BOONE—Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) has pledged a nine-acre tract of land on the corners of State Farm and Deerfield roads to Appalachian State University and its real estate foundation, contingent on the university securing funds from the state of North Carolina to construct a permanent building for the College of Health Sciences.
BOONE—Stephen Bezruchka, a senior lecturer in global health at the University of Washington, will present a series of lectures Feb. 16-17 at Appalachian State University. His visit is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Geography and Planning and the Borders and Bridges Grant program administered by the University Forum Committee.
BOONE—Mary Wachacha, lead consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service and a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will speak at Appalachian State University on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Edwin Duncan Hall room 315. Her talk is sponsored by the University Forum Committee, the Department of Anthropology, and the interdisciplinary studies and Appalachian studies programs. It is free and open to the public.