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The Common Reading Program at Appalachian State University announces its 2020–21 book selection: "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore" (Milkweed Editions, 2018) by Elizabeth Rush — a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist in general nonfiction.
Dr. Emory Maiden
As if this year's challenges weren't enough, I've been stunned and saddened by the loss of these two great gentlemen, and I know that many folks on campus share that loss and sadness. Dr. Emory Maiden was one of my first graduate school professors...
Dr. Don Presnell will assume a new position as Director of the Common Reading Program in University College at Appalachian State University beginning July 1, 2019.  Presnell holds M.A. degrees in English and Spanish and the Ed.D. degree in...
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