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Archive for March, 2009

Appalachian GuitarFest and Competition held April 3-5

perez_t.jpgBOONE—The 14th Annual Appalachian GuitarFest and Competition will be held April 3-5 at Appalachian State University.

PRSSA communication conference April 4

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Moore honored for service to Pi Kappa Delta

BOONE—Dr. Nina-Jo Moore, associate dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts and professor of communication studies, received the Pi Kappa Delta (PKD) Golden Gavel Award at the organization’s 2009 National Tournament and Convention held March 18-21 in Shreveport, La.

Executive says dedicated employees mean bright future Krispy Kreme

JamesMorgan_t.jpgBOONE—Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. focuses on more than just making tasty doughnuts. The company values relationships – those with its customers and its employees. That’s why CEO and President James H. Morgan believes the company will overcome its financial challenges of the past five years.

Cole inducted to Pi Kappa Delta Hall of Fame

BOONE—Dr. Terry Cole, a professor of communication at Appalachian State University, was inducted to the Pi Kappa Delta (PKD) National Honor Society Hall of Fame Class of 2009 PKD’s National Tournament and Convention in Shreveport, La.

April 7 recital showcases compositions by Scott Meister

Meister_t.jpgBOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents the program “Thirty-five Years with Scott Meister: A Composer in Progress” April 7 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Documentary footage of bluegrass musicians shown April 8

BOONE—Belk Library and Information Commons and University Documentary Services at Appalachian State University will present highlights from the Hemrick Video Collection, Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Room 114 in the library.  

WNC economy continued to decline in January

BOONE—Western North Carolina’s economic downturn during 2008 continued into January with a 1.2 percent decline in economic activity reported in the Western North Carolina Economic Index compiled by the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University.

Woodwind chamber music performed March 31 at Appalachian

BOONE—Woodwind ensembles from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will perform March 31 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.