergency notification system Jan. 13

BOONE—Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system – including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system – Wed., Jan. 13, at 11:55 a.m.

The siren test will consist of a 75-second discontinuous air horn tone followed by a pre-recorded voice message that says, “This is a test. This is a test of the emergency warning system. This is only a test.”