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Warner to chair Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance

BOONE—Kevin Warner has been named chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance effective July 1.

Pianist Bair Shagdaron performs April 26

BOONE—Major works for piano by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin will be performed by pianist Bair Shagdron April 26 at Appalachian State University.

Jazz vocal ensemble performs April 29

BOONE—The 17-member Jazz Vocal Ensemble at Appalachian State University performs its last concert of the spring semester April 29 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. The free performance begins at 8 p.m.

SECU members partner with Appalachian for $1.76 million teacher education scholarship program

RALEIGH—Through well-established traditions of investing in teacher education, the SECU Foundation and Appalachian State University are working together to bring a new rural teacher education scholarship program to Western North Carolina and the Appalachian region – the SECU Appalachian Partnership.

Faculty restructure biology curriculum for science and non-science majors

BOONE—Changes to modernize the biology curriculum and address a variety of learners has resulted in a restructuring of the four-year biology curriculum at Appalachian State University, starting with the introductory courses. The work of a team of biology faculty is part of the nationwide Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE) initiative to rethink the way biology is taught at the university level.

Appalachian Gospel Choir performs April 26

BOONE—Works by contemporary gospel composer Kirk Franklin are among those that the Appalachian Gospel Choir will perform April 26, during a 6 p.m. performance at Appalachian State University. The performance will be in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Chamber and university singers perform April 23

BOONE—The Chamber Singers and University Singers from Appalachian State University will perform April 23 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Collegium Musicum performs April 24 at Appalachian

BOONE—Works from the 17th and 18th centuries comprise the April 24 performance by Collegium Musicum at Appalachian State University.

Race to Zero team named a finalist in national competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Race to Zero team was named one of four Grand Winner Finalists in the national Race to Zero competition held April 18-20. A total of 33 teams from across the United States and Canada participated in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) student design competition held at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20.