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Archive for May, 2005

Miller to Chair Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance

BOONE – Raphael “Ray” F. Miller of Roswell, Ga., has been named chairman of Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Professors Honored for Excellence in Teaching

BOONE – Six professors at Appalachian State University have been honored for their excellence in teaching.

Summer Program Aids Transition From Middle School to High School

BOONE—A new character-based youth leadership program, The Emerging Leaders Institute, will be held this summer on the Appalachian State University campus.

Expert Will Lead Wind Energy Workshop May 21-22

BOONE—Robert Preus, owner of Abundant Renewable Energy and an expert in small-scale wind energy, will lead a workshop at Appalachian State University’s Small Wind Research and Demonstration Site atop Beech Mountain on May 21-22.

Summer Craft Workshops Offered at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer 2005 Michael R. Patricelli Craft Enrichment Program, sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Department of Technology, begins May 26.

Take Time to Protect Your Wireless Computer Network, Experts Advise

BOONE—You may be giving your home Internet service away.

Three WNC Residents Receive Honorary Degrees from Appalachian

BOONE—An honorary doctor of laws degree was presented to Newland resident Martha Guy and Asheville resident Helen Powers, and an honorary doctor of letters degree was presented to Hugh Morton of Avery County this weekend during commencement ceremonies at Appalachian State University.

Develop Good Values System and Practice Good Ethics, Appalachian Graduates Told

BOONE—Students traded their baseball caps, visors and other youthful headwear for the traditional black mortar board and tassel to participate in commencement ceremonies May 7 and 8 at Appalachian State University.

Staff Members Ride to Benefit Charity

by Will Gillespie

050505ride12_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University employees Greg Williams and Alice Neff have turned their passion for riding motorcycles into charity.