The strength of Appalachian State University’s study abroad programs and student interest in living and learning in a different culture has placed the university near the top of rankings released Nov. 16 by the Institute of International Education.
A performance of celebration and remembrance will be presented by the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra Nov. 20. Cornelia Laemmili Orth conducts the symphony in the 8 p.m. performance in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.
A veteran’s commitment to serve doesn’t stop when he or she leaves the military. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Vickie Hughes, now associate professor in the Department of Nursing faculty at Appalachian State University, illustrated that point with a story she told during a Veterans Day ceremony on campus.
Members of the student media outlets The Appalachian and The Peel Literature & Arts Review at Appalachian State University received nine awards at the fall 2015 National College Media Convention in Austin, Texas, held Oct. 28 through Nov. 1.
The opera theatre is directed by John Fowler from the Hayes School of Music. The theme of the evening, “A Woman Scorned and Other Clichés,” features scenes from 10 well-known operas, from “Don Giovanni” to “Falstaff” and “La Boheme.”
Environmental writer Jimmy Guignard will read from “Pedaling the Sacrifice Zone: Teaching, Writing, and Living about the Marcellus Shale” about living, working and raising a family in the middle of the hydrofracking boom in Pennsylvania.
Appalachian State University senior Kelsey Trevethan has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to community engagement.