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Fundraising class raises $8,000 for High Country nonprofits

By Rev. Dr. Christina May

BOONE, N.C.—Students in Appalachian State University’s Principles of Fund Raising class, an upper-level class within the Department of Communication, raised $8,000 for local nonprofit organizations during the spring semester.

Cross-institutional research in physics and astronomy leads to best undergraduate student paper

By Ellen Gwin Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—Hunter Stark, an Appalachian State University sophomore communication major from Charlotte, and James Howe, a Southwestern Community College senior and triple major in electronics, computer, and network engineering technology from Miami, Florida, have been awarded the best undergraduate student paper from the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers.

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.

New portable TV studio helps Appalachian students develop industry standard broadcast skills

By: Meghan McCandless

BOONE, N.C.—AppTV Chief Engineer and Production Manager Rob Gelber is confident that students’ ability to produce shows outside the studio is a skill essential to their future. Using a recently purchased portable studio, he’s partnering with campus organizations to ensure budding broadcast journalists have ample opportunity to learn outside the classroom.

Faculty and alumna of Appalachian’s Department of Communication benefit from being named Kopenhaver Fellows

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Three faculty members in the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University and one of the department’s alumna are now enjoying the benefits of two organizations advocating for them and other early- and mid-career women working in communication fields.

Appalachian State University assistant communication professor directs another season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy”

By: Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Kelly Davis, an assistant professor of electronic media and broadcasting in the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, has directed the third season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy,” which begins airing at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 on UNC-TV.

Presidential debate viewing and discussion to take place Sept. 26 on Appalachian’s campus

By: University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a public viewing and discussion of the U.S. Presidential debate in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Sept. 26.

AppTV expands presence in North Carolina and Tennessee

BOONE—In partnership with SkyBest Communications, Inc., Appalachian State University’s television station, AppTV, will expand its programming to Ashe, Alleghany and Johnson counties in Tennessee as well as increase coverage in Avery and Watauga counties.

10th annual Kellar Radio Talent Institute prepares participants for the airwaves

BOONE—More than 20 university students and recent graduates came together to kick off the 10th annual Kellar Radio Talent Institute at the Beasley Media Complex on Appalachian State University’s campus in late May. The institute is a 10-day workshop, training and networking event hosted by the Department of Communication in the College of Fine and Applied Arts.