Thursday, April 19, 2018 - The sidewalk between Schaefer and Newland (in front of Wey Hall) will be closed to pedestrians while a giant crane replaces an aged chiller unit at Newland Hall. Several parking spaces in front of the Schaefer drop-off...

Campus Construction - What's Ongoing Fall 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:34pm
        Start and end dates always vary based on weather conditions or other discoveries; however, these are the university's best-laid plans for Summer 2018.    Most construction projects are scheduled to begin after...

Floyd Hicks Retirement Party

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:51pm
  True Story.  An actual conversation with Floyd from 2015:   Floyd: My back's killin' me.  Every year I have to go out and throw cat litter on the yard.MN: ??Floyd: Because the wife buys that Scott's fertilizer and wants me to...
University Drive Closing For Several Hours Parking and access to University Drive will be restricted on Wednesday morning, January 10, 2018, while a contractor with a large crane removes a white pine.  See map below.  Driving will not be...

Tree Planting Volunteers Needed! Nov 29 & 30, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 9:50am
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 - 12:23pm
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 - 2:46pm
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 - 3:58pm
  Thanks to Bill Fisher at 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...

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