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“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” to be presented Dec. 5 and 6

BOONE—The Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe (AWTT) at Appalachian State University presents the 1993 comedy “Five Women Wearing The Same Dress” by playwright Alan Ball about five bridesmaids hiding in a bedroom during a wedding reception.

International education is key to preparing global citizens

BOONE—The internationalization of higher education has become an imperative, according to the associate vice chancellor for international education at Appalachian State University. Speaking at a luncheon during International Education Week on campus, Jesse Lutabingwa said providing global learning opportunities has become part of the university’s fabric.

Want to bring an international volunteer to Boone? AIESEC seeks support for Global Citizen program

BOONE—AIESEC at Appalachian State University is looking for support to start its international volunteer program, Global Citizen. Support may include offering volunteer opportunities with High Country nonprofits, becoming a host family, or providing monetary sponsorships.

Appalachian remains 4th among master’s degree granting institutions for study abroad participation

BOONE—The strength of Appalachian State University’s study abroad programs and student interest in living and learning in a different culture has placed the university near the top of rankings released Nov. 16 by the Institute of International Education.

A veteran’s commitment continues long after military service ends

BOONE—A veteran’s commitment to serve doesn’t stop when he or she leaves the military. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Vickie Hughes, now associate professor in the Department of Nursing faculty at Appalachian State University, illustrated that point with a story she told during a Veterans Day ceremony on campus.

Joseph Bathanti collaborates on veteran-focused literary project

RALEIGH—Words from veterans across North Carolina were transformed into the acclaimed theatrical production “Deployed” and now are the focus of a new video released by the North Carolina Arts Council. This video celebrates the service of veterans of all ages as Veterans Day is observed on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Hutchins receives National Translation Award

BOONE—William M. Hutchins, a professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, has received the National Translation Award from the American Literary Translators Association in the prose category. The award recognizes his Arabic to English translation of “The New Waw: Saharan Oasis” by Ibrahim al-Koni.

Global Film Series presents “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”

BOONE—The Global Film Series, a cooperative campus effort to provide a blend of cinema from around the world, will present “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium. Admission is free.

Appalachian senior honored for community service

ELON—Appalachian State University senior Kelsey Trevethan has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to community engagement.