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Archive for November, 2014

Jazz Vocal Ensemble performs Nov. 19

BOONE—Work by American jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver will be featured during the Appalachian Jazz Vocal Ensemble performance Nov. 19.

Bathanti receives the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry

BOONE—Former N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti was one of six North Carolina writers honored by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association during its annual meeting Nov. 7 at Tryon Palace History Education Center.

Harris receives Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award

BOONE—Dr. Al Harris, a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management at Appalachian State University, has received the 2014 Distinguished Information Systems Educator Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals Education Special Interest Group (AITP-EDSIG).

International Education week at Appalachian

BOONE—International Education Week runs Nov. 17-21 at Appalachian State University. A variety of curricular and co-curricular opportunities will be provided to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The public is invited.

University retains National Weather Service’s StormReady® status

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s StormReady® certification has been renewed for three years by the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg, Va.

“Messiah” sing-along held Dec. 7

BOONE—The 10th annual “Messiah” sing-along will be presented Sunday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Opera Theatre presents “Amahl” and “The Impresario”

BOONE—The Hayes School of Music Opera Theater will present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” and “The Impresario” Nov. 13-16 at Appalachian State University.

Veterans Day – a time to promote peace

BOONE—Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are known for their dedication to duty, bravery and sacrifices, whether they were deployed overseas or served in the U.S.

Historical drama ‘Aśoka the Great’ shown Nov. 19

BOONE—“Aśoka the Great,” the 2001 Indian historical drama, will be shown Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium at Appalachian State University. Admission is free. The showing is part of the university’s Global Film Series.