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Archive for February, 2010

Helping others

Canned_Food_Drive_t.jpgJesse Williams, left, and Diana Barbee load canned goods and packaged food items for delivery to the Hunger and Health Coalition. More than 760 pounds of food and other items were donated by Appalachian State University employees to the “Show That You Have a Heart” challenge that was part of a UNC system-wide initiative. Williams is a graduate student in the university’s marriage and family therapy program. Diana Barbee is an administrative support specialist in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling and a member of Appalachian’s Staff Council, which sponsored the food drive. (Appalachian photo by University Photographer Marie Freeman)

Appalachian Studies to host musical fundraiser March 3

Fiddler2_t.jpgBOONE—The Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University is hosting a concert to benefit student scholarships on Wednesday, March 3, in I. G. Greer Auditorium on campus. 

Sculptor Trace O’Connor holds residency at Appalachian

traceoconnor_t.jpgBOONE—Artist Trace O’Connor will hold a residency at Appalachian State University March 1-5.

O’Connor’s sculpture “Iscariot” won the Martin and Doris Rosen Outdoor Sculpture competition held on campus. His visit is part of the Rosen Artist Residency program.

MEISA Presents: UNPLUGGED Feb. 27

guitar_t.jpgBOONE—Talented student singer-songwriters from Appalachian State University will perform in MEISA’s UNPLUGGED concert Saturday, Feb. 27. The performance will take place in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3.

Campus siren warning system tested March 3 at Appalachian

BOONE—The campus siren warning system at Appalachian State University will be activated Wednesday, March 3, at 11:55 a.m.  The test of the siren system is normally conducted the first Wednesday of each month.

Appalachian Concert Band performs March 3

BOONE—The Appalachian Concert Band performs Wednesday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free. The band is directed by graduate student Les Turner and associate professor John Stanley Ross.

Faculty Recital Series showcases percussionists and pianists


BOONE—Keys, hammers, mallets and beaters are the common thread in the March 1 Faculty Recital Series program at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian celebrates Chopin’s 200th birthday Feb. 28

chopin2_t.jpgBOONE—The 200th birthday of composer Frederick Chopin will be celebrated with a performance of his works Feb. 28 at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s College Adventure Program honored

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Camp Broadstone has received the Eleanor P. Ells Award for Program Excellence from the American Camp Association for its College Adventure Program.