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Archive for July, 2005

WNC’s Economy Continues Strong Growth

BOONE – Western North Carolina’s economy continued strong positive growth during May.

Dougherty Family Bible Given to University

By Jane Nicholson

dougherty1_dl.jpgBOONE – Descendants of D.D. Dougherty, co-founder of what is now Appalachian State University, have donated a treasured family heirloom to the university.

Parker Named Director of George M. Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian

By Jeff Cloninger

parker.jpgBOONE – Jason C. Parker has been named director of the George M. Holmes Convocation Center, the primary indoor sports and convocation facility at Appalachian State University.

Applications Available for the Chuck and Robin deKrafft Staff Scholarship at Appalachian

BOONE – Applications for the fall 2005 Chuck and Robin deKrafft Staff Scholarship are now being accepted.

Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology to Be Offered in Hickory

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Technology, in conjunction with the Office of Extension and Distance Education, is proposing to begin an off-campus Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology (GAIT) program leading to the bachelor of science degree.

Spring 2005 Cold Mountain Review Available

070105coldmountain_dl.jpgBOONE – The spring 2005 issue of Cold Mountain Review is now available.

Grant Funds Redesign of Appalachian’s Public History Program

by Jane Nicholson

BOONE – Mention the word “historian” and a variety of images come to mind. The most common, perhaps, is that of a researcher who spends hours in the library poring over old books and manuscripts.