If you are the kind of student who values the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness, Appalachian might be the place for you. Appalachian is recognized as 3rd nationally for the number of students who participate in short-term study abroad programs.
Discover Peru with students who embarked on two study abroad courses last summer.
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.
We’re enhancing the Appalachian Experience — with a stronger physical infrastructure and five-year goals that further empower human potential. Get the full picture through a new, special website detailing our growth and change.
Dr. Baker Perry and Dr. Anton Seimon were part of a multidisciplinary expedition that installed the world’s two highest weather stations (at 8,430 meters and 7,945 meters), examined soil samples and glacial lakes to better understand the range of life surviving on Earth’s highest peaks, and more.
An NCAHEC-funded partnership with Ashe Memorial Hospital is providing Appalachian nursing students with on-site, clinical experience in providing basic health care services to patients from underserved, rural communities.
Presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts & Cultural Programs, this annual celebration of the performing and visual arts is held every July in venues across the university campus, and features an eclectic, diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming. Celebrating its 35th season in 2019, the festival has risen in stature to become one of the nation’s most highly respected summer festivals, acclaimed for the breadth and quality of its artistic programming.
Please join us for a unique evening of world-class chamber music by the Tesla Quartet, in an informal and intimate café setting— complete with great food and drink, socializing and a panoramic view of the Appalachian State University football stadium!
Multi Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti returns to the festival for a dazzling evening of music, ranging from jazz to pop to rock. For over two decades, this brilliant bandleader and born showman has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist.
This year's symposium explores the multi-fold connections between the Holocaust and education. The free and open-to-the-public lectures, discussions and film screenings shed light on how the Nazi regime relied on schooling to secure support for its racist policies, demonstrate how persecuted European Jews enlisted education as a form of spiritual resistance and explore how school systems in North America and Europe teach histories of the Holocaust today.
Lily Tomlin, one of America's foremost comediennes, returns to the festival for an unforgettable night of smart humor and laughter. Bringing more than a dozen of her most memorable characters to the stage— from Frankie, of Netflix’s hit show, to Ernestine and Edith Ann— the show will provide comical insights and witty observations about the human condition.
Camp GOTR combines the best of Girls on the Run with all the fun of camp! During each week-long session, 3rd – 5th grade girls will build friendships in a fun and inclusive setting that includes interactive games, being physically active, and expressing creativity through art & crafts and storytelling.
Roberta Grossman and Nancy Spielberg's Award-Winning Film “Who Will Write Our History” (2019) focuses on a group of Jews imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto who risked their lives so that the truth about the Nazi regime’s genocide would survive, even if they did not.
Susan Warsinger, a child survivor of the Holocaust, will shed light on the rise of anti-Semitic hate speech and mass violence in 1930s Germany. Warsinger will recall how her family barely survived Kristallnacht and how she was smuggled across the border to France only to be returned to Nazi rule when German troops reached Paris in 1940. Her talk is part of the 18th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium: Education During and After the Holocaust.
The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its “Reflections Series International” continues with a concert featuringworks by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and contemporary composer Vytautas Barkauskas, with his homage to Bach.
This is the 8th year the energy, sustainability and academic communities of the state and region have gathered to share information, innovation and best practices. The Summit serves as an opportunity for experts, policy makers and students to engage in collective efforts to further develop clean energy on campus, and to meet sustainability goals. This year's theme, "Creating a Resilient Energy Future," is a direct response to the need for us to adapt to changing markets, weather patterns and technologies.
Punch Brothers are the quintet of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher. The band has been acknowledged by the Washington Post of “…taking bluegrass to its next evolutionary stage, drawing equal inspiration from the brain and the heart.”
For more than fifty years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits and sold-out performances throughout the world. The Temptations' forty-four Billboard Top 10 hits include “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” and “I Can’t Get Next to You.” The group includes original member Otis Williams, with singers Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs and Willie Greene Jr.