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Archive for May, 2004

Summer Camps Provide Economic Boost to College Campus

BOONE–Summer camps and workshops offered on college campuses do more than teach the subtleties of the curve ball or how to master a potter’s wheel.

Conner Named Chairman of Appalachian’s Department of Technology

BOONE–Sidney G. Conner has been named chairman of the Department of Technology at Appalachian State University.

Twelfth Scholarship Created to Aid Wayne County Student

BOONE–Make it an even dozen. A Wayne County businessman, who wishes to remain anonymous, has established a $20,000 scholarship to support a minority student from Wayne County enrolling at Appalachian State University in 2013.

Kesler Wins Capote Scholarship for Creative Writing

BOONE–Appalachian State University senior Eric Kesler of Boone has been awarded first place for his creative non-fiction pieces “She’s So” and “Time and a Half” in the 2004-05 Truman Capote Scholarship for Creative Writing competition.

Appalachian Receives $650,000 to Enhance Computer Science Education

BOONE–A $650,000 grant awarded to Appalachian State University will provide research opportunities for undergraduate computer science students in the state.

Appalachian Holds Memorial Day Ceremony May 31

BOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a Memorial Day ceremony May 31 at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building.

Lineback Named Interim Dean of Appalachian’s College of Arts and Sciences

051004lineback_dl.jpgBOONE–Dr. Neal Lineback has been named interim dean of Appalachian State University’s College of Arts and Science for the 2004-05 academic year.

Education is an Investment That Will Help the Nation Prosper, Graduation Speaker Says

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE–Be bullish on graduate education as an investment because of its value to your personal life and to the life of the nation, Debra Stewart told graduates of Appalachian State University’s Cratis Williams Gradate School Saturday morning.

Epley Public Relations Scholarship Awarded to Appalachian Students

050504communcations_dl.jpgBOONE–Joe Epley knows the value of an education and the benefits of lifelong learning.