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Archive for May, 2003

Collection of Land Speculation Records Dating to 1775 Donated to Appalachian State University Library

BOONE–A vast collection of deeds, letters, survey plats and other materials dating to 1775 has the potential for rewriting the history of the southern Appalachian mountains, say southern historians.

Summer Craft Enrichment Program Begins in June

BOONE–The Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program at Appalachian State University offers more than a dozen hands-on workshops beginning in June.

Appalachian’s Department of Sociology and Social Work Will Oversee Foster Grandparents and Senior Companion Programs

052103seniors_dl.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University’s Department of Sociology and Social Work has received a $620,000 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to assume sponsorship of two long established programs serving the elderly and children with special needs in a five-county area.

“Appalachian Perspective” Features Piano Performance by Zen Buddhist Priest

BOONE– Tozan Hardison, a Zen Buddhist priest and former concert pianist, appears on the latest “Appalachian Perspective” cable television program of Appalachian State University.

Mark Estepp Named Dean of Appalachian’s College of Fine and Applied Arts

051603estepp_dl.jpgBOONE–J. Mark Estepp has been named dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Appalachian State University.

Cooper and Frank Elected to Appalachian’s Board of Trustees

BOONE–John E. Cooper Jr. of Boone and Hughlene Frank of Greensboro have been elected to four-year terms of office on Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees beginning July 1.

Williams to Appear on UNC-TV’s Black Issues Forum

BOONE–Harry Williams, associate vice chancellor for diversity at Appalachian State University, will appear on UNC-TV’s Black Issues Forum on Friday, May 23, for a roundtable discussion on affirmative action.

Appalachian Chancellor Frank Borkowski to Take Medical Leave; Provost Harvey Durham Named Acting Chancellor

BOONE—UNC President Molly Corbett Broad has granted Appalachian State University Chancellor Frank Borkowski a medical leave of absence that is expected to last approximately four weeks.

Graduates Told Life of Community Service Brings Personal and Professional Rewards

holland.jpgBOONE–Going to college must become more than just earning a degree that leads to a successful career.