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Archive for October, 2003

Storyteller Sheila Adams Replaces Lee Smith on Nov. 6 Program

BOONE–Because of a death in the family, Lee Smith will be unable to participate in the Nov. 6 “Storytellers and Songwriters” program, part of the Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

$1.6 Million Federal Grant Addresses Teacher Shortage

A five-year, $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help Appalachian State University prepare new teachers who have entered the teaching profession from other careers.

Pumpkin Carving

103003pumpkin_dl.jpgCreative designs and funny smiles lined Sanford Mall following a pumpkin-carving contest sponsored by the Appalachian Heritage Council, a student organization at Appalachian State University.

Sacred Music Series Presents Organist Brian Bailey in Nov. 7 Concert

103003bailey_dl.jpgBOONE–The Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University presents Brian Bailey in a solo organ concert on Friday, Nov. 7. The 8 p.m. concert will be held in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Lexington Home Brands CEO Robert Stec is Boyles Lecturer

103003stec_dl.jpgBOONE–Robert S. Stec, chairman and chief executive officer of Lexington Home Brands, will be the speaker for the Nov. 12 Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.

Woodwind Chamber Music Performed

BOONE–Students in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a concert of woodwind chamber music Thursday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Theater Program “They Don’t Live Here Anymore” Presented Nov. 3-4

BOONE–A readers theater performance of “They Don’t Live Here Anymore” will be presented Nov. 3-4 at Appalachian State University by students in Lees-McRae College’s Department of Performing Arts.

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day held each year during Mental Illness Awareness Week, is designed to call attention to the illnesses of depression, manic-depression, PTSD and anxiety on a national level, to educate the public about their symptoms and effective treatments, to offer individuals the opportunity to be screened for the disorders, and to connect those in need of treatment to the mental health care system.

Appalachian Holds Veterans Day Ceremony

BOONE–Appalachian State University will host a Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 7:30 a.m.