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Archive for January, 2010

Judges announced for 7th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

BOONE – Troy Tuttle, Katie Langley and Jamie Goodman have been selected to judge the 7th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition at Appalachian State University.

Fitness tests offered at Appalachian

BOONE—The Human Performance Laboratory in Appalachian State University’s Department of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science offers low-cost, research level fitness tests university faculty, staff, students, and individuals from the community.

Miller honored by N.C. Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Eric Miller.jpgBOONE—Eric Miller, an officer with University Police at Appalachian State University, has received the Western NC Police DWI Hero Award from MADD NC (Mothers Against Drunk Driving).

The award was presented during the MADD Law Enforcement Awards Banquet held Jan. 22 in Raleigh.

Four-year nursing degree approved for Appalachian; initial classes will begin in May

nursing pin.jpgBOONE—The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System has approved a new nursing degree at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Department of Nursing will offer the four-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree program beginning during summer school in May.  Program development for the degree began in 2008 and culminated with its approval by the N.C. Board of Nursing and the UNC Board of Governors at its January meeting.

Evening classes canceled Thursday, Jan. 21

Evening classes that begin at 5 p.m. and later on the Boone campus only have been canceled for Thursday, Jan. 21.

Organ recital to be presented Feb. 4

BOONE – Dr. Joby Bell will present an organ recital Thursday, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.  Admission is free.

Faculty recital series Feb. 2 features sentimental favorites

BOONE—Music lovers are invited on a sentimental journey Feb. 2 when Appalachian State University’s music faculty perform works featured in Broadway and Hollywood musicals during the 1930s and 1940s.

Program on global medicine presented Jan. 29 at Appalachian

JohnBartlett_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. John Bartlett, associate director for research at the Duke Global Health Institute at Duke University Medical Center, will speak on “A Life in Global Medicine: From North Carolina to Tanzania and Beyond” Jan. 29 at Appalachian State University.

Trumpet recital features classical and contemporary compositions

BOONE—Compositions for trumpet will be performed Jan. 29 during an 8 p.m. recital in Rosen Concert Hall in Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Music Center. Admission is free.