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Saville receives NASW-NC President’s Award

RALEIGH—Shannon Saville has received the National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC) 2014 Presidents’ Award presented to a graduate student pursuing a Master of Social Work degree. Saville will be honored at the NASW-NC Annual Ethics Conference and Awards Luncheon on March 7 in Raleigh.

13th Annual Queer Film Series begins Oct. 23 at Appalachian

BOONE—The 13th Annual Queer Film Series begins Oct. 23 at Appalachian State University with a showing of “Wish Me Away,” the story of Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as gay.

Renkert named interim chair of the Department of Social Work

BOONE—Dr. Lauren Renkert has been named interim chair of the Department of Social Work in the College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University. She replaces Dr. Gail Leedy, who was chair of the department from 2010-12.