BOONE, N.C. — This week, as faculty and students prepared for final exams, a visitor heralding winter arrived on Appalachian State University’s campus — the first accumulating snowfall of 2020.
University photographer Marie Freeman ’85 braved wind gusts of up to 25 miles per hour, along with a wind chill of 11 degrees Fahrenheit, to capture scenes of an App State campus dressed in white Dec. 1 — from a snow-dusted Sanford Mall to ducks taking an icy dip in Duck Pond.
Check out the photo gallery above to view Freeman’s frosty frames, and be sure to catch a live view of the next snowfall by visiting App State’s online Holmes Convocation Center webcam and Sanford Mall webcam.
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About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The 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 to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.