BOONE—Gifts totaling $94,900 have been made by the accounting firm of Dixon Hughes Goodman to Appalachian State University’s Walker College of Business. The gifts provide continuing support of the college’s Department of Accounting, discretionary funds available to the dean of the college, and have established the Dixon Hughes Goodman/Brooks Ferrell Memorial Scholarship endowment fund.
Gifts & Grants Archive
BOONE—Running on autopilot. How many times has that described your work or school day after a sleepless night – or week?
Two professors at Appalachian State University have received a $405,628 National Science Foundation award to study how sleep restriction and disruption of the circadian rhythm, or natural sleep cycle, impacts decision making.
BOONE—Stress, anxiety and sleep difficulties are pressing problems facing today’s college students.
Dr. Karen Caldwell, a professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education, thinks practicing the art of Tai Chi can help students improve their quality of sleep and reduce stress.
BOONE—Best-selling author James Patterson is creating a scholarship program at Appalachian State University to help prepare teachers for North Carolina. His gift to the Reich College of Education will provide $60,000 to fund eight scholarships for freshmen who have declared their intent to pursue a career in teaching.