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Campus emergency siren test conducted Oct. 7

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 11:55 a.m.

The campus drill also will include a recorded message indicating the beginning and end of the test.

Appalachian commemorates integration with Oct. 2 ceremony

BOONE—Imagine you are attending Appalachian State University in the spring of 1965. Enrollment is just shy of 3,060 students. A total of 369 are enrolled in graduate school.

Now imagine you are an African-American attending what was then Appalachian State Teachers College as integration was spreading across the South.

Nominations sought for Appalachian’s Global Leadership awards

BOONE—Nominees are sought for the Global Leadership awards at Appalachian State University. The awards recognize students, faculty and staff who have made a significant contribution to advance global learning at the university.

The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 14. The awards will be presented during the Appalachian Global Symposium Nov. 18

The Appalachian Symphony Band performs Oct. 5

BOONE—Compositions arranged for band based on original works for piano, choir, symphony and King Henry VIII’s court are featured in an Appalachian Symphony Band concert called “Borrowed and Blurred!” The program begins at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. Admission is free.

Appalachian’s fall CareerFest brings employers to campus

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s fall career fair, CareerFest, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center on campus.

The event will feature 130 employers and showcase internship and employment opportunities for Appalachian students and alumni. Participating organizations represent diverse areas including technology, healthcare, human services, transportation, construction, retail, consumer products, and the government and nonprofit sectors.

Registration is open for the annual running of The Knob

BOONE—On Oct. 2 at 4:30 p.m. runners and walkers of all ages are invited to be part of the 9th annual running of The Knob. As the third and final race of the 2015 High Country Triple Crown series, The Knob is a great way to kick off Appalachian State University’s Homecoming Weekend.

“An Enemy of the People” to be presented Sept. 30-Oct. 4

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “An Enemy of the People,” playwright Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 masterpiece about an eco-conscious doctor who uncovers a controversial secret. Under the direction of Dr. Kin-Yan Szeto, this timely play will be performed in the Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus from Sept. 30- Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Oct. 4.

Lettuce Learn to host garden-based professional development series for educators

BOONE—Appalachian State University and Lettuce Learn are offering a series of four-hour workshops to help educators incorporate gardening into their curriculum. From 1-5 p.m. Sept. 26, Lettuce Learn, Appalachian’s Mathematics and Science Education Center and Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department will host “Local Food Systems 101,” the first of four “Lettuce Learn Garden SMARTs” workshops at a local small-scale family farm in Zionville.

Cheeseman presents faculty recital Oct. 4

BOONE—Clarinetist Andrea Cheeseman will present a faculty recital Oct. 4 at Appalachian State University.

Cheeseman is a member of the Hayes School of Music faculty. Her recital will begin at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.