Appalachian wants students to become resilient – meaning they embody the skills for responding effectively to challenges and setbacks. Our Resiliency Toolkit offers tips and resources for building up this muscle.
Dr. Davis Hankins of Appalachian State University is one of 10 winners of the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise this year. He received this award for his work “The Book of Job and the Immanent Genesis of Transcendence” (Northwestern University Press, 2015).
Appalachian alumni James Daugherty ’93 ’94 and Julia Kay “Kay” Rogers ’69 ’76 were inducted into the Rhododendron Society on July 21 at a brunch held on campus. As the highest honor given by the Reich College of Education, the award honors alumni for their exemplary service to education and to their communities.
In this role, Robert Gelber will oversee all aspects of AppTV, including programming, expansion and new initiatives while also mentoring students in the university’s electronic media/broadcasting program.
The Appalachian Energy Center is a source of up-to-date information related to renewable energy, building science and energy efficiency. The workshops are held in various locations in and around Boone and provide continuing education credits for architects, engineers, attorneys and NABCEP professionals.
Evan Button & the Tribe formed in the mountains of Appalachia, an environment that has a great impact on the Tribe’s sound. Combining reggae, soul, folk, and funk, Evan Button & the Tribe’s sound cannot be defined by a single genre.
As the second race in the High Country Triple Crown series, the High Country Half Marathon is celebrating its seventh annual race. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, a self-confidence building program for girls in the third through eighth grades.
Facilitated by Dr. Jared McBride (UCLA/USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research), workshop participants will have full access to the Foundation’s Visual History Archive that contains over 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and other eyewitnesses of the Holocaust, the Rwandan, Armenian, Cambodian, and Guatemalan genocides, and the Nanjing Massacre in China.
Dr. Jared McBride (UCLA), a Holocaust scholar who specializes in the regions of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, will give a talk that will extensively incorporate video testimony from Jewish survivors that are part of the USC Shoah Foundation's impressive Visual History Archive.
Come check out this high-energy program and learn about the history and art of stepping. As the world’s first professional company dedicated to this art form, the dancers of Step Afrika! use their bodies as instruments, integrating stepping with African traditional dance and other dance forms to create a high-energy, sharply choreographed, and incredibly entertaining performance.
The Walk for Awareness is a silent walk through campus to commemorate lives lost to violence in our community, to support victims and survivors of violence and to affirm our commitment and responsibility to speak out against violence in all its forms.
Join us for an informative day designed just for high school students and prospective transfer students. Meet our faculty, tour campus, and learn more about majors and programs, scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and what it’s like to be a member of the Appalachian community.
The symposium theme is “Advancing the Leader Within: Building Capacity.” Keynote speakers are Dr. Jane K. Fernandes, president of Guilford College, and Dr. Sharon L. Contreras, superintendent of Guilford County Schools.