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2016 Momentum Dance Showcase — rescheduled for Jan. 30

BOONE—The 2016 Momentum Dance Showcase, originally scheduled for Jan. 22 and 23, has been postponed due to weather until Saturday, Jan. 30. There will be two performances in Appalachian State University’s Varsity Gymnasium dance studio, room 208: one at 5 p.m. and one at 7:30 p.m. Momentum is a campus-wide student dance organization. The annual dance showcase will feature nine original works choreographed and performed by students.

Three-minute thesis competition held Jan. 21 at Appalachian

BOONE—Seventeen graduate students at Appalachian State University will have three minutes to explain their research or scholarly/creative projects as part of the 3MT Three Minute Thesis competition to be held Jan. 21 at Appalachian State University.

“Manual-Pixeling” exhibit on display at Looking Glass Gallery

BOONE—The Looking Glass Gallery (LGG) in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union presents “Manual-Pixeling,” an exhibition featuring work by Taekyeom Lee. The exhibit will be on view Jan. 13 – Feb. 17. A reception will be held at the gallery Feb. 17 from 7:30-9 p.m. The public is invited.

This event has been canceled: Author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson to deliver MLK Commemoration Speech Jan. 21

BOONE—This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.


Michael Eric Dyson, an American academic, author and radio host, will deliver the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Speech Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. His talk is sponsored by Appalachian’s Office of Multicultural Student Development. Admission is free.

Organist J. William Greene presents a guest recital Jan. 19 at Appalachian

BOONE—J. William Greene, organist and choirmaster at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, will present a guest recital Jan 19 at Appalachian State University.

The Hayes School of Music event will begin at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Appalachian will test its emergency notification system Jan. 13

BOONE—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 – Wed., Jan. 13, at 11:55 a.m.

The siren test will consist of a 75-second discontinuous air horn tone followed by a pre-recorded voice message that says, “This is a test. This is a test of the emergency warning system. This is only a test.”

Take a Break with the Chancellor

BOONE—Grab a friend and “Take a Break with the Chancellor” on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. in the atrium of Belk Library and Information Commons. Free snacks, coffee and tea will be provided.

The event with Chancellor Sheri N. Everts and college deans is one of several activities that are part of Belk Library’s Library Cares week Dec. 6-9, an opportunity for students to achieve balance, relaxation and success during exam week.

More than 1,700 students will receive an Appalachian diploma Dec. 12

BOONE—Appalachian State University diplomas will be awarded this month to 1,321 undergraduates who will complete their degree requirements in December, and 407 graduate students who completed degree requirements in either August or December.

Annual Holiday Scholarship Concert presented Dec. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music presents its annual Holiday Scholarship Concert Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Schaefer Center or by calling 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.