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Archive for June, 2004

Ostwalt to Chair Appalachian’s Department of Philosophy and Religion

BOONE–Conrad E. “Ozzie” Ostwalt Jr. has been named chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University.

Professor to Ride 1,000 Miles on Hand-Powered Tricycle

062804tricycle_dl.jpgBOONE – After a knee and hip replacement, avid cyclist Al Alschuler can no longer extend his leg far enough to peddle his bicycle.

Holocaust Symposium Begins Sunday

BOONE — The Third Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held June 26-July 2 at Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Inn and Conference Center.

Gregory S. Blimling Named Vice President for Student Affairs at Rutgers

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Gregory S. Blimling, vice chancellor for student development at Appalachian State University and a nationally recognized leader and scholar in student affairs, will become vice president for student affairs at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey on July 12.

Grant Will Establish Wind Energy Test Site in Avery County

061804windenergy_dl.jpgBy Jane Nicholson

BOONE–Electricity-generating wind turbines will be studied during a two-year project being conducted by Appalachian State University.

Piano Duo Performs June 27 at Appalachian

BOONE–The piano duo of Rodney Reynerson and Bair Shagdaron will be featured in Sunday, June 27, at 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is $10.

Comprehensive Travel Survey Underway in High Country Region

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE–Knowing how tourists choose their vacation destinations and activities is important information for the travel industry.

University Advancement Announces New Leadership

61504dvance_dl.jpgBOONE—Three employees within Appalachian State University’s University Advancement Division have been promoted to better serve the Appalachian Family, says Interim Vice Chancellor Jerry Hutchens.

WNC’s Economic Growth Continues

BOONE—The economy continues to grow in Western North Carolina, up 0.4 percent in April, according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report compiled at Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business.