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Archive for May, 2004

TV Program Spotlights Chancellor-elect Kenneth E. Peacock

BOONE–The family atmosphere at Appalachian State University gets Chancellor-elect Kenneth E. Peacock excited about coming to work each day.

Leadership and Community Development Expert Speaks June 1 at Appalachian

050504grisham.jpgBOONE–Vaughn Grisham, director of the McLean Institute for Community Development and professor of sociology at the University of Mississippi, will be the presenter for the Speakers Series on Tuesday, June 1, at 1:30 p.m. at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center at Appalachian State University.

WNC Economy Grows in March; Jobs Created Across the Region

BOONE–The month of March delivered good economic news for the western counties in the state, according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report.

Campus Street Named for Wilkes County Resident

050604branch_dl.jpgBOONE–There’s a new street on the Appalachian State University campus. Jack Branch Drive intersects with Stadium Drive and fronts Owens Field House near Kidd Brewer Stadium.