The Community Music School at Appalachian State University held its fifth annual Scale Olympiad on Saturday, Nov. 10, for High Country area pre-college pianists. Almost 30 students demonstrated their technical and theory skills, earning ribbons and rosettes for varying levels of mastery.
Army Capt. Joseph Callaghan, a training officer and instructor with Appalachian’s Department of Military Science and Leadership (ROTC), thanked all veterans at the annual ceremony held on Appalachian’s campus at the Veterans Memorial
Throughout October, students, faculty and staff at Appalachian are taking their medicine one push-up, one dead lift and one hike at a time by participating in the Exercise Is Medicine On Campus (EIM-OC) program.
Recently opened on the Appalachian campus, the National Pan-Hellenic Council Plots and Garden give alumni and current members of African-American Greek organizations that compose “The Divine Nine” a location for reflection and celebration.
In honor of their 50th anniversaries, Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine and Applied Arts and Reich College of Education will collect donated goods for the university’s food pantry and free store.
This year, Appalachian State University is celebrating 50 years of women’s varsity sports. Appalachian student newspapers from the time show that the university had impressive and competitive female club and intramural teams for quite a few years before the women’s field hockey team in 1968 became the first-ever women’s intercollegiate sport in Black and Gold history.
Appalachian State University will conduct a full test of its emergency notification system — including siren, email, voice and text messaging and the Alertus desktop notification system — at 11:55 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5.