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Archive for September, 2005

Visiting Writers Series Features Heather Ross Miller Oct. 6

093005miller_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series features award-winning author Heather Ross Miller to campus Oct. 6.

Public Invited to Sustainable Energy Workshops

BOONE – The Appalachian State University Sustainable Energy Society presents a series of free programs during fall semester.

Search Committee Unanimously Recommends Erskine Bowles as Sole Finalist to be UNC President

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Presidential Search Committee of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors is recommending Erskine Bowles to be the sole finalist to become president of the 16-campus University.

Alumna Loses Home But Not Her Appalachian Spirit


BOONE – Amanda Cox, a 2001 graduate, lost her Biloxi, Miss., home during Hurricane Katrina, and one of the first things she has sought to replace is her Appalachian State University diploma.

Treadaway to Be Recognized at National Convention

commun19_dl.jpgBOONE – Dr. Glenda Treadaway, interim chairperson for the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, will receive the E.R. Nichols Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Furtherance of the Forensics Discipline Nov. 18 at the Pi Kappa Delta meeting during the National Communication Association Convention in Boston.

Beignets and Pralines Sale

092805playcrafters02_dl.jpgFirst Photo Caption: Members of the student theatre group Playcrafters at Appalachian State University sold coffee, beignets and pralines to raise money for hurricane relief efforts.

092805playcrafters04_dl.jpgSecond Photo Caption: Lauren Ohnesorge, a senior performance major and president of Playcrafters, helped fry the beignets—also known as New Orleans doughnuts. The group raised $97 which was donated to the American Red Cross. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Mike Rominger)


A Family Legacy

092705legacy_dl.jpgOne family’s four generations of Mountaineers gathered for the football home opener Sept. 17.

Hitting the High Notes

092705opera_dl.jpgJanet Bookspan, left, coaches Erika Wuerzner in techniques for performing opera.

Guest Pianist Sharyn Edwards Performs Oct. 14 at Appalachian

BOONE – Pianist Sharyn Edwards will present a guest recital Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. at Appalachian State University.