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Appalachian freshmen move in with help from hundreds of volunteers

carryline_t.jpgBOONE—Hundreds of student, faculty, staff, parent and alumni volunteers made move-in day a little less stressful for more than 2,800 freshmen who arrived on campus Aug. 20.

Alumni memorial scholarships awarded to incoming freshmen at Appalachian

BOONE—Six incoming freshmen at Appalachian State University have each been awarded an Alumni Memorial Scholarship.

Work begins to access goals and learning objectives of Appalachian’s General Education curriculum

WAC_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University’s new General Education curriculum was implemented in fall 2009. The next step is to begin accessing how the goals and learning objectives of the new curriculum are being met.

“Mudbound” selected for Appalachian’s 2010 Summer Reading Program

Mudbound_t.jpgBOONE—“Mudbound” by Hillary Jordan has been selected for the 2010 Summer Reading Program at Appalachian State University.

Gonzalez named coordinator of First Year Seminar Program

BOONE—Joseph Gonzalez has been named coordinator of the First Year Seminar Program at Appalachian State University effective Jan. 4, 2010. He replaces Lynn Moss Sanders who held the position for the past year.

Appalachian’s Office of General Education honors two faculty members with teaching awards

Facultyawards_t.jpgBOONE—The Office of General Education at Appalachian State University recently honored two faculty members for their attention and dedication to first year students.

Former school teacher honors parents and supports future teachers with scholarship

alexander_scholars_t.jpgBOONE—A daughter’s love for her parents and an appreciation for the sacrifices they made to send their children to college has resulted in a scholarship for prospective teachers attending Appalachian State University.

Incoming freshmen hone math skills in special summer program at Appalachian

summerbridge_t.jpgBOONE—Aimee Messier had second thoughts about spending part of her summer in an academic camp for entering freshmen at Appalachian State University.

Now she is glad she did. Messier of Concord says the experience in the Appalachian Undergraduate Academy of Science’s summer bridge program has helped prepare her for her first year at Appalachian.

Appalachian freshmen move to campus Aug. 21

Move In Fall 08_t.jpgBOONE—New student move-in day will be Friday, Aug. 21, at Appalachian State University. Officials expect to enroll 2,750 students in the freshman class.