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Archive for May, 2011

Appalachian Alumni Reunion Weekend is June 10-11

Appalachian State University will host its annual Alumni Reunion Weekend June 10-11. Activities will include campus walking tours, a wine tasting and tour of the Solar Homestead project, class meetings, a tour of the university’s newest athletic facilities and the Appalachian Alumni Awards Gala.

Appalachian honors lives lost to war

BOONE—More than three dozen Appalachian State University students, faculty, staff and alumni have lost their lives while serving in the military. They and countless other Americans were remembered May 27 during a pre-Memorial Day ceremony on campus.

College of Education building dedication to be held Aug. 18 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new College of Education Building Thursday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. The building is located at the corner of College and Howard streets. Information about parking will be provided at a later date.

Marland named research professor at Appalachian

BOONE—Dr. Gregg Marland, formerly with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Environmental Sciences Division, has joined Appalachian State University’s Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics as a research professor.  Marland will formally begin his affiliation with the university in August when he and his wife relocate to Boone.

Thesis awards presented to four graduate students

BOONE – Three 2010 graduates and a 2011 graduate were recently honored for research they conducted while completing master’s degrees at Appalachian State University.

Information and assistance session regarding state health plan enrollment offered at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Human Resource Services is offering an assistance session for any North Carolina state employee or North Carolina state retiree regarding the North Carolina State Health Plan Annual Enrollment.

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month as observed by the National Safety Council (NSC).  This year National Safety Month addresses injury prevention in the workplace, on the road and in homes and communities.  

Fulbright-Hays grant helps Appalachian support French education in public schools

BOONE—If you think public school students are antsy for summer vacation to begin, consider their teachers, particularly 14 French teachers and teachers-in-training from across the state who will spend four weeks in Senegal, Africa, through a program offered by Appalachian State University.

The Department of Theatre and Dance presents Appalachian Actors Studio in June

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance invites community members, faculty and students ages 18 and over to attend its Appalachian Actors Studio classes this June.