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Guin Thi: Finding ‘home’ on Appalachian’s campus

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—By the time she arrived on campus, ready to begin her college journey, Appalachian State University freshman Guin Thi had exceeded the hopes and dreams of her family. Now she is realizing her own dream, learning more about a profession that has intrigued her since childhood: architectural design. She is majoring in building sciences in Appalachian’s architectural technology and design program.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance announces spring season

By Nancye Edwards and Keith Martin

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present four shows between Feb. 22 and April 30, in either the Valborg Theatre or the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the university campus. Productions include “Silence,” “The Mischief Makers,” “Flight from the Mahabarath,” and a performance by the Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble.

Q&A with poet Rose McLarney, Visiting Writers Series guest March 2

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—On March 2, poet Rose McLarney will kick off the spring portion of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted March 1

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1.

Miguel Zenón Quartet to perform at Appalachian March 7

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The quartet of acclaimed jazz saxophonist/composer Miguel Zenón will perform at 8 p.m. March 7 in support of “Típico,” their new album, in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian design students take home awards at international competition

By Meghan McCandless

BOONE, N.C.—Four seniors enrolled in the Department of Applied Design’s Interior Design Program at Appalachian State University have received top honors in the Planning and Visual Education (PAVE) 2016 Student Design Competition.

Appalachian’s doctoral program hosts open house for prospective students March 2

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Have you considered earning an doctor of education degree, or Ed.D.? Appalachian State University’s Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership will host an open house for prospective students Thursday, March 2, from 4 – 6 p.m.

Graduate certificate in strategic communication now offered online at Appalachian State University

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University now offers an online graduate certificate in strategic communication as part of its distance education program.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Silence’ Feb. 22-26

By Nancye Edwards

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its first spring stage production, “Silence” by British playwright Moira Buffini, Feb. 22–25 at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in Valborg Theater. Ticket prices for this dark comedy are $10 for students and $17 for adults.