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Appalachian to conduct full test of its emergency notification system Sept. 6

By Jeff Cloninger

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system – including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system – at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6.

Girls on the Run-High Country kicks off fall programs

BOONE, N.C.—Girls on the Run of the High Country (GOTR-HC) announces the start of the fall 2017 season. Approximately 200 girls in third through eighth grade will participate this fall in GOTR-HC programs, which inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running, according to Council Director Mary Sheryl Horine.

Fall Open House to be held Sept. 16

By Sarah Garrow

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s annual Fall Open House activities for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16. The event will be held in the George M. Holmes Convocation Center beginning with a Family Assembly at 9 a.m., followed by an Information Fair from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The day will conclude around 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

Author of ‘One Amazing Thing’ headlines convocation Aug. 21

By Mary Giunca

BOONE, N.C.—Author Dr. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is the keynote speaker at Appalachian State University’s Black and Gold Convocation on Aug. 21 at the Holmes Convocation Center. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Registration now open for Appalachian Energy Center workshops scheduled between Aug. 11 and Sept. 29

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian Energy Center at Appalachian State University is offering five professional development workshops through Sept. 29:

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted Aug. 2

By Jeff Cloninger

BOONE, N.C.— Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2.

Summer Symposium Aug. 5-10 will focus on global history and complex connections in remembering the Holocaust and crises today

By Ellen Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—The 16th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held Aug. 5-10 at the Marriott Hotel in Boone, near the Appalachian State University campus. This year’s symposium puts a particular emphasis on the Holocaust as an event in global history and explores the complex connections between the Jewish refugee crisis of the 1930s and early 1940s with the present refugee crises around the world.

Robert Netherland to present on his book ‘Southern Appalachian Farm Cooking’ July 26

Submitted by Lynn Patterson

BOONE, N.C.—Robert Netherland will share his interpretation of southern cooking in the Appalachian Mountains on Wednesday, July 26, at 3:30 p.m. in the Broyhill Family Room (421) in Belk Library and Information Commons, during a library-sponsored author talk.

Appalachian’s Rosen Sculpture Walk highlights contemporary sculpture at An Appalachian Summer Festival

By Lynn Rees-Jones

BOONE, N.C.—Award-winning sculptor Gregory Elliot, who selected the sculptures for the 31st Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition, will announce winners and offer insights into his choices when he leads the Rosen Sculpture Walk with the juror.