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Archive for May, 2009

Furniture Foundation gift funds scholarships in Appalachian’s Department of Technology

BOONE–The Furniture Foundation has awarded $24,000 to Appalachian State University to fund eight $3,000 scholarships in the Department of Technology.

Appalachian honors alumnus killed in action in Afghanistan

RC79_t_1.jpgBOONE—Family, friends and former classmates of the late Capt. Richard G. Cliff Jr. gathered at Appalachian State University May 2 for a memorial service held in honor of the 2002 graduate.

Professional Science Master’s program graduates first two students May 9

Physic_t.jpgBOONE – A new degree program at Appalachian State University that merges industries’ needs for workers skilled in science and business will graduate its first students in commencement ceremonies May 9.

Summer Dance Series offered June 10 through July 16

BOONE – Dancers and dance enthusiasts are invited to participate in the Summer Dance Series, a set of mixed-level classes with different teachers and dance styles each week from June 10 to July 16 on the Appalachian State University campus.

Dr. Chris Thaxton honored with U.S. Navy award

chris_thaxton_t.jpgBOONE – An Appalachian State University faculty member’s interest in understanding how erosion works has earned him an award from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

Carter wins Sixth Annual Chair Design Competition at Appalachian

carter_t.jpgBOONE—Senior furniture design student Micah Carter of Winston-Salem was named the first place winner at Appalachian State University’s Sixth Annual Chair Design Competition held April 30 at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Appalachian will conduct an emergency exercise May 13

BOONE—Appalachian State University will conduct an emergency exercise Wednesday, May 13, from approximately 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The exercise will simulate a hostage taking and active shooter scenario.

Angie Wright receives Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award

NaylorAward09_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. Angie Wright of Raleigh has received the inaugural Alice Phoebe Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award from Appalachian State University.

Students in Appalachian’s communication degree program in Hickory are finalists in national competition

adgroup_t.jpgBOONE—An advertising campaign created by a team of first-year advertising students at the Appalachian State University Center at Hickory is a finalist in one of the most acclaimed advertising student competitions in the nation.