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Tree Planting Volunteers Needed! Nov 29 & 30, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 8:50am
Looking for a hands-on way to make a difference? We have an upcoming tree planting planned for November.     Tree Campus USA Fall Planting Volunteer to help dig, plant, mulch, and stake trees by Newland Residence Hall on campus. Each...

Boring Campus Project Likely To Excite Some Curiosity

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:23am
In an effort to determine which areas of campus are most suitable for building, contractors will be taking soil samples from 16 locations on campus. Drill rigs used for boring soil samples will require an area of 30 x 20 ft (approximately the size...
Our new Georgia Pacific paper towel dispensers are saving trees because they don't leave any residual, wasted paper on the rolls. But they do have one unfortunate quirk that may leave you dripping with frustration.  Here's a trick to receiving...

Welcome to the Water Quality Walking Tour

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:46pm
Appalachian State and the New River Conservancy share a common goal of improving water quality on our campus and throughout Boone. The Center for Appalachian Studies and the New River Conservancy have created a nifty, little walking tour around...
Construction on the Beaver College of Health Sciences Building is just a little over one-third of the way finished. It'ss exciting to see some of the windows in and some of the brick and stone installed.  We weather following Hurricane Harvey...

Poplar Grove - CLOSURE September 5th - 7th, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:58pm
  Thanks to Bill Fisher at www.goblueridge.net for writing the following: The Department of Transportation will be closing Poplar Grove Road next week. Kevin Whittington of the Watauga office of the Department of Transportation District 2 has...

July 2017 Physical Plant Newsletter

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:32am
Second quarter 2017 newsletter features: Pictures from July 4th Party News about Promotions, New Hires, Retirements Data on accident related costs to App State (real numbers!) Sharps containers going in - Who to text when you find a sharp A...
Lots of progress this week and the building is really beginning to take form.  Here is some of the progress for this week:   Levels 2 & 6 Roofing installation underway Air Barrier Completed, South Elevation, Areas A&C Window...
Extensive repairs to the chiller pump that cools Rankin West, Rankin South and Duncan Hall are underway and the buildings should return to comfortable temperatures by noon tomorrow, June 15, 2017. Sorry the A/C is down, folks, we are working to have...
It was an exciting week as the Rodgers team celebrated the raising of the highest beam on the Beaver Colleges of Health Sciences with a traditional ceremony which included placing an evergreen high atop the building and signing the final beam. The...

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