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Appalachian Symphony Orchestra to perform at Schaefer Center Sept. 25

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Dr. Mélisse Brunet, will perform Gustav Mahler’s “Totenfeier,” Jennifer Higdon’s “blue cathedral” and Edvard Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46” on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Appalachian State University’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Dr. Rodney Reynerson to perform piano recital Oct. 6 at Rosen Concert Hall

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Dr. Rodney Reynerson, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music (HSOM), will perform a piano recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the university’s campus.

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Selkie’ Sept. 28–Oct. 2

By: Keith Martin

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Selkie: Between Land and Sea,” Laurie Brooks’ award-winning drama, Sept. 28–Oct. 2 at Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus. The show, which continues the department’s tradition of staging plays for young adults on alternating years, was produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Illinois.

Appalachian State University ranks third among U.S. News and World Report’s Top Public Regional Universities in the South

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Appalachian State University continues to excel in U.S. News and World Report rankings. Among the 2017 Best Colleges rankings, the university climbed in rank from 10th to ninth in the magazine’s category of Best Regional Universities in the South and ranked third in the category of Top Public Regional Universities in the South.

Appalachian State University to host inaugural conference of Women in Educational Leadership Symposium; Appalachian’s Chancellor Everts to be among the keynote speakers

By: Ken Keuffel

BOONE—Dr. Sheri N. Everts, the chancellor of Appalachian State University, will be among the keynote speakers at the inaugural conference of the Women in Educational Leadership Symposium (WIELS), which Appalachian will host Sept. 30 through Oct. 2.

Duke Faculty Union representative to speak at Appalachian Sept. 29

By Michael Behrent

BOONE—A member of a labor union representing Duke University’s contingent or non-tenure-track faculty will speak on how and why the group started at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in Room 114 of Appalachian State University’s Belk Library and Information Commons.

Presidential debate viewing and discussion to take place Sept. 26 on Appalachian’s campus

By: University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a public viewing and discussion of the U.S. Presidential debate in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Sept. 26.

Appalachian State University to open new Student Veteran Resource Center

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—A new Student Veteran Resource Center, slated to open later this year on the campus of Appalachian State University, will serve the needs of Appalachian students who are active duty military personnel and veterans.

Appalachian State University’s Global Film Series presents ‘Journey to the West’ Sept. 21

By: University Communications

BOONE—The Global Film Series, a cooperative campus effort to provide a blend of cinema from around the world, will present the Chinese film “Journey to the West” directed by Stephen Chow, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s I.G. Greer Auditorium. Admission to the film is free, and the public is welcome.