Appalachian State University

ASU Withdraws UDO Amendment Request for Off-Campus Offices; Public Hearing for Rezoning Sept. 10

Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 3:15 pm
Aug. 22, 2012. At the regular Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21, Appalachian State University was granted a special public hearing on Sept. 11. The hearing will pertain to a rezoning request for property off of University Hall Drive. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Appalachian State University Welcoming 16,000+ Students this Week; First Day of Class is Tuesday, Aug. 21

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 1:03 pm
Aug. 16, 2012. It’s that time of year again. Boone is about to get a lot busier and a lot younger as Fall Freshman Move-In Day takes place tomorrow on the campus of Appalachian State University. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Appalachian to Recruit High School Students from China

Published Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm
July 25, 2012. Appalachian State University has established formal relationships with high schools in China as part of its international student recruitment effort. Dr. Jesse Lutabingwa, associate vice chancellor for international education and development, recently led a delegation from Appalachian to visit the Chinese high schools. Read more...
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ASU: The ‘Pride and Trepidation’ of Boone; More ‘Anti-Annex Legislation’ Could Imbalance Future Relationship

Published Monday, July 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm
July 12, 2012. The Town of Boone and ASU haven't always had a good rapport, but the relationship has improved as both entities work closer together. As ASU expands - both in student enrollment and as a local landholder - and if the "anti-annexation" legislation trend continues, one official warns this "balanced" relationship may wilt. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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ASU Fraternity Member Curtiss Stafford, Treasurer for Alpha Phi Alpha, Charged With Embezzlement

Published Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 1:10 pm
July 12, 2012. Boone Police have charged Curtiss Stafford, age 24, of Boone, NC with three counts of felony Embezzlement. This was subsequent to an investigation into several checks that were written and cashed for personal use out of his fraternity’s account, in which he was the acting treasurer. Read more...
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Campaign for Appalachian ‘Ahead of Schedule’ – $141.7 Million Raised Already with Two and a Half Years to Go

Published Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 5:20 pm
July 3, 2012. The seven-year "Campaign for Appalachian," a campaign to raise $200 million for academics, arts and athletics at Appalachian State University, is currently ahead of schedule and may end up surpassing the fundraising goal by 2014. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Appalachian State Climbs Into Baseball America’s Top-25 College Poll for First Time in Program’s History

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 10:24 am
May 15, 2012. ASU baseball added another monumental achievement to its ever-growing 2012 resume on Monday when it entered Baseball America’s college top-25 poll for the first time. Appalachian comes in at No. 24 nationally in this week’s Baseball America rankings. Read more...
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Names of One Student and Three Student Athletes at App State Involved in Sexual Assault Cases Released

Published Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:35 am
May 4, 2012. According to The Appalachian student newspaper, the names of four students involved in various sexual assault charges have been released. This comes after months of controversy about the university withholding the names from the public. Read more...
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Tenured Professor Placed on Leave After Showing a Film About Pornography in Intro Sociology Class at ASU

Published Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 7:59 am
April 21, 2012. A tenured professor of sociology at Appalachian State University has been placed on administrative leave following complaints last month from four students about her "inappropriate speech and conduct in the classroom," including showing a movie about pornography. Read more...
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Snow Causes Area Schools to Delay, Close

Published Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10:54 am
Feb. 20, 2012. WATAUGA & AVERY COUNTIES -- After a recent round of wintry weather on Feb. 19, some area schools were forced to delay or close this morning. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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