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Archive for April, 2015

Campus alert system tested May 6

BOONE—Appalachian State University will conduct a test of its campus siren warning system Wednesday, May 6, at 11:45 a.m.

Appalachian Gospel Choir performs April 26

BOONE—Works by contemporary gospel composer Kirk Franklin are among those that the Appalachian Gospel Choir will perform April 26, during a 6 p.m. performance at Appalachian State University. The performance will be in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Chamber and university singers perform April 23

BOONE—The Chamber Singers and University Singers from Appalachian State University will perform April 23 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Collegium Musicum performs April 24 at Appalachian

BOONE—Works from the 17th and 18th centuries comprise the April 24 performance by Collegium Musicum at Appalachian State University.

Race to Zero team named a finalist in national competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Race to Zero team was named one of four Grand Winner Finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20. A total of 33 teams from across the United States and Canada participated in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) student design competition held at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20.

Community Music School holding an Open House on April 26

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Community Music School (CMS) will hold an open house on Sunday, April 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at its facility at 134 Doctor’s Drive in Boone. Interim director Laura Chu Stokes and CMS instructors will be on hand to answer questions about CMS’ instrumental offerings, in addition information registration for both summer and fall lessons. Tours will be offered by current students.

Still Point receives official recognition as new faculty/staff organization

BOONE – Still Point, a collaborative for contemplative inquiry, has received official recognition by Appalachian State University as a campus-wide faculty/staff organization.

Everts installed as Appalachian’s seventh chancellor

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s seventh chancellor, Dr. Sheri N. Everts, was formally installed into office during ceremonies Friday, April 17, on campus.

The University of North Carolina System President Thomas W. Ross presided over the installation of Everts saying, “There is not a doubt in my mind that Sheri Everts is the right person to lead Appalachian State University today and in the years ahead.”

Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship awarded to Appalachian’s Allie Garrett

BOONE—Allie Garrett of Sylva, a soon-to-be-graduate of Appalachian State University’s sustainable development program, has been awarded the Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowship for 2015-17.