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964
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Dr. John Thomas, chancellor of Appalachian State University, has contributed greatly to the growth of the university.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 2, Feb 1993, p12-16, por
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4324
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Colleges and universities affect economically the communities where they are located. Appalachian State University in Boone brought to the local economy $407 million, according to a 1998 ASU research study. Factors contributing to this amount were a 12 percent rise in enrollment between 1988 and 1998, significant raises in university personnel salaries, and around 392,000 visitors who spent over $990,000 at university events.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 10, Oct 1999, p10, por
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4456
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Frank Borkowski, chancellor of Appalachian State University at Boone, is an accomplished musician and conductor who is conducting the university into the twenty-first century.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 58 Issue 1, Jan 2000, p46-49, por
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6847
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Ken Peacock did not plan for a career in higher education. A tax planner and auditor, he began teaching income taxation at Winston-Salem State University in 1973. Thirty-one years later, he is still in higher education. He spent twenty years at Appalachian State University as a teacher and administrator. On July 1, 2004, he was named ASU's sixth chancellor.
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12998
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Appalachian State University, founded in Boon in 1899 as a teacher training school, is celebrating its ninetieth birthday. Ninety percent of the school's 11,501 students are from North Carolina.
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19352
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Dr. Mayfield has been a faculty member for the Department of Geography and Planning at Appalachian State for 24 years. He received the 2012 Educator of the Year Award for his tireless service during his tenure at Appalachian State having taught 21 different courses and surpervised field schools for 15 years.
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23833
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Students from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina built a self-sufficient home in the hopes of winning the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, an international competition that challenges collegiate teams from around the world to design, build, and operate solar-powered homes.
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24456
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North Carolina’s Elderhostel programs are like summer camp for grown-ups, teaching skills such as how to play folk instruments and how to carve duck decoys for hunting. A number of schools participate in the Elderhostel programs, including Appalachian State University, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Mars Hill College.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p41-45, il
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31340
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Three years ago, former Appalachian State basketball player Omar Carter suffered cardiac arrest on the court. Now he uses the near-death experience to spread awareness about heart health.
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31497
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When the North Carolina General Assembly convened in July of 1967, it had created not one, but four new university campuses separated and apart from the Consolidated University of North Carolina. Attaining new status were East Carolina University, West Carolina College, Appalachian State Teachers College, and North Carolina Agriculture and Technical College.
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31692
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Appalachian State University’s programs in the region are growing and expanding at a surprising rate. Five years ago, the North Carolina General Assembly authorized and charged the school to extend its influence and service throughout the state and region. Since then, the university has initiated projects to improve graduate education, develop time-shortened degrees, facilitate continuing education, and preserve and enhance mountain culture.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 8, Aug 1973, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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32557
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Historically, China has been a profitable market for North Carolina’s tobacco and textile products and a recruiting ground for missionaries. Dr. John E. Thomas, Chancellor of Appalachian State University, is facilitating an innovative educational exchange program with the Northeast Institute of Technology in Shenyang, China. As a former engineer and communications officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Thomas believes the exchange program will lead to advantageous opportunities.
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37016
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One woodsman proves that some tools are still standard, despite the ubiquity of digital based technology. His promotion of horse power is extended to teaching students from Appalachian State how to use this tool. Tasks mentioned by the author where horse power is useful included cleaning debris from a graveyard or clearing a mountainside for a bird habitat.
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38220
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How the UNC system passes the test is seemingly simple: graduate more students from rural parts of North Carolina and low income households; graduate more students within five years. What makes the test not so simple to pass is issues not so easily measured in rates or statistics. Those highlighted included the pressure on unprepared students to attend a university; post high school alternatives under-promoted because of the attention placed on university attendance.