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Students begin moving into residence halls Aug. 16 at Appalachian

move_in_line_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University freshmen will move to campus Friday, Aug. 16.

Around 2,925 freshmen will move their belongings into their residence hall room between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nearly 1,000 faculty, staff, alumni, parent, student and community volunteers will help.

Freshmen arrive at Appalachian Aug. 17

BOONE—More than 3,000 freshmen will arrive at Appalachian State University Friday, Aug. 17, for the 2012-13 academic year. Traffic in town may be more congested at times as a result.

Gonzalez receives Durham Freshman Advocate Award

BOONE—Joseph J. Gonzalez’s education didn’t end when he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. The assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies said he knew very little about freshmen until he was given the opportunity to teach, engage and nurture first-year students at Appalachian State University.

Bestseller “Farm City” selected for Appalachian’s summer reading program


Carpenter_Novella_t.jpgBOONE—“Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer” has been selected for Appalachian State University’s Summer Reading Program for 2012.

Freshmen to arrive Aug. 19 at Appalachian

AppolCorps_t.jpgBOONE—Appalachian State University will be putting out an extra-large welcome mat for members of the freshman class of 2015 who are expected to begin moving into residence halls on Friday, Aug. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. The university expects between 2,941 to 2,965 freshmen to begin their college careers later this month, according to university officials.

Bryan, Carter, Isaacs and Roncali receive staff awards from Appalachian

StaffAwards_t.jpgBOONE–Jim Bryan, Joe Carter, Kathy Isaacs and Necole Roncali are the 2010 recipients of the Appalachian State University Staff Award.

Freshman Showcase presented Oct. 13-16

BOONEfreshmanposter_t.jpg – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its annual Freshman Showcase Oct. 13-16 in the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on Appalachian’s campus. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 13-15, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16.

“Mudbound” author Hillary Jordan to speak at Appalachian’s Convocation Sept. 16

mudboundbook_t.jpgBOONE—Hillary Jordan, author of the book “Mudbound,” will speak at Appalachian State University’s convocation Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center. “Mudbound” was the 2010 selection for the university’s Summer Reading Program.

A panel discussion about the book will begin at 2 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom.

Appalachian freshmen move in with help from hundreds of volunteers

carryline_t.jpgBOONE—Hundreds of student, faculty, staff, parent and alumni volunteers made move-in day a little less stressful for more than 2,800 freshmen who arrived on campus Aug. 20.