According to data released by the university, total enrollment for academic year 2016-17 is the highest ever at 18,295, and the first-year class is the largest and most diverse in Appalachian’s history.
Appalachian’s Board of Trustees adopted a resolution in support of underrepresented students on Friday, Sept. 23. Appalachian’s Faculty Senate adopted a similar resolution on Monday, Sept. 19. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced a change in the facilities use policy related to chalking messages on university sidewalks.
Registration is open for the annual Black Saturday 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds benefit the Recreation Management Scholarship Endowment of the recreation management program in the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University.
The area being renovated is 12,878 square feet; the building, including the childcare center it houses, is 21,555 square feet. The current total project estimate, including planning, design, construction and contingency, is $2,418,000.
Selections will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Sonata in D Major, K. 311,” Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26,” Frédéric Chopin’s “Fantasy in F Minor. Op. 49,” and Franz Liszt’s “Sonetto 104 del Petrarca.”
Filled with lyrical language, music and mysticism, this coming-of-age story will fascinate theatregoers of all ages: an entry into a world filled with drama and adventure as a family reveals its secrets and a daughter is set free to find where she belongs.
The event will begin with remarks by Dr. Kevin Mullinix, assistant professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies, and Newly Paul, assistant professor in the Department of Communication. The faculty members will present information about the impact of presidential debates on viewers, and highlight issues to be discussed by the presidential candidates. Dr. William Hicks, assistant professor in the Department of Government and Justice Studies, will facilitate a short Q&A session.