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Archive for July, 2004

Jerry Yates Retires

071304snow_dl.jpgWhy is this man smiling? It’s because after 31 years of service to Appalachian State University, Jerry Yates will retire at the end of July. An employee of the campus post office, Yates wants to spend more time with his family and grandchild.

Wallace Named Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Development at Appalachian

070904wallace_dl.jpgBOONE–Appalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock has named Cindy Wallace interim vice chancellor for student development.

Environmental Historian Tim Silver Lectures on Mount Mitchell’s History July 22

BOONE—The history of Mount Mitchell, including the story of Elisha Mitchell’s explorations, is the topic of this year’s Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Lecture sponsored by Belk Library at Appalachian State University.

Seagle Named Chairman of Appalachian’s Department of Biology

BOONE–Steven W. Seagle has been named chairman of the Department of Biology at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Called a Best Value by Consumers Digest Magazine

BOONE–Appalachian State University is considered a best value among 50 public colleges and universities in the United States according to Consumers Digest magazine. Appalachian is listed 30th in the magazine’s rankings.

Cadet of the Day

070104pickett.jpgCadet Julius Pickett from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program was named “Cadet of the Day” on June 25 after breaking the all-time record on the hand grenade assault course at Fort Lewis in Washington.

Physics Professor Studies Ion Chemistry to Learn the Origin of the Stars

070104physics_dl.jpgBOONE–An Appalachian State University physics professor is working to help solve one of the riddles of the universe: When did the stars first form and how?