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Hartzog receives NBCC Foundation scholarship

BOONE—Courtney L. Hartzog of West Jefferson has been awarded a 2014 National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) scholarship.

McGee, Palmer and Taylor inducted into Appalachian’s Rhododendron Society

BOONE—Three Appalachian State University graduates whose careers have helped change the lives of countless students were inducted into the Reich College of Education’s Rhododendron Society during ceremonies held July 12 at the college.

Robin Groce named interim dean of Appalachian’s Reich College of Education

BOONE—Associate Professor Robin Groce has been named interim dean of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University for the 2014-15 academic year. Her appointment is effective July 1.

Naylor authors children’s book

BOONE—Writer Alice Naylor and illustrator Gail Haley have collaborated on a children’s book based on a true story of adoption: “Maya Rose Chooses a Grandmother” published by Aquillrelle.

Professor and student co-edit community college reference guide

BOONE—A new book co-edited by four community college experts, including two at Appalachian State University, lays out state-by-state, comparative data on two-year higher education systems at a time when state legislatures consider new funding options and accountability measures.

Applications being accepted for Alpha Gamma Scholarship

BOONE—The Alpha Gamma Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will award two scholarships to students majoring in teacher education. One scholarship will be awarded to a student at Appalachian State University and one will be awarded to a student at Lees-McRae College.

Appalachian’s counseling programs receive CACREP accreditation

BOONE—The clinical mental health and school counseling programs in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education have been reaccredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Reich College of Education honors late African-American young adult book author

BOONE—The late Jesse C. Jackson, author of the novel “Call Me Charley,” was honored recently by faculty and staff from Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education.

More than $5,500 raised to help area families with special needs children

BOONE—Appalachian State University students and community members of the High Country, along with area businesses, raised more than $5,500 to help local families with children with special needs.