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Archive for June, 2005

Andrew Lane Memorial Scholarship Established at Appalachian

BOONE – The memory of an Appalachian State University student killed in an automobile accident in Boone in March will live on thanks to contributions establishing the Andrew Lane Memorial Scholarship for Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Anderson Named Chair of Appalachian’s Management Department

BOONE – Stella E. Anderson has been named chair of the Department of Management in Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business effective July 1.

High Country’s Variety Attracts Vacationers

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE – Visitors to the High Country tend to be last minute planners, rely on word of mouth or the Internet when picking their travel destinations and activities, and favor shorter one-to three-day trips versus a weeklong excursion.

Students Dust Off the Past at Valle Crucis Historical Site

By Jane Nicholson


BOONE – A rock outcropping located along the Watauga River in Valle Crucis has been a stopping-off point for people for more than 9,000 years.

Sports Clinic Builds Excitement for Special Olympics

special29_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University recently hosted a sports clinic for Special Olympians and other sports enthusiasts with disabilities.

Volunteers Needed for Freshmen Move-In Day at Appalachian

BOONE – More than 2,500 freshmen arrive at their new home on the Appalachian State University campus Friday, Aug. 19.

Public Invited to Tour New Belk Library and Information Commons

BOONE – Area residents are invited to tour the new Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.

New Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons opens Monday, June 20

060705library_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s new Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons opens Monday, June 20, at 7:30 a.m.

Education Key for Economic Prosperity, says Kirk on “Appalachian Perspective”

BOONE – North Carolina must take on educational challenges in order to stimulate its emerging industries, says Phil Kirk, president and secretary of North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry (NCCBI).