Cutting the ribbon at the Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences are, from left, Appalachian Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Darrell Kruger; Student Government Association President DeJon Milbourne; Appalachian Regional Healthcare System CEO Chuck Mantooth; Dr. Marie Huff, dean of the Beaver College of Health Sciences; Tom Lawrence, executive director of the Leon Levine Foundation; University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings; Appalachian State University Chancellor Dr. Sheri Everts; N.C. Ho

Appalachian State University cut the ribbon on the Connect NC Bond’s first completed project on Friday, Sept. 21. The Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences building was completed on time and on budget. Levine Hall is Appalachian’s newest and largest academic building to date, and its design facilitates innovative and collaborative learning for thousands of students.

The five-story, 203,000-square-foot Levine Hall was the first project funded by the Connect NC Bond, a bond approved by the citizens of North Carolina in 2016 by a 2-to-1 margin.

University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings, who attended the ceremony, said, “I know Appalachian State and all of those who study in Levine Hall will continue paying back North Carolinian voters with their impact and accomplishments for years to come.”

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Originally published Sept. 21, 2018.


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