Gifts & Grants Archive
BOONE—Appalachian studies scholars and those interested in regional history will have greater access to out-of-print works thanks to a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Open Book Program grant totaling $88,000 awarded to Appalachian State University.
BOONE—Transforming higher education can be a slow, laborious process – even more so if the institution is located in a country surrounded by armed conflict and regional unrest.
But despite the ongoing crisis in Northern Iraq, violence in Kurdistan has remained low, enabling professors and administrators at Salahaddin University to focus on a future that provides the best possible education for their students.
BOONE—The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) has made a $250,000 gift to the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center at Appalachian State University. The gift will be used to help modernize the center located in the Walker College of Business. Aubie Knight, CEO of IIANC, presented the check to Walker College of Business Interim Dean Heather Norris Nov. 5.