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Archive for April, 2011

Appalachian offers Cre8tive Drama Day Camp June 27-July 1

creativedrama_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State  University’s Department of Theatre and Dance offers Cre8tive Drama Day Camp for young people ages 6-16 June 27-July 1 in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on campus.  The camp meets from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily.

Appalachian’s Cycling Team crowned Atlantic Coast Conference Cycling Division 1 Champions

cycleteam_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University’s Cycling Team was named Atlantic Coast Conference Cycling (ACCC) Division I champions after a successful Division I Road Championship race in Blacksburg, Va., April 16-17.

Catherine J. Smith Gallery presents the BFA Senior Studio Exhibition: Spring 2011

BOONE — Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University presents the BFA Senior Studio Exhibition: Spring 2011 April 26 – May 6. The gallery is located in Farthing Auditorium. Gallery hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sundays from noon – 10 p.m. Gallery admission is free.

The Appalachian student newspaper judged first class with three marks of distinction

BOONE—The Appalachian, the student newspaper at Appalachian State University, was recently judged First Class in the Associated Collegiate Press’s annual critique of member newspapers.

Appalachian featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges”

2011GreenGuide_t.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University is one of the most environmentally responsible institutions of higher learning in the United States, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company selected Appalachian for inclusion in the just-released second annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges: 2011 Edition.” See the guide at and

Camp Invention offers scholarship opportunities

BOONE—The local chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has made a donation for partial scholarships to assist three girls in the High Country attend Camp Invention offered through Appalachian State University’s Office of Conference and Camp Services.

Appalachian undergraduate students present research in Raleigh

ResearchCapital_t.jpgBOONE — Five students from Appalachian State University were among 60 students from North Carolina who presented their research projects at Research in the Capital on April 13 in Raleigh.

Students honored for their research

ResearchDay_t.jpgBOONE – Seven students were honored at Appalachian State University for their quality research during the 14th Annual Celebration of Research and Creative Endeavors, sponsored by the Office of Student Research.

Campus siren warning system tested May 4

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, May 4, at 11:55 a.m. Tests are normally conducted on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information about the warning system, visit