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Archive for December, 2016

Appalachian State University recognized for reducing energy use

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University has received a Utility Savings Initiative Achievement award from the N.C. Utility Savings Initiative and the N.C. Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service.

Appalachian State University Board of Trustees holds final meeting of 2016

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian State University Board of Trustees held their final quarterly meeting of the year Dec. 9. During that meeting, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts provided a quarterly update, Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Paul Forte provided an update on student fees and Dr. Christina Rosen and five graduate students in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling presented their clinical mental health research findings.

Appalachian’s Morgan Batley wins national design award

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Morgan Batley, a senior graphic arts and imaging technology major from Mooresville, won a top prize in the 2016 Student Packaging Design Competition of the AICC, the Independent Packaging Association.

Appalachian named one of Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges: 2016 Edition

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University is one of 361 colleges and universities across the nation included in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition.

Appalachian State University named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Schools list

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse.

MLK Challenge to be held Jan. 21 at Appalachian State University

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Approximately 200 students will participate in the annual MLK Challenge at Appalachian State University on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Appalachian State University wins National Science Foundation award for state-of-the-art microscope

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s William C. and Ruth Ann Dewel Microscopy Facility has received a $430,900 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to purchase a new state-of-the-art laser scanning confocal microscope (LSM).

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted Jan. 4

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4.

Computer science students at Appalachian State University gain experience, regional culture benefits

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—About 75 students within Appalachian State University’s Department of Computer Science enhanced the operations of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Center this past semester by creating a web-based management system.