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Archive for February, 2009

Construction begins on new education building

Muriel Rosen: A love for the arts and Appalachian

Appalachian business alumnus has creative plan for economic stimulus funds

price_t.jpgBOONE—At least one national business columnist thinks that Citizens South Bank President and CEO Kim Price could teach the big banks a few lessons about creative use of the U.S. government’s federal stimulus funds.

Diane Glancy reads from her work Feb. 26 at Appalachian

dglancy_t.jpgBOONE—Poet, novelist and essayist Diane Glancy will present a reading Thursday, Feb. 26, at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Jazz Ensemble II performs Feb. 24

BOONE—Jazz Ensemble II from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a free concert Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. The ensemble is directed by Rodney Berry.

Appalachian’s science enrichment program for high school-age students open for fall admission

appalseed_t.jpgBOONE— Appalachian State University is accepting applications for its free after-school science enrichment program called AppalSEED Academy. The program, now in its second year, is a yearlong science enrichment program targeting home school students in Northwestern North Carolina and minority and low-income students from Hickory and Watauga high schools.

Deadline for quilt competition extended to March 31

BOONE—The deadline for a traditional quilt competition sponsored by Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University has been extended to March 31.

Graduate student at Appalachian co-writes grant to support pregnant and parenting teens in Watauga County

BOONE—Crystal Kelly knows the importance of providing support to pregnant teens and teenage mothers.

JAZZfest 2009 held Feb. 16-21 at Appalachian

Jazzfest_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University will host JAZZfest 2009 Feb. 16-21 at various locations on campus.