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Archive for February, 2017

Turchin Center hosts Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Pieces of the Puzzle: Community Outreach

By Lynn Rees-Jones

BOONE, N.C.—Two exhibitions that occur annually at Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, “Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition” (AMPC) and “Pieces of the Puzzle: Community Outreach,” will open on March 3, which coincides with the First Friday Downtown Boone Art Crawl. The exhibits at the Turchin Center change multiple times a year so visitors can explore new art every several months.

Free tax help available for students, faculty and staff

By Haley Childers

BOONE, N.C.—The Department of Accounting in the Walker College of Business is operating a free tax help lab for Appalachian State University students, staff and faculty, with services available now through April 12.

Five Appalachian students are semi-finalists for Fulbright Scholars program

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) announces five out of eight Appalachian students who applied for Fulbright Awards were chosen as semi-finalists for the awards. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research and/or teach English abroad. All of Appalachian’s semi-finalists are students from North Carolina:

Appalachian alumnus and professor gives back through student scholarships, presents ‘Roxanne’s Rivalry’ fundraiser March 4

By Meghan McCandless

Theatre Professor Gordon Hensley ’98 has always been drawn to Appalachian State University. First as a theatre education student and now as a faculty member, his passion for the Department of Theatre and Dance runs deep. Five years ago, Hensley, who also directs the department’s theatre education program, saw a need in his area and jumped on the chance to make a difference by creating the Theatre Education Alumni Scholarship.

Visiting scholar to lecture March 1 on ‘Failures of Ethics: Comprehending Genocide and Atrocity’ at Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host an evening lecture titled “Failures of Ethics: Comprehending Genocide and Atrocity” by John K. Roth, Edward Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy from Claremont McKenna College. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts located at 423 W. King St. on the Appalachian campus.

Flutist Göran Marcusson to present a guest recital March 2 at Appalachian

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Göran Marcusson, a renowned flutist from Sweden, will present a guest recital at 6 p.m. March 2 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. His pianist will be Dr. Rodney Reynerson, a professor of piano and the keyboard coordinator at Appalachian.

Appalachian’s Looking Glass Gallery presents ‘APProach’ through March 10

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Looking Glass Gallery in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University presents “APProach,” an exhibition of socially conscious art works by Appalachian’s current and former students, through March 10.

Appalachian’s Enharmonix, an a cappella vocal ensemble, advances to the south semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Enharmonix, a vocal ensemble of students from Appalachian State University, has advanced to the south semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella (ICCA), which will be March 11 at the University of Georgia in Athens.

Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music to present concerts March 5 and 6

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present concerts March 5 and 6.