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Black Mountain College: Stepping Stone for a Liberal Arts Education
Feb 22, 2018

Black Mountain College was structured differently than most educational institutions at the time. In 1933 it was founded out of a desire for a more progressive education through the use of art, hands on learning, close student-faculty interaction and critical thought.

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Cody Rusher

Cody Rusher, Presented at the 4th Minding Animals International Conference in Mexico City
Feb 22, 2018

Cody Rusher, a second-year graduate student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program, presented at the 4th Minding Animals International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico in January alongside his faculty mentor, Dr. Carol Kline.

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Where Do INTAPP Students Come From?
Feb 20, 2018

With students coming from different backgrounds and cultures comes an increase in diversity. INTAPP helps students at App State learn about other cultures and traditions.

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Black Mountain College Semester 2018 at Appalachian State University

Creative Democracy: The Legacy of Black Mountain College
Dec 21, 2017

As part of the campus-wide celebration of the historical legacy of Black Mountain College (BMC) at Appalachian State University during the Spring 2018 semester, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts will host, "Creative Democracy: The Legacy of Black Mountain College" featuring a selection

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Faculty of Distinction at Appalachian State

Faculty of Distinction
Dec 21, 2017

Appalachian attracts and retains an exceptionally talented and committed faculty. Small classes and close interactions between faculty and students create a strong sense of community, which has become an Appalachian hallmark.

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BMC Semester Events
Dec 21, 2017

For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC’s influence with

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Community Engagement, Gifts and Grants at Appalachian State University

UNC-Greensboro funds Learning Through Implementation: Investigating Mathematics Learning Across Communities project
Dec 21, 2017

Funding from the University of North Carolina Greensboro will support the work of Appalachian and UNC-G professors to advise upon and implement new secondary mathematics standards.

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Joseph Bathanti is an American poet, novelist and professor in the department of English at Appalachian.

The Black Mountain Muse
Dec 21, 2017

A team of BMC collaborators has been working the last four years on The Black Mountain College Anthology of Poetry, which will soon be published by Jargon Press and The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.

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Dana Powell, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology at Appalachian

Dr. Dana Powell publishes new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development
Dec 21, 2017

Dr. Dana Powell has published a new book on Navajo (Diné) sovereignty and energy development. It appears in the "New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century" series by Duke University Press.

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"Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College" opens at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM). Exhibition closes April 7, 2018.

BRAHM Winter Exhibition: Featuring Black Mountain College
Dec 21, 2017

The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of three exhibitions with a reception on Thursday, November 30 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. "Arts at the Center: A History of Black Mountain College" exhibition opens and will be on display until A

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Geodesic Dome Building at Appalachian State, part of Black Mountain College Semester

Black Mountain College Semester 2018
Dec 21, 2017

For Appalachian State University’s Black Mountain College (BMC) Semester in spring 2018, multiple departments across the university are collaborating with area museums and other venues to host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance of BMC’s influence with

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The Mythic School of the Mountain: Black Mountain College
Dec 21, 2017

Our State magazine explores the brilliant artists, poets and intellectuals established Black Mountain College’s reputation as a bastion of innovative thinkers.

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Cpl. Matt Taylor was recently picked by the command staff at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office to receive the “2017 Employee of the Year” award.

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office names Alum 2017 Employee of the Year
Dec 21, 2017

Cpl. Matt Taylor was recently picked by the command staff at the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office to receive the “2017 Employee of the Year” award. Taylor graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University in 2011. 

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