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Archive for March, 2014

Sheri N. Everts Named Chancellor of Appalachian State University

BOONE—Dr. Sheri N. Everts, the incoming chancellor of Appalachian State University, praised the state’s support of higher education and the university’s commitment to undergraduate education during her acceptance remarks following election as the university’s next chancellor.

Soledad O’Brien to speak April 1 at Appalachian

BOONE—Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O’Brien will speak April 1 at Appalachian State University.

Ceramic artist Peter Callas to lead workshop and present lecture April 3

BOONE—Visiting artist Peter Callas will lead a workshop and present an artist lecture Thursday, April 3, at Appalachian State University.

Women, science and social change topic of March 24 lecture

BOONE—Dr. Mary Wyer, associate professor of psychology and women’s and gender studies at N.C. State University, will present the 4th Annual Dean’s Advisory Council Interdisciplinary Lecture March 24 at Appalachian State University.

Environmental Humanities Symposium held April 4 at Appalachian

BOONE—An Environmental Humanities Symposium will be held Friday, April 4, at Appalachian State University in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room.

Annual juried student exhibition on display

BOONE—The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University will present Art Expo 2014, an annual juried exhibition and arts competition for Appalachian students. The exhibit will be on view through April 11 at the gallery, located in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

‘Toxic Debt’ documentaries to be shown March 26

BOONE—“Toxic Debt: documentaries on the past and future of waste” will be presented by filmmaker Phoebe Brush at 7 p.m. March 26 at Appalachian State University in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons.

Spring Open House to be held April 12

BOONE—Spring Open House at Appalachian State University for prospective students and their families will be held Saturday, April 12. This event is a great way to meet faculty, tour campus and learn more about financial aid, scholarships, admissions and student life.

Performance April 1 celebrates career of Scott Meister

BOONE—When Scott Meister announced plans to retire after a 40-year career at Appalachian State University, his colleagues in the Hayes School of Music knew what one of his tributes should be – a recital featuring Meister’s compositions.