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Alumnus Brings Award-Winning Documentary Screening of ‘Wagonmasters’ to Belk Library at ASU Oct. 4

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 1:07 pm
Sept. 18, 2012. Documentary filmmakers Chris Zaluski and Sam Smartt will present their film “Wagonmasters” at Appalachian State University on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons. The screening is free and open to the public. Read more...
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Theatre and Dance Presents First Year Student Showcase Sept. 27-29; Honors 100th Birthday of Studs Terkel

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:51 pm
Sept. 18, 2012. The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance introduces fresh actors and dancers in its annual First Year Student Showcase in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on campus. This combined theatre and dance performance will be presented Sept. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Read more...
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Appalachian Homecoming 2012 to be Held Oct. 5-6

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Sept. 12, 2012. Appalachian State University alumni are invited to celebrate “The Big Apple at 3,333 feet” at Homecoming Friday, Oct. 5, and Saturday, Oct. 6. Events include Friday night’s popular traditions, Saturday tailgating and football at Kidd Brewer Stadium.… Continue reading

Constitution Day Program and Discussion of the Death Penalty Presented Sept. 17 at ASU’s Belk Library

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:26 pm
Sept. 5, 2012. Discussions focusing on “The U.S. Constitution and the Death Penalty” will be held Monday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University. Dr. Rhys Hester will present “Evolving Standards of Democracy: The Supreme Court’s Role in the Debate Over the Death Penalty." Read more...
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Appalachian’s First Nursing Class Receives 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Council Licensure Exam

Published Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm
Aug. 30, 2012. One hundred percent of the first graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Appalachian State University passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). In addition, 100 percent of these students who were admitted to the College of Health Sciences Department of Nursing program in 2010 graduated in May and passed the exam on their first attempt. Read more...
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Brown Announces Fall Women’s Golf Slate

Published Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:48 pm
Aug. 23, 2012. Appalachian State University head women’s golf coach Heather Brown unveiled Wednesday the team’s fall 2012 schedule, which features five tournaments in the Carolinas. The Mountaineers open the campaign at Wofford’s Terrier Intercollegiate on Sept. 10-11 at the Spartanburg Country Club. Read more...
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Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series Begins Sept. 6

Published Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 12:41 pm
Aug. 23, 2012. A look at urban farming opens the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University for fall 2012. Novella Carpenter, author of “Farm City,” will speak on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. Read more...
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Urban Farmer and Author of ‘Farm Ciy’ Novella Carpenter Featured at Fall Convocation Held Sept. 6

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 12:07 pm
Aug. 22, 2012. Novella Carpenter, author of the 2012 Summer Reading Program selection “Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer” and co-author of “The Essential Urban Farmer,” will be the featured speaker at Appalachian State University’s Fall Convocation. Read more...
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AppalCART Adds New Buses and Routes, Gears Up for New Year; Still Waiting on Move to New Facility

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 4:25 pm
Aug. 16, 2012. AppalCART bus service is preparing for a number of changes coinciding with the start of the new school year. The transportation authority is adding two more buses and altering routes. They also expect to move into a new $5.5 million transit facility within a few weeks of the start of the new semester. Read more...
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Appalachian Named Among Top 10 ‘Coolest Schools’ for Sustainability Efforts by SIERRA magazine

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:41 pm
Aug. 15, 2012. For the sixth year in a row, SIERRA magazine is releasing its annual ranking of the nation’s “Coolest Schools,” and this year Appalachian State University has moved into the No. 10 spot. The rankings salute U.S. colleges that are helping solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably. Read more...
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Dr. Gonzalez to Appear on ‘Appalachian Perspective’

Published Friday, August 3, 2012 at 12:35 pm
Aug. 3, 2012. Appalachian State University’s new provost and executive vice chancellor, Dr. Lori Gonzalez, is the latest guest on “Appalachian Perspective,” the university’s cable television program. In this episode, Gonzalez discusses the “mountains of opportunities” Appalachian gives students, including the new honors and engagement village being built for use by students in the Honors College. Read more...
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Emmy Winning Mystery Novel Author will Close Out Belk Library Summer Series Aug. 16

Published Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 1:51 pm
Aug. 2, 2012. Mark de Castrique, author of eight mystery novels set in western North Carolina, will speak at Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University on Thursday, Aug. 16. His presentation will begin at 3:30 p.m. in Room 421. A book signing and reception will follow. Read more...
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Appalachian and NC Museum of Natural Sciences Partner to Understand the State’s Geologic Record

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:57 pm
July 31, 2012. A partnership between Appalachian State University and the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Paleontology Section offers students a fossil-hunting expedition each summer and the museum access to new material for its research and collections. Read more...
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More All-America Recognition for Kimbrough, McCray

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 9:32 am

Jeremy Kimbrough (left) and Demetrius McCray (right) have been named first-team preseason all-America by College Sporting News. Photo courtesy of Courtesy: Bill Sheffield, Dave Mayo and Appalachian Sports Information

July 31, 2012. Jeremy Kimbrough (Decatur, Ga./Cedar Grove) and Demetrius McCray (Covington, Ga./Newton)… Continue reading

Mountaineer Cross Country Releases 2012 Schedule

Published Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 9:30 am
July 17, 2012. Appalachian State University cross country head coach Michael Curcio announced both the men’s and women’s cross country schedules for the upcoming 2012 season on Monday.Read more...
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Western Carolina Downs Appalachian State in Regular Season Finale, ASU to Start SoCon Championship March 2

Published Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 9:15 am
Feb. 26, 2012. CULLOWHEE, NC -- Despite shooting 52.9 percent from the field and owning a 39-30 advantage on the glass, Appalachian State University men’s basketball was unable to hold onto an early lead in an 83-75 setback at Western Carolina’s Ramsey Center in last Saturday’s regular season finale. Read more...
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