Student success shows up both inside and outside the classroom at App State. Practice these 7 tips — by students, for students — to excel academically and make the most of your Mountaineer experience in 2022 and beyond.
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.
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.
App State ranks among the nation’s “Best” and “Top” colleges for 2021 and 2022, according to U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Forbes magazine. The national publications recently recognized App State for its academics, innovation, benefits for student veterans, programs to enhance the first-year experience and other aspects.
App State announces a record-breaking enrollment of 20,641 students in fall 2021 — the largest enrollment to date — which includes historic numbers of first-year and underrepresented students. The 3.1% increase in overall enrollment supports the university’s continued slow and steady growth since 2014.
U.S. News & World Report has released its 2021 “Best Online Programs” rankings, recognizing App State’s online bachelor’s and graduate education degree programs among the best in the nation. App State was named a top-20 school for “Best Business Programs.” Learn more about the rankings and App State Online programs.
“My photographic self-portraiture is borne of a fascination with the Existential questions ‘Who am I?’ and ‘Why am I?’. I am interested in dissecting the mode and manner of my own being... ‘To Be & Become (Lost in the Becoming)’ chronicles my journey into midlife. Becoming the thing I didn’t want to be – yet became, was becoming.” — Corn Wagon Thunder
In the past few decades, a growing number of photographers have challenged the romantic myth of the American West to reflect the cultural, environmental, and racial complexities of our shared histories more accurately in an on-going conversation about what it means to be an American, how identity and the landscape are intertwined and what the real West looks like today.
The event will feature Julie Pittman, Special Advisor on Teacher Engagement and the 2018 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Western Region North Carolina Teacher of the Year, and Freebird McKinney, Director of Government and Community Affairs and 2018 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year, and the RCOE’s AppAdvisory Board as they discuss their educational experiences and relevant topics related to education policy here in the state.
Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian whose stand-up special can be seen on Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup.” He’s also appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” HBO’s “Crashing” and “Will & Grace.” Matteo is currently developing an animated series, “Kickass Drag Queen,” with Bob the Drag Queen, Gary Sanchez and Unicorn Island Productions, and he co-hosts the podcast “Inside the Closet with Emma Willmann.”
Join us as guest curators Jenny Irene Miller, Raven Moffett, Shauna Caldwell share their insight behind the exhibition “To Remain Connected.” This exhibition brings together work grounded in Inuit artmaking across generations, as well as through multifaceted and evolving practices, with a hope to kindle conversations around the meaningful stories that are deeply rooted in community, placemaking and engage with ongoing legacies of creation.
Join us on the first Friday of every month as the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) is open late as part of the Downtown Boone Art Crawl. Residents, visitors and the Appalachian State University community are invited to TCVA to experience the exhibitions featured in its six galleries.
Join us on Wednesday evenings throughout the semester to unleash your creative spirit in a community of App State student peers in the studio space at the Turchin Center. Open Studio will be a time to create and play with art making materials in a casual and welcoming setting. Explore the world of texture, color and design. Play with paint, collage, pastels, pen and ink with facilitators who will inspire and offer demonstrations and prompts for creative art making.
Since the arrival of their 2016 breakthrough single “Talk Too Much,” COIN have continually turned out sublimely catchy alt-pop, equally built on effervescent hooks and an understated complexity. With that dynamic earning them a passionate following, the Nashville-based trio have spent much of the past few years bringing their sing-along-heavy live set to frenzied crowds all across the globe.
The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care. Donors are needed to warm patient hearts this winter by giving blood to combat challenges like winter weather, which could impact the blood supply.
The Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Master’s of Library Science (MLS) program presents “Book Challenges from Start to Finish.” The webinar will feature special guest, Dr. April Dawkins, assistant professor for the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In this interactive webinar, which will incorporate mini-lectures and breakout activities, we will discuss how best to respond when items in the library are challenged.
“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” is a 1670 work by renowned French playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known by his stage name Molière. In “The Bourgeois Gentleman,” a new translation of the original play by Bernard Sahlins, Molière's beloved comedy features a rising member of the middle class who lusts for social status and higher learning.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Appalachian State University. Each night will feature a completely different set of films and the content from each of these screenings will also not overlap with any of the virtual Banff Film Festival offerings. Continuing our tradition, live music will be performed each night prior to the films.