Appalachian students team up with local community to preserve historic African-American school
Oct 22, 2015

BOONE - In the early 1900s Booker T. Washington approached philanthropist and founder of Sears and Roebuck, Julius Rosenwald, to discuss the state of education for African Americans in the south.

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Appalachian student/faculty delegation presents at conference in Romania
Oct 13, 2015

BOONE—A delegation from the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University traveled to Brasov, Romania, recently to present research at the Appalachians/Carpathians: Researching, Documenting, and Preserving Highland Traditions conference.

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Cloutier receives awards from Cave Research Foundation and Geological Society of America
May 5, 2015

BOONE—When Mara C. Cloutier chose to attend graduate school at Appalachian State University, the Asheville resident said it was because she could explore two possible passions: field work and lab research.

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Bennett wins Capote Literary Trust Scholarship
Apr 28, 2015

Andrew D. Bennett of Cary has won the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing (prose) for 2015-16. Bennett is a junior at Appalachian State University majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing. His first place award is $3,420.

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Four graduating seniors to speak at the spring 2015 commencement
Apr 8, 2015

For the first time, the College of Arts and Sciences has offered graduating seniors the opportunity to be selected as the college’s keynote speakers at the spring 2015 commencement ceremony.

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College of Arts and Sciences Seeks Student Speakers for Spring 2015 Commencement
Feb 5, 2015

At this year’s Spring Commencement Ceremony, up to three distinguished graduating seniors from the College of Arts and Sciences will represent their graduating class as the college’s speakers.

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