Our faculty engage in research critical to understanding environmental changes and their impacts, locally and across the globe. One example — installing Mount Everest weather stations to provide data on mountain conditions and monitor the upper reaches of the atmosphere.
Sustainability and resilience are guiding principles at App State and institutionally interwoven into our strategic plan, academic mission, engagement locally and globally and day-to-day best practices. We are recognized as a national leader for our endeavors.
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.
U.S. News & World, The Princeton Review, Forbes magazine and Money.com all agree — App State is one of the best higher education institutions in the country, and the Southeast, for 2022–23. App State was recognized for its academics, innovation, benefits for student veterans and other aspects.
App State’s full-time, on-campus Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been named a Tier One program by CEO Magazine — part of the publication’s “2022 Global MBA Rankings.” App State has held the Tier One distinction for six consecutive years, and its online MBA was ranked alongside 98 internationally recognized programs.
App State’s online bachelor’s programs and online graduate programs in business, education and nursing — offered through App State Online — rank among the best in the nation for 2023, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2023 Best Online Programs” rankings.
App State has been named a Top Producer of Fulbright students and scholars for 2022–23, with two faculty and four alumni receiving a Fulbright to teach, perform research and/or study abroad. This marks the third time the university has received this honor in the past four academic years.
App State Family Weekend is a fun-filled weekend for families to reconnect with their student(s), meet other Mountaineer families, and connect with faculty and staff. There are exciting programs and events, on campus and within the community, that allow families to experience life as a student at App State.
y(OUR) Story is a collaborative production hosted by Wellness & Prevention Services. Through partnering with actors, dancers, painters, poets and other artists, y(our) mental health journey will be shared. This event hopes to inspire those struggling with their mental health to not give up, and to bring conversation about mental health out of the shadows and into the light.
The 2023 spring concert is coordinated by Dance Studies Professor Susan Lutz and scheduled to include work by faculty members Marianne Adams, Regina Gulick and Lutz herself. Student choreographers creating new works for SADE will be announced at a later date.
Marleny Rosales-Meda, Dr. María Susana Hermes, Rafael Coy Choocoj, and Dr. Anne Fanatico will present, “Bloom Where You Are: Climate Resilience in our Communities” as part of the University Forum Series. The speakers will discuss ways in which they are using education to help local communities create more just and sustainable futures in the face of climate change.
Are you thinking about a career in health care? Do you want to be a doctor, chiropractor, veterinarian, physical therapist, pharmacist, physician’s assistant, occupational therapist, dentist, or optometrist? How about getting a graduate degree in nursing or another health care profession? Come to the Health Sciences Professional and Graduate School Fair and discover all the opportunities for further education in a Health Sciences career.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Appalachian State University. Each night will feature a completely different set of films. Continuing our tradition, live music will be performed on both Friday and Saturday nights prior to the films.
App State's Education Career Fair connects school administrators, superintendents and other employers from the field of education seeking to hire candidates in education and related fields with talented students and alumni from our Reich College of Education. The fair allows a variety of education-related employers to network and discuss career options and employment opportunities with a talented pool of students and alumni.
Open House is your opportunity to learn more about App State. Meet faculty and current students, tour campus, and learn more about financial aid, scholarships, the admissions process, and what student life at App State is really like.
April 22 marks the 53rd anniversary of Earth Day. At App State, Mountaineers celebrate Earth Day every day through the university’s ongoing commitment to sustainability. The Office of Sustainability team, along with many other campus community members, has planned several events throughout the month of April for Mountaineers to get involved in campus and community sustainability efforts. Mark your calendar, bring a friend and help make our world a greener, cleaner place for all.
The Diversity Celebration is a month-long showcase where diverse perspectives, cultures and values are accepted, appreciated and celebrated. This annual campus-wide celebration also supports and enhances the university’s commitment to actively address the educational, economic, cultural and societal needs of the changing region, state, nation and world.
The world's leading climate scientists assert that cross-sectoral, transformational change this decade is critical to avoiding catastrophic climate disruption. Many people struggle to imagine how they can participate in climate action as professionals and community members. So at this moment in history, climate storytellers like Matt Scott are essential to accelerating the actions we need to secure a safe and just climate future.
An event that authentically connects our local talent and the service industry organizations that need them in ways that traditional networking events or job fairs simply don't. This is a high-energy, hyperlocal event that features dueling, open-mic pitches where companies looking for talent, and people that have talent, each deliver alternating 60-second pitches. The event is followed by a casual but impactful networking reception.