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Archive for August, 2015

Business for Good event focuses on sustainable business practices

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business held its first Business for Good event at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Aug. 21.

Noted law professor and anti-poverty advocate Gene Nichol to speak Sept. 10 at Appalachian

BOONE—Gene Nichol, the noted law professor and anti-poverty advocate, will speak at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University Thursday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. His talk is titled “Poverty, Politics and Academic Freedom in North Carolina.”

Nichol’s visit has been organized by the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). This event is free and open to the public.

An Evening of Encores will be performed Sept. 15 at Appalachian

BOONE—An Evening of Encores is the focus of a Sept. 15 faculty recital at Appalachian State University. The free program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

K-12 teachers attend renewable energy workshop at Appalachian

BOONE—A total of 44 educators from across North Carolina attended renewable energy workshops for teachers held this summer at Appalachian State University.

Music industry panelists to talk about their experiences and share their knowledge Sept. 11

BOONE—The Music Industry Studies program at Appalachian State University is excited to present “The Sessions Panel,” a powerful, interactive presentation by internationally recognized music industry professionals who will share their knowledge on marketing, self-promotion, contract negotiations, social media, entertainment law and artist relations.

Appalachian included in Sierra magazine’s 2015 list of greenest colleges and universities

BOONE—Sierra magazine has released its 2015 list of “Cool Schools” and once again Appalachian State University is included among the nation’s 153 “greenest” colleges and universities.

Sierra magazine is the official publication of the Sierra Club.

Appalachian’s Energy Center assists counties with landfill gas to energy projects

Activity supported with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation funding

BOONE—The Appalachian Energy Center at Appalachian State University recently completed a project that began in 2005 to help eight North Carolina counties produce renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improve their economy.

Annual Walk for Awareness held Sept. 1

The 26th annual Walk for Awareness will be held Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Appalachian State University. The walk will begin at 9 p.m. at Sanford Mall and end at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Appalachian will test its emergency notification system Sept. 2

BOONE—Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system – including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system – Wed., Sept. 2, at 11:55 a.m.

The full test of the emergency notification system is being conducted in conjunction with the university’s annual Safety Week, which runs Sept. 1-3. The week will include programs and activities related to personal safety on and off campus.