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Archive for February, 2004

A Little Snow

021604biology_dl.jpgA little snow doesn’t stop this class assignment. Courtney Campany, a graduate student at Appalachian State University, takes students in a freshman-level biology lab across campus to learn about evergreens.

Reception for Chancellor-elect Kenneth E. Peacock Held Feb. 16

BOONE—Kenneth E. Peacock, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Appalachian State University, has been elected chancellor of the institution by the Board of Governors of the 16-campus University of North Carolina.

Kenneth E. Peacock Chancellor-elect Appalachian State University Remarks to the UNC Board of Governors

I am sure that if each of you look back on your life, you can identify some defining moments…a moment when something happened and your life was changed forever…it was enriched…perhaps more challenging…but the bottom line…it was better. For Rosanne and me, this day is one of those defining moments.

Women of Influence Awards to Be Presented Feb. 28

BOONE–The Appalachian State University Women’s Center announces the acceptance of nominations for the “Women of Influence” awards.

Women’s Leadership Conference to Be Held Feb. 28

BOONE–The public is invited to attend the annual Women’s Leadership Conference on the campus of Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Jazz Ensemble I Performs Feb. 21

BOONE–The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University and the North Carolina Music Educators District Conference present a “Jazz Ensemble I” concert on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium.

Musical Marches Highlight Feb. 20 Concert

BOONE–A variety of marches-from Broadway musicals to the circus—will be performed by the Miriam Cannon Hayes School of Music’s Appalachian Wind Ensemble on Friday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m.

WNC Economy Posts Strong Gains, Employment Still Lags

BOONE–Western North Carolina’s economy continues to grow at a strong pace. Regional economic activity increased 0.5 percent in December and has grown 3.2 percent during the past six months, according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index and Report, compiled at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State University History Professor Scott Jessee

021004history_dl.jpgWhy wait for the movie release of “Troy” when you can learn about historical wars from an expert. Appalachian State University History Professor Scott Jessee is teaching “Ancient and Medieval Warfare” as a special topic course this semester.