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Awards, Honors and Promotions Archive

Meador named chair of Appalachian’s Department of Art

BOONE—Clifton Meador has been named chair of the Department of Art in Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts.

A promise to serve

BOONE—Carson D. Rich of Weddington was sworn in Friday as the newest member of Appalachian State University’s Board of Trustees. Rich is president of Appalachian’s Student Government Association and a junior communication/advertising major. Diane C. Deal, Watauga County Clerk of Superior Court and pictured left, administered the oath.

Appalachian’s past leaders honored

BOONE—A display honoring Appalachian State University’s former leaders was unveiled Thursday in the lobby of B.B. Dougherty Administration Building on campus. The display, “A Legacy of Leadership,” depicts the six individuals who led the university from its founding as Watauga Academy in 1899 to its evolution as a state university and nationally recognized institution.

Miller to serve as College of Fine and Applied Arts’ director of strategic initiatives

BOONE—Professor Ray Miller will join the College of Fine and Applied Arts dean’s staff at Appalachian State University as director of strategic initiatives. The appointment begins July 1.

Moskowitz Gallery naming celebration held July 11 at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

BOONE—Members of the community are invited to celebrate the naming of the Barbara Moskowitz Gallery in the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, during the summer exhibition celebration Friday, July 11, from 6-10 p.m. on Appalachian State University’s campus.

Robin Groce named interim dean of Appalachian’s Reich College of Education

BOONE—Associate Professor Robin Groce has been named interim dean of the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University for the 2014-15 academic year. Her appointment is effective July 1.

Appalachian Medallion presented to university’s first couple

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s first couple, Chancellor Kenneth E. and Mrs. Rosanne Peacock, were honored recently by Appalachian’s Alumni Association for their 31 years of service to the university.

Each was presented with the Appalachian Medallion, the highest honor conferred by the university, during the Alumni Association’s Awards Gala held June 7.

Event honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Peacock held June 27

BOONE—Community members are invited to attend a celebration honoring Chancellor and Mrs. Kenneth E. Peacock Friday, June 27, at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus.

Bond receives Lewis R. Holding Award from NC Community Foundation

RALEIGH—Dr. Bettie Bond has received the Lewis R. Holding Philanthropic Leadership Award for 2014, according to Stuart Dorsett, chairman of the board of directors of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).