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Devin K. Hoffman of Franklinton awarded $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

BOONE—The Excellence in Education Foundation has awarded Appalachian State University junior geology major Devin K. Hoffman of Franklinton a $7,500 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. He is one of only 252 undergraduate sophomores and juniors across the nation and three in North Carolina to receive the award this year.

Students share the stage with dozens of statewide theatres in collaborative “Shakespeare Marathon: 38 Plays in Five Days”

RALEIGH—Twenty current students and recent graduates of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University participated in two different productions performed as part of the “Shakespeare Marathon: 38 Plays in Five Days” at the North Carolina Museum of History. Over a 118-hour period of non-stop, round-the-clock theatre, every one of Shakespeare’s plays was performed live in the sequential order of their writing.

Yom HaShoah at Appalachian begins April 30 with play by second-generation Holocaust survivor

BOONE—For this year’s Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies has worked with partners throughout North Carolina to organize two events. The public is invited.

Appalachian Chorale to perform May 3

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Appalachian Chorale will perform Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

Community Music School to present recital April 30

BOONE—Students in the Community Music School in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a recital Saturday, April 30, in Broyhill Music Center on campus. Admission is free.

Hayes School of Music to present “Cornocopia” May 4

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music will present a recital titled “Cornocopia: An Evening of Music for the Horn” Wednesday, May 4, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

Cuban professors visit Appalachian State University for sustainability tour

BOONE—Professors from Universidad de la Habana visited Appalachian State University recently to learn about Appalachian’s sustainable technology programs. Appalachian was one of only a few campuses the professors toured.

Appalachian student Kasia Sweeny to receive Celia Moh Scholarship

BOONE—Appalachian State University student Kasia Sweeny of Hamilton, New Jersey, has been selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year.

Sweeny is a senior majoring in industrial design with a concentration in furniture. The scholarship will pay for Sweeny’s tuition, room and board, books and fees for the 2016-17 school year.

Professor emerita Patricia D. Beaver receives WNCHA award for outstanding achievement

BOONE—Appalachian State University professor emerita Patricia D. Beaver has received the 2016 Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) award for outstanding achievement.

Since 1954, WNCHA has presented this annual award to recognize the significant contributions of both individuals and organizations in preserving and promoting the history of the Appalachian mountain region.