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Archive for October, 2001

Student Honors Recital Series Features Pianist Christopher Barry

By Shiona Christensen

BOONE–Christopher Barry has excelled at the piano for 14 years.

His love for the instrument, however, was not always apparent during his first years as a piano student.

Wind Ensemble Performs Homecoming Weekend

By Shiona Christensen

BOONE–Homecoming festivities at Appalachian State University do not end with Saturday’s football game.

Drum Majors Bring Fun and Experience to Marching Band

102201drummajor_dl.jpgBOONE—The Appalachian State University marching band, the Marching Mountaineers, has entertained generations of football audiences with magnificent sounds and fieldwork.

Students Gain Variety of Teaching Experiences at Appalachian

homeschool.jpgBOONE–More than a dozen five-year-olds ran, skipped and hopped across the gym floor as they looked for beanbags hidden under miniature traffic cones.

Master Classes Offered in Conjunction with N.C. Dance Festival

102201santos_dl.jpgBOONE–Master classes with professional dancers who are appearing in the North Carolina Dance Festival Department will be presented Oct. 25 and 26 in Appalachian State University’s dance studio in Broome Kirk Gym.

Enloe High School Orchestra Performs at Appalachian

BOONE–The William G. Enloe High School Symphony Orchestra from Raleigh will perform Oct. 31 at Appalachian State University as part of the annual Ensemble Showcase Series sponsored by the Hayes School of Music.

Freshman Programs Highlighted on “Appalachian Perspective” TV Show

program.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University freshmen who participate in programs that ease the transition from high school to college have a 5 to 7 percent better chance of staying for their sophomore year than students who don’t participate, according to on-campus research.

Appalachian’s Chancellor Honored in Poland

BOONE–Appalachian State University Chancellor Francis T. Borkowski has been awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland from Poland’s President Aleksander Kwasniewski.

Beekeeping and Food Crops Pollination Discussed Oct. 24

BOONE–Master beekeeper Bob Cole will present the slide-illustrated program “Beekeeping Around the World: The Critical Role of Honeybees in Pollination of Food Crops” Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 370 Rankin Science Building at Appalachian State University.