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Thu Oct 16 18:01:08 2014 UTClccn-no20020879410.47Appalachian State University convocation0.600.82Connecting with mountains past7065375no20020879415872076lccn-no2003033216Appalachian State UniversityOffice of Public Affairslccn-no2003033212Coutant, Lindalccn-no2003033214Appalachian State UniversityDepartment of Communicationlccn-n80050158University of South Floridalccn-n79114266MacManus, Susan A.lccn-n85037358IC2 Institutelccn-n50065936Appalachian State Universitylccn-nb2003031224Hutchinson, Davenc-appalachian state university$outdoor programsAppalachian State UniversityOutdoor Programsnp-campbell, richCampbell, RichBorkowski, Francis T.InterviewsHistoryUnited StatesFloridaEducation and stateUniversities and colleges--ForecastingBusiness and educationAssociations, institutions, etcNorth Carolina--BooneOutdoor recreationOutdoor educationHutchinson, DaveNorth CarolinaManners and customsAppalachians (People)Morgan, Robert,Authors, AmericanCommunity and collegeCreative writingCollege administratorsAppalachian RegionAppalachian MountainsCollege studentsPolitical scienceEducation, Higher--Aims and objectivesAppalachian State UniversityPollution--Environmental aspectsDraftEducation, Higher--Moral and ethical aspectsMilitary policyCollege teachersEthnic attitudesUniversity of South FloridaWorld politicsZen BuddhistsAppalachian Region, SouthernLife change eventsPacifismEcologyLegislatorsDominican RepublicAcademic librariesVolunteer workers in community developmentRace awarenessMoral educationBurkholder, JoAnn M.--(JoAnn Marie)Costa RicaGood and evilFactory farms--Environmental aspectsCentral AmericaVietnam War (1961-1975)Arts--Therapeutic use1989199619971998199920002001200220032004925660378.103LB2331.63201ocn021253644book19890.77Visions for the future : creating new institutional relationships among academia, business, government, and community131ocn052205084visu20020.53Learning outdoorsInterviews44ocn039877766visu19960.47Appalachian State University convocationHistoryAppalachian State University convocation for 1999, the University's centennial year, features William Friday, former President of the University of North Carolina, speaking on the history of Appalachian State. He discusses the social needs of the people of North Carolina and the importance of improving the quality of life in that state. He talks about the importance of a college education, the value of public schools, and the role of the public university today32ocn045808311visu20000.82Connecting with mountains pastInterviewsChancellor Borkowski speaks with bestselling novelist Robert Morgan. Morgan describes his childhood in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina and his early love for books inspired by the bookmobile that passed his rural home. Morgan discusses how his career has changed since Oprah Winfrey picked his novel Gap creek for her national book club11ocn055484437visu20030.47The beauty of life, music and BuddhismInterviewsTozan Hardison, a Zen Buddhist priest and former concert pianist, discusses the Buddhist philosophy of living and its benefits to people of all religions. Hardison also shares his thoughts on the United States' war on terrorism11ocn044949335visu20000.47Keiner, Hal CGeorge Vanderbilt his life and libraryDr. Hal C. Keiner, Archivist and Historian at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. discusses the private library held by George Vanderbilt. Keiner traces Vanderbilt's intellectual development through the works he chose to add to his enormous personal collection. Keiner also highlights some of the rare and valuable items in the collection. Throughout his speech, Keiner provides information about George Vanderbilt, the Biltmore Estate's history, and the popularity of book collecting in the 19th century11ocn043939560visu20000.47Kindt, AllenKindt on pianoInterviewsChancellor Borkowski and pianist and Appalachian faculty member Allen Kindt discuss Kindt's education, career, and love of teaching music. Kindt performs dances by Czech composer Bedrich Smetana and a "Polonaise" by Frédéric Chopin, as well as a selection from his own forthcoming compact disc11ocn048246468visu20010.47Freshman success in college featuring Joni Petschauer and Sarah JusiewiczInterviewsChancellor Borkowski discusses freshman success in college with two members of the university community, Joni Petschauer, director of the university's freshman learning communities, and Sarah Jusiewicz, a sophomore. Because the first six weeks of college are critical to student success, ASU pays special attention to freshman by providing them with many orientation opportunities such as the summer reading program and freshman seminar. Petschauer and Jusiewicz agree that freshmen at ASU are effectively oriented toward a successful college experience11ocn059758703visu20030.47[Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Appalachian State University Library and Information CommonsContains footage of the groundbreaking ceremony at the site for ASU's new library and information commons and the reception held afterwards at Belk Library11ocn045266750visu20000.47Creating a more peaceful worldInterviewsChancellor Francis T. Borkowski and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias discuss the need for peaceful solutions to world conflicts. Arias, former president of Costa Rica, believes that the United States should demonstrate morality by striving to solve human problems such as poverty and disease rather than focus on defense spending. Arias sites drugs, illiteracy, disease, poverty, and social inequality as the true enemies of world peace11ocn050588065visu20020.47[ASU convocation 2002 with Tim O'BrienNovelist and Vietnam War veteran Tim O'Brien addresses Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students. O'Brien