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Dana Clark receives Barentine Special Achievement Award

BOONE—Dr. Dana Clark, professor of hospitality and tourism management in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, has received the Barentine Special Achievement Award from the Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC).

Appalachian Philharmonia performs works by Beethoven Oct. 26

BOONE—It is an all-Beethoven program when the Appalachian Philharmonia performs Oct. 26 at Appalachian State University.

Jazz Ensemble II performs Oct. 28

BOONE—Jazz and brass go hand in hand for the Oct. 28 Appalachian Jazz Ensemble II concert at Appalachian State University.

Octubafest held Oct. 27

BOONE—Put 14 euphonium and tuba players on stage and you’ll know it’s time for the annual Octubafest at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian receives federal grant to increase marriage and family therapists in rural areas

BOONE—The marriage and family therapy program (MFT) at Appalachian State University has received a Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals and Paraprofessionals grant award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Hayes School of Music’s saxophone choir performs Oct. 26

BOONE—Dr. Scott Kallestad and members of the Appalachian State University Saxophone Choir will perform Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Students perform woodwind chamber music Oct. 23

BOONE—Woodwind students from the Hayes School of Music will perform Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Artist Janet Echelman presents ‘Reshaping Public Space’ Oct. 29

BOONE—Artist Janet Echelman will present the lecture “Reshaping Public Space” Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom at Appalachian State University. Echelman will discuss her work that intersects fine art, ancient craft, technology, architecture and public art.

Walker College of Business featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools”

BOONE—The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University is featured in the Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” This honors the college as one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to the review.