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Poet Steven Reigns discusses his work Jan. 29 at Appalachian

BOONE—A reception for poet and educator Steven Reigns will be held Jan. 29 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Smith Gallery located in Appalachian State University’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Video stream of program on advancing civil rights for the LGBT community shown Jan. 19

BOONE—The Appalachian State University and Boone communities are invited to a live streaming of a panel discussion on advancing civil rights for the LGBT community.

Julian Bond to speak at Appalachian’s MLK commemoration Jan. 23

BOONE—Civil rights activist and professor Julian Bond will speak Jan. 23 for the 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration at Appalachian State University.

Future teachers travel the globe for international teaching experiences

BOONE—“Almost home, forever changed” is how Emily Johnson described her international student teaching experience in Costa Rica last spring.

Creative students invent a language and society in honors course

BOONE—Creating a language and related society as part of a junior level honors seminar at Appalachian State University taught students about grammar, language structures, global communities and, in the process, more about each other.

Campus LGBT Center named for Blowing Rock residents

BOONE—A center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and their allies has been named for university benefactors Bo Henderson and Ed Springs of Blowing Rock.

Appalachian’s LGBT Center to be named for local university benefactors and volunteers

BOONE—The LGBT Center located in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union will be named for university benefactors Bo Henderson and Ed Springs of Charlotte and Blowing Rock.

Appalachian 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for study abroad

BOONE—The growing interest of students participating in study abroad at Appalachian State University has once again resulted in recognition by the International Institute of Education (IIE). In its 2014 Open Doors report, Appalachian is ranked 4th among the top 40 master’s degree granting institutions for the total number of students studying abroad in 2012-13, the year the rankings are based.

International Education week at Appalachian

BOONE—International Education Week runs Nov. 17-21 at Appalachian State University. A variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities will be provided to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The public is invited.