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Archive for June, 2002

Author Sharyn McCrumb to Speak at Appalachian

BOONE–Regional novelist Sharyn McCrumb will speak at Appalachian State University on Wednesday, July 17, at 3:30 p.m. at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

“The Things They Carried” Selected for Appalachian’s Summer Reading Program

062102obrian_dl.jpgby Crystal Thompson

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s 2002 summer reading program selection is “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien.

College Tours Are Becoming Part of Families’ Summer Vacation Plans

tour.jpgBOONE–Moms and dads across the country are

packing the family vehicle for a summer vacation that includes stops at one or more college campuses.

Remembering the Holocaust Symposium Held July 8-12 at Appalachian

BOONE–The five-day symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” begins July 8 at Appalachian State University as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival.

Wachovia Contributes Final Installment of $200,000 Gift to Appalachian

BOONE–Appalachian State University has received a $20,000 gift from the Wachovia Foundation as the final installment of a $200,000 commitment to the university’s Alfred T. Adams Professorship in Banking Endowment.

Community Service Spotlighted on “Appalachian Perspective”

BOONE–An increasing number of Appalachian State University students are volunteering their time in the local community and gaining a broader education as a result.

Appalachian’s Interior Design Program Joins Department of Technology

BOONE–Students pursuing a degree in housing and interior design at Appalachian State University will join the Department of Technology effective July 1.

Hurricane Season Has Coastal Homeowners, and Insurers, Monitoring Storm Predictions

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE–The arrival of hurricane season has coastal property owners, including those in North Carolina, monitoring this season’s storm predictions.

Appalachian Trustees Approve Millennial Campus

parrot.jpgBOONE–The Board of Trustees of Appalachian State University today approved designating a portion of university property as a “millennial campus” to strengthen the link between Appalachian’s educational and research programs and regional economic development initiatives.