On the morning of Monday, May 25, 2015, Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students joined members of the public at the Veterans Memorial located adjacent to the Dougherty Administration Building for a Memorial Day ceremony. Students from the Reserve Officer Training Corps program performed the ceremonial raising of the flag, followed by remarks from Lt. Col. David Cox ’90, professor of military science of the Reserve Officer Training Corps.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.