U.S. Marine Corps veteran and App State professor Dr. Seth Grooms continued the university's longstanding practice of placing a commemorative wreath at the campus Veterans Memorial, which honors App State students, faculty, staff and alumni who died while serving our country.
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.
The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, CEO Magazine and Fortune magazine have named App State’s Walker College of Business and its Master of Business Administration program among the best in the nation, Southeast and world for 2022–23 and 2023–24.
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.
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 the artist for a virtual presentation in the Turchin Center lecture hall as part of the June First Friday events. Signe Stuart’s professional career has now spanned more than sixty-five years. Her approach to art making has always relied on experimentation and rule breaking. Using the materials and form of painting, she breaks away from the standard rectangle and concepts of framing. Her visual vocabulary emphasizes line: single lines emerging from material; low relief line patterns forming flux fields and networks of relationships.
The Appalachian Energy Summit, started in 2012, is designed primarily for faculty, staff and students at institutions of higher learning, as well as local and state government staff and employees of non-profit organizations focused on energy and sustainability, and has a history of bringing together world leaders in the energy and sustainability sectors.
Blood drives are sponsored quarterly by the American Red Cross. Faculty, staff, retirees, and family members can now complete their pre-reading and health history questions online by visiting redbrossblood.org on the day of their donor appointment to help reduce the time they spend at the driveby up to 15 minutes. Appointments are highly suggested. Walk-ins are welcomed but will be taken after donors with appointments.
Analytics Day is a one day mini-conference with a focus on using Tableau for analytics and data visualization in Higher Education. Individuals from a wide variety of higher-ed institutions share their work through hands-on and show-and-tell sessions. This professional development experience is appropriate for new and veteran employees in various departments across campus. From analysts to data scientists, from directors to researchers, there is something for everyone.
HPFS is so honored to announce they will be hosting monthly on-campus mammogram screenings for App State faulty, staff, retirees and their spouses. With so many people behind on their preventative screenings, Novant Health Breast Center of Winston-Salem has offered to come to campus to provide more screening appointments monthly.
Performing a mix of jazz-influenced soul, pop, standards and more with his band! Leslie Odom, Jr. is a two-time Academy Award-nominated, Tony and Grammy Award-winning, and three-time Emmy Award nominated actor, singer, songwriter, and entertainer. With an expansive career that touches many performance genres, Odom Jr. has been repeatedly recognized as a unique performer with a serious and distinct dedication to the craft of storytelling.
The Calidore String Quartet is renowned for its “deep reserves of virtuosity and irrepressible dramatic instinct”. The Calidore is recognized as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of a vast repertory; from the cycles of quartets by Beethoven and Mendelssohn to works of celebrated contemporary voices like Grