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Archive for 2005

Appalachian Offers Tips for Staying Healthy and Happy During Holidays

BOONE – Staying healthy over the holidays can be hard for everyone.

Used Outdoor Gear Collected for Tourism Project in India

BOONE—A community outreach project is underway between Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning and The Nanda Devi Campaign, a non-profit organization based in India.

Erskine Bowles to Deliver Appalachian’s Dec. 10 Commencement Address

bowles_.jpgBOONE—Erskine Bowles, incoming president of the University of North Carolina system, will deliver commencement remarks to Appalachian State University graduates at 6 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the Holmes Convocation Center on campus.

TV Program Features Musician Arthur Smith

BOONE—Musician Arthur Smith, who composed the banjo instrumental “Dueling Banjos” – the all-time bestselling banjo instrumental – and hosted the nation’s first country music TV program, is the latest guest on “Appalachian Perspective” cable television program.

Appalachian’s Trustees Discuss Campus Safety

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees discussed campus safety during their meeting held Dec. 2.

Trustees Say Tuition Increase Needed to Ensure Quality Education

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees endorsed a $635 increase in campus-based tuition and fees for the 2006-07 academic year during its meeting Friday, Dec. 2. The proposed increase will be submitted to the UNC Board of Governors for approval.

Appalachian’s Commencement Rescheduled to 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10

BOONE — Appalachian State University Provost Stan Aeschleman announced today that this Saturday’s (Dec. 10) commencement will be rescheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. to allow the campus and the town to handle attendees for both commencement and the NCAA Division 1-AA semi-final football game between Appalachian and Furman at noon.

Contest Held to Name Library’s Coffee Shop

BOONE—Appalachian State University students have the opportunity to name a new coffee shop that will be located in the atrium of Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons.

Thanks for All You Do

d05_11patsy03_000.jpgPatsy Snyder, an accounting technician with the Appalachian State University Foundation, has received the 2005 Outstanding Employee Award from the university’s Division of University Advancement.