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Registration opens for the High Country Triple Crown running series

BOONE—The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services (IHHS) at Appalachian State University announces the High Country Triple Crown, a series of three challenging and fun races covering beautiful mountain terrain. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, an afterschool program that inspires girls in the 3rd-8th grade to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Appalachian and University of Havana sign exchange agreement

BOONE—Sixteen years after first exploring an academic partnership in Cuba, representatives from Appalachian State University and the University of Havana have embarked on a formal educational partnership.

Memorial Day ceremony held May 25 on campus

BOONE—Lt. Col. David Cox from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program will be the guest speaker at a Memorial Day ceremony on campus.

The event begins Monday, May 25, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building.

Twenty students from Appalachian receive SECU Internship Program award

BOONE—Twenty students from Appalachian State University have been selected to participate in a pilot summer internship program being funded by the State Employee Credit Union Foundation (SECU).

Ballet, jazz, samba and swing are part of the Summer Dance Series at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series at Appalachian State University begins June 2 with African dance taught by Sherone Price. The series, which runs through June 25, is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

‘Blossom’ wins 11th annual Wilsonart Chair Design Competition

Competition challenged Appalachian State University students to design chairs inspired by their personal interpretation of regionalism in North Carolina.

NEW YORK—A visually arresting collection of one-of-a-kind chairs – each conceived and built with Wilsonart® Laminate by senior industrial design majors at Appalachian State University – will be showcased at the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 16-19 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.

Everhart to chair new department in the College of Fine and Applied Arts

BOONE—Chad Everhart, associate professor and program coordinator of building science, has been named chairman of the newly created Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment in Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts. His appointment is effective July 1.

University members help with earthquake relief in Nepal

BOONE—A faculty member and graduate student from Appalachian State University in partnership with the Boone-based, non-profit agency Wine To Water are helping provide clean water to earthquake victims in Nepal.

Delta Zeta chapter raises more than $4,700 for Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian

BOONE—Delta Zeta Sorority’s Lambda Phi chapter recently sponsored its 9th annual Turtle Trot 5K, The even drew more than 300 runners and raised $4,738.40 to support the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian State University.