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The Belks At Appalachian Carol Grotnes Belk Library and Information Commons opened in 2005 and is named in honor of Belk’s wife of 63 years. “The library is the center of any college or university. It should be an outstanding building,” he said of the library at Appalachian, pictured.

Anne Belk Hall opened in 1969 as Belk Library and was renamed in honor of Belk’s late daughter-in-law in 2009. The Irwin “Ike” Belk Track at Kidd Brewer Stadium dedicated in 2009.

Belk Residence Hall, constructed in 1980, was named in honor of Belk for his service on the state legislature.

Art On Campus At Belk Library and Information Commons: “The Quest for Knowledge,” mural by Brenda Councill “Lucky 8,” sculpture by Jon Hair, pictured “Dance of Learning (aka Moondance),” sculpture by Richard Hallier “Carol and Mary,” sculptures of Belk’s granddaughters by Gregory Johnson “Anything but Homework” and “Story Time,” sculptures by De L’Esprie

At Stadium Drive: "Yosef," sculpture by Richard Hallier Planned Installations: Forthcoming is a mural to be created by Brenda Councill for the new College of Education building, a sculpture honoring Coach Jerry Moore, to be installed at Kidd Brewer Stadium, and “Aspire,” a sculpture by Jon Hair to be installed this spring near the Central Dining Hall.


Appalachian Today - Spring 2011  

Appalachian State University magazine

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