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Everts installed as Appalachian’s seventh chancellor

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s seventh chancellor, Dr. Sheri N. Everts, was formally installed into office during ceremonies Friday, April 17, on campus.

The University of North Carolina System President Thomas W. Ross presided over the installation of Everts saying, “There is not a doubt in my mind that Sheri Everts is the right person to lead Appalachian State University today and in the years ahead.”

Founding director of new Office of Research Consultation named

BOONE—Shawn Bergman has been named the first university data and statistical analysis consultant for the newly created Office of Research Consultation at Appalachian State University.

ROTC Cadet team wins the 8th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March

BOONE—Cadets and officers from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program participated in this year’s Mountain Man Memorial March held April 11 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Simple messages are often the best way to reach consumers, BBDO exec says

BOONE—In a high-tech, highly connected consumer market, it’s often the simple approach to advertising and marketing that garners the greatest results, according to BBDO New York advertising agency’s president and chief executive officer John Osborn.

Suicide Awareness Week observed April 21-25 at Appalachian

BOONE—Students, faculty and staff at Appalachian State University and community members will join together April 21–25 in a week dedicated to remember those lost to suicide and prevent further losses.

As-U-R helps challenged students succeed

BOONE—A new program at Appalachian State University called As-U-R is helping college students with special challenges adjust to a new learning environment.

Team from Appalachian part of Race to Zero Student Design Competition

BOONE—Appalachian State University is one of 39 teams, and the only university from North Carolina, that will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Race to Zero Student Design Competition at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado, April 18-20. The teams represent 33 schools across the United States, Canada, Norway and China.

Community Care of North Carolina CEO to speak April 24 at Appalachian

BOONE—L. Allen Dobson Jr., M.D., president and chief executive officer of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), will be the speaker for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Distinguished Lecture Series at Appalachian State University.

Conference to focus on travel, business and investment opportunities in Cuba

BOONE—What opportunities will the thawing of US/Cuba relations bring for tourists, businesses and investors?

A one-day conference April 30 at Appalachian State University, “Cuba Answers,” will provide expert advice on new opportunities expected to occur in the Caribbean nation.