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Archive for October, 2016

Nancy Bargerstock, violin, and Bair Shagdaron, piano, to present faculty performance Oct. 19 at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE—Dr. Nancy Bargerstock, violin, and Dr. Bair Shagdaron, piano, will present a faculty performance at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 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.

Appalachian Trumpet Choir to perform in Rosen Concert Hall Oct. 17

By University Communications

BOONE—The Appalachian Trumpet Choir of Appalachian State University will perform music from several periods at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the university campus. This is a Hayes School of Music event. Admission is free.

Appalachian State University to celebrate homecoming week Oct. 17-22

By: Megan Hayes

BOONE—Appalachian State University will welcome alumni and friends to join in a week of homecoming festivities. The celebration begins Oct. 17 with a “Chill & Grill” social event on Sanford Mall at 4 p.m. and ends with the popular National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) step show at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Other popular annual events include the Homecoming parade, LipSync competition and APPtoberfest. At 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22, the Mountaineer football team will take on the Idaho Vandals in Kidd Brewer Stadium, known as The Rock.

Sustainable Food Week kicks off with National Food Day and public lecture Oct. 24

By: Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Appalachian State University, in partnership with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, will present Sustainable Food Week Oct. 24-29. The campus community and the public are invited to participate in both on- and off-campus events throughout the week, beginning with Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan’s public keynote, “Conservation You Can Taste,” on Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons.

Appalachian State University takes pledge as healthy campus partner

Joins growing list of institutions and organizations working to improve the health of campus communities

By: Dr. Alex Howard

BOONE—Appalachian State University took the American College Health Association’s Healthy Campus Pledge and is now considered a Healthy Campus 2020 Partner. This pledge demonstrates a campus’ commitment toward achieving the Healthy Campus 2020 goals and objectives. Appalachian has joined a growing group of diverse, motivated institutions and organizations working every day to move campuses across our nation toward better health. This list includes neighboring institutions N.C. State University and Wake Forest University, as well as many more around the country.

Jazz Ensemble II to perform in free recital Oct. 25

By: University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Jazz Ensemble II will perform an evening of jazz favorites at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Appalachian Flute Ensemble presents free recital Oct. 20

By: University Communications

BOONE—Contemporary, classical and Celtic compositions for flute will be performed by the Hayes School of Music’s Appalachian Flute Ensemble Oct. 20. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Hayes School of Music presents free faculty recital Oct. 23

By: Megan Hayes

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Dr. Bethany Wiese on tuba, accompanied by Dr. Junie Cho on piano. The performance will take place Sunday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Coopers, Maness receive Honorary Alumni Awards at Appalachian State University

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Appalachian State University presented the Alumni Association’s Honorary Alumni Award to Faye and John Cooper of Valle Crucis and The Honorable Roy James Maness of Troy during a Sept. 30 celebration at the university’s Appalachian House.