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Archive for September, 2016

Appalachian Wind Ensemble program Oct. 2 to celebrate the life of Dr. William A. Gora with music and reflections of guest speakers

By University Communications

BOONE—The Appalachian Wind Ensemble will present “A Concert in Celebration of Life” for Dr. William A. Gora, its former music director, at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. This is a Hayes School of Music event. Admission is free, and a live stream of the performance will be available at http://music.appstate.edu.

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted Oct. 5

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Enrollment increases, first-year class largest and most diverse in university history

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE—The figures are tallied and enrollment across the board is up at Appalachian State University.

According to data released by the university Sept. 12, total enrollment for academic year 2016 – 17 is the highest ever at 18,295, and the first-year class is the largest and most diverse in Appalachian’s history.

Appalachian Symphony Band to perform Oct. 3 in Rosen Concert Hall

By University Communications

BOONE—Under Dr. Kevin Gray Richardson’s direction, the Appalachian Symphony Band will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free, and a live stream of the performance will be available at http://music.appstate.edu.

Appalachian State University leadership passes resolutions in support of underrepresented students, revises chalking policy

By: Megan Hayes

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees adopted a resolution in support of underrepresented students on Friday, Sept. 23. Appalachian’s Faculty Senate adopted a similar resolution on Monday, Sept. 19. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced a change in the facilities use policy related to chalking messages on university sidewalks.

The Smith Gallery hosts visiting artist Sheryl Oring Sept. 29

By University Communications

BOONE—Sheryl Oring brings her “I Wish to Say Project” to Appalachian State University on Sept. 29 as part of the Smith Gallery’s visiting artist series.

Registration is open for the Annual Black Saturday 5K Run/Walk

By: University Communications

BOONE—Registration is open for the annual Black Saturday 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 1. Proceeds benefit the Recreation Management Scholarship Endowment of the recreation management program in the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University.

Evan Lohmann joins Appalachian’s Office of International Education and Development as assistant director of education abroad

By Mallory Sadler

BOONE—Evan Lohmann joined Appalachian State University’s Office of International Education and Development (OIED) as the new assistant director of education abroad in June.

Appalachian State University assistant communication professor directs another season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy”

By: Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Kelly Davis, an assistant professor of electronic media and broadcasting in the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, has directed the third season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy,” which begins airing at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 on UNC-TV.