Gifts & Grants Archive
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.
BOONE—A little memory loss as you age might be a good thing.
Lisa Emery, an associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology, has received a three-year, $270,375 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) from the National Institutes of Health to better understand relationships between mood and memory.
Activity supported with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation funding
BOONE—The Appalachian Energy Center at Appalachian State University recently completed a project that began in 2005 to help eight North Carolina counties produce renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improve their economy.