Experience what it’s like to be a member of the Appalachian Community! Join us for an informative day designed just for high school students and their families and prospective transfer students. Meet our faculty, tour campus, and learn about majors, scholarships, financial aid and more.
At Appalachian, we continually develop ways for our students to work alongside their professors to research and innovate in areas of sustainability, and have maintained a long-standing position as a national leader in sustainable curriculum development.
What a great day for Appalachian! Preliminary totals show we exceeded our donor goal with 2,471 donors contributing $174,340 by midnight April 19. Thanks for saying “We’ve got your back!” to our students during this one-day giving event.
U.S. News & World Report names Appalachian State University among its Best Graduate Schools for 2019, recognizing the university’s business, education, social work and public affairs master’s programs.
The purpose of Semicolon Week is very simple. Rather than standing idle and allowing the story to end with a period, we're here to work towards continuance with the stroke of a semicolon. Be it self care or self advocacy, Semicolon Week focuses on continuing stories and providing the resources that we can capitalize on to push forward.
Join us for an informative day designed just for high school students and their families 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 Symphony Band is conducted by Kevin Gray Richardson. The program includes "Across the Halpipe" by Samuel Hazo, "Of Sailors and Whales" by W. Francis McBeth, "Down a Country Lane" by Aaron Copland, "At Dawn They Slept" by Jay Bocook and "Unter dem Doppeladler" by Josef Franz Wagner.
“Miscast” is a variety show featuring actors who sing dream roles from musicals in which they would never be cast due to their unsuitability for a given part. For example, genders may be swapped or unconventional costumes and voices may be employed. The show puts aside stereotypes and allows students the opportunity to do something the world might say they can’t.
The Hayes School of Music presents Duo Piano Recital featuring faculty members Melissa Lesbines and Rodney Reynerson with James Douthit and Bair Shagdaron. The program includes works by Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák, Gabriel Fauré and John Philip Sousa.
With the many advances taking place in the energy storage space, it is an exciting time to review the latest developments in the market. Sal Gill is the Global Business Development Manager for ABB’s Power Consulting services business and has been leading consulting engagements in the power industry for 10+ years dealing with utility and industry clients around the world.
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has joined the Department of Philosophy and Religion in co-organizing a panel discussion on “The Revolutionary Claim of '68: Remembering a Global Upheaval at 50.” Panelists include Dr. Michael Behrent (History), Dr. Nancy Love (Government and Justic Studies), Dr. Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies), and Dr. Joe Weiss (Philosophy and Religion).
Join Team Sunergy for a screening of the new documentary video “Runnin’ on Shine,” which chronicles the recent history of Appalachian State University’s solar vehicle team. A panel discussion with team members will also be held.
Public seminar by two scholars whose work addresses climate displacement and other climate injustices faced by communities around the world. Dr. Anthony Oliver-Smith has a long record of award-winning research, publications and consultation on issues relating to disasters and displacement in Peru, Honduras, India, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Japan, and the United States. Dr. Elizabeth Marino’s research explores the relationships among climate change, vulnerability, slow and rapid onset disasters, human migration, and sense of place.
The community is invited to join in the celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. This festive evening will include live music by Boone’s favorite classic jazz band, The Lucky Strikes. In addition to the refreshments, cash bar and incredible art, interpretive dancers, birthday cake and other special activities will make this anniversary extra-special.