discusses the fiction writing process, his childhood and youth, his experience with the Vietnam War draft, and his tour of duty in Vietnam. O'Brien also discusses his novel The things they carried which was the 2002 ASU Summer Reading program selection11ocn794555208visu19960.47Batya GurInterviewsChancellor Borkowski interviews Israeli detective novelist Batya Gur11ocn049702019visu20020.47Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on defending the environmentInterviewsChancellor Borkowski and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discuss the hog industry in North Carolina and its effect on the state's waterways. Kennedy is the chief prosecuting attorney for Riverkeeper, a nationwide organization that monitors river pollution. Riverkeeper has begun lawsuits against the hog industry in North Carolina for its environmental abuse11ocn047788998visu20010.47Jones, LoyalIn search of faith, meaning, and humorLoyal Jones discusses his life and work in Western North Carolina. Jones recalls his childhood, his love for reading, his college experience and his career, as well as Appalachian life and culture11ocn045266765visu20000.47Science and public policyInterviewsChancellor Francis Borkowski and Dr. JoAnn Burkholder discuss Burkholder's discovery of the toxic dinoflagellate Pfiesteria piscicida. Burkholder discovered the organism when she was investigating the fish kills in the estuaries of the North Carolina coast. Her subsequent research of Pfiesteria piscicida revealed that the dinoflagellate releases a neurotoxin that kills fish and can adversely effect human beings. Burkholder and her team of researchers determined that pollution created by the pork industry and other North Carolina coastal industries contributed to the proliferation of the deadly dinoflagellate. Burkholder discusses the difficulties she experienced with the North Carolina government when the economic ramifications of the dinoflagellate were revealed11ocn050558424visu20020.47Enhancing education through community serviceInterviewsChancellor Borkowski speaks with the coordinators of ACT (Appalachian and the Community Together), Shari Galiardi and Jenny Koehn. They discuss the increase in the number of Appalachian State University students who volunteer in the local community. ACT was created to organize student volunteering efforts and provide opportunities for ASU students who wish to volunteer in the local community11ocn049706827visu20020.47North Carolina's energy needsInterviewsChancellor Borkowski interviews two Appalachian State University faculty members involved in the Appalachian Energy Center, an organization dedicated to research and data collection about the energy needs of the state of North Carolina, especially the mountain area. Jeff Tiller, associate professor of technology and Dennis Grady, professor of political science discuss the energy situation in NC. Currently, ninety-five percent of the energy consumed in NC is bought from other states or foreign sources. The use of the dominant resource, coal, is causing poor air quality. Tiller and Grady are exploring alternate sources for energy, including renewable energy sources such as solar power, power generated by wind, and even the possibility of converting the state's excessive hog industry waste into an energy source11ocn050564591visu20020.47McCrumb, SharynKeepers of the legendHistoryIn the third annual Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture series, novelist Sharyn McCrumb discusses research in writing historical fiction, the writing process and her forthcoming novel about the Civil War as it was experienced in the Appalachian Mountains11ocn051960417visu20030.47Expressive arts therapyInterviewsArt, music, and dance can be effective tools in addressing emotional issues. Francis T. Borkowski and counseling expert Sally Atkins demonstrate the practice of expressive arts therapy. Borkowski plays the clarinet and Atkins responds with a poem she composes while listening to his music11ocn043980328visu20000.47Bennett, LindaThe liberal arts in a new centuryInterviewsChancellor Borkowski and Dr. Linda Bennett, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Appalachian State University, discuss the value of a liberal arts education. Critical thinking skills, a love of lifelong learning and service to the community are the hallmarks of a liberal arts degree. Borkowski and Bennett also discuss faculty research and the many cultural events at ASU11ocn232337127com20040.47Borkowski, Francis TFrancis BorkowskiFrancis Borkowski , President of USF from 1988-1993, discusses his education and university experiences before coming to Tampa, including positions at West Virginia University, Ohio University, and Purdue University, . He also discusses some of his more notable achievements on campus, as well as some of the challenges he faced as president, including laying the groundwork for a future football team and developing a better relationship with the Latino community on campus11ocn849654983file0.47R. Bruce White PapersBiographyRobert Bruce White (1872-1944) began his career a school teacher in Warsaw and Franklinton, North Carolina. While teaching in Franklinton he began to study law at Wake Forest College. He passed the bar exam in 1896 and set up a law practice in Franklinton. He later moved his office to Louisburg and set up a practice with William T. Bickett. He also became active in politics and was elected to the North Carolina Seneate in 1903 and 1915. In 1916 he accepted a position at Wake Forest College as a professor of law. He remained at Wake Forest until his retirement in1941. The R. Bruce White Papers include a photograph, correspondence, and a 1903 North Carolina Senate rosterThu Oct 16 15:53:11 EDT 2014batch17775