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Archive for May, 2007

Wanda Stutts to serve as interim chair of Appalachian’s Department of Nursing

BOONE—Dr. Wanda Stutts has been named interim chair of the Department of Nursing at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Stutts is an associate professor in the department.

N.C. Chamber President Lew Ebert to address economic summit

BOONE—Lew Ebert, president and CEO of the N.C. Chamber of Commerce (formerly NCCBI), will present the luncheon keynote address at Appalachian Regional Development Institute’s Leadership Summit “Doing Our Part: The Role of North Carolina’s Rural Public Universities in Economic Transformation.

Books for Kids


Students in the N.C. Teaching Fellows Program at Appalachian State University delivered books, scientific calculators and CD players to the Western Youth Network’s After School Program. The materials were purchased through a grant funded by the Staples Foundation. Angie Grimes, left, WYN After School Program Director, Amanda Ecklund, a student in the WYN After School Program, and Rachel Warriner, a Teaching Fellow from Appalachian, display some of the books donated to the program. (Photo courtesy of Janice Koppenhaver)

Exercise and the Immune System

University holds Memorial Day ceremony May 28

BOONE—Appalachian State University will hold a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on the west side of the Dougherty Administration Building.

Drilling Back to the Future

The Polluting of a Park

A Day in Raleigh

peacock_t.jpgAppalachian State University Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock spoke to legislators and others from Western North Carolina during a luncheon May 9 in Raleigh. The luncheon was co-sponsored by Appalachian, UNC Asheville and Western Carolina University. It was held in conjunction with the UNC Board of Governors Legislative Day activities. Also attending from Appalachian, but not pictured, were SGA President Forrest Gilliam, Board of Trustees member Tom Cook and Alumni Council President Jon Parks.

Workshop on residential micro-hydro systems held May 26-27 at Appalachian

BOONE— Learn how you can power your house from a small stream on your property during a workshop on residential micro-hydro systems May 26-27 at Appalachian State University.