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Archive for May, 2005

Chilton to Chair Appalachian’s Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

052705chilton_dl.jpgBOONE—Bradley S. Chilton will join the faculty at Appalachian State University July 1 as chairman of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice.

Brooks to Lead Appalachian’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies

brooks.jpgBOONE – J. Bryan Brooks has been named chairman of the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies in the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University.

TV Program Highlights Leadership Institute and Multi-Arts Festival

BOONE – Summer on the Appalachian State University campus is far from quiet. The university hosts 12,000 visitors each summer for camps and conferences, plus another 25,000 attendees for its month-long Appalachian Summer Festival.

Regional Economy Shows Signs of Strength

BOONE – Western North Carolina’s faltering economy may be turning a corner, according to data compiled in the Western North Carolina Economic Index.

Air Pollution Researchers Meet May 19-22 in Asheville

BOONE – They are known as the NE-1013.

Pilates Lessons Offered at Appalachian

051705pilates.jpgBOONE – Area residents interested in taking a Pilates class can participate in a program being offered this summer by Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Melinda Roberts hits trifecta with her research on ozone’s effects on native wildflowers

roberts.jpgMelinda Roberts, a biology graduate student from Appalachian State University, hit the trifecta with her research on ozone’s effects on native wildflowers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Appalachian Holds Memorial Day Ceremony May 30

BOONE – Appalachian State University will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on May 30 at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building.

Brown Receives Police Officer of the Year Award

brown_dl.jpgBOONE – Johnny Brown, a sergeant in Appalachian State University’s Police Department, has received the Police Officer of the Year Award presented by the Boone Optimist Club.