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Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance hosts scholarship fundraiser Dec. 3

By Gordon Hensley

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the fundraiser “Roxanne’s Rivalry” in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the show help fund five annual scholarships for students majoring in theatre education.

Appalachian ranks 3rd among master’s degree-granting institutions for study-abroad participation

By University Communications

BOONE—The strength of Appalachian State University’s study-abroad programs and student interest in global living and learning has placed the university near the top of rankings released Nov. 14 by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Appalachian State University marks Veterans Day with grand opening of Student Veteran Resource Center

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Appalachian State University, bolstering efforts to help veterans succeed in its classrooms and beyond, marked Veterans Day with the grand opening of the Major General Edward M. Reeder Jr. Student Veteran Resource Center.

German diplomat to speak at Kristallnacht commemoration Nov. 10

By University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a gathering and commemoration of Kristallnacht, the November 1938 anti-Jewish pogroms in Nazi Germany, Nov. 10 from 4-5 p.m. at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. The event will feature Klaus Becker, the Federal Republic of Germany’s Honorary Consul to North Carolina. The public is invited.

Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to appear Nov. 10 in Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Robert Olen Butler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has written 16 novels and six volumes of short fiction. He describes “Perfume River,” his latest novel, as “the best book I’ve ever written.” There are likely many reasons.

Ceremony recognizes Appalachian State University’s Willie C. Fleming Scholars

By Elisabeth Wall

BOONE—Seven Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship recipients were recognized at a ceremony Friday, Oct. 21, in the Solarium of the Plemmons Student Union – four of whom potentially will complete four years at Appalachian State University incurring no in-state tuition and fees.

Guy Miron, prominent Holocaust scholar, to speak at Appalachian State University Nov. 1

By University Communications

BOONE—Guy Miron, one of Israel’s most prominent Holocaust scholars, will lecture at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons on the campus of Appalachian State University. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is organized by Appalachian’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies.

Carol Tyler, graphic novelist, to appear Nov. 3 in Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Back around 2003, when graphic novelist Carol Tyler received a call from her father, Chuck Tyler, the conversation took a surprising turn.

Appalachian State University, Boone Mall to mark Veterans Day with ceremonies

By University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will mark Veterans Day this year with two ceremonies on campus, and another Veterans Day ceremony will take place at the Boone Mall. Each event is free and open to the public. Veterans Day is Nov. 11.