BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Community Music School (CMS) will hold an open house on Sunday, April 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at its facility at 134 Doctor’s Drive in Boone. Interim director Laura Chu Stokes and CMS instructors will be on hand to answer questions about CMS’ instrumental offerings, in addition information registration for both summer and fall lessons. Tours will be offered by current students.
By Susan King, Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance
BOONE—Derrick C. Jones, a 1979 graduate of Appalachian State University, will return April 12-18 for a residency featuring lectures and presentations on the Negro Leagues baseball era for audiences on campus, at public schools and in the community.
BOONE—Spend a dollar on education at Appalachian State University and that dollar will yield another $6.40 in benefits to taxpayers, or a 15.9 percent return on investment, according to an economic impact value of higher education conducted by the Idaho-based company Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) for the University of North Carolina system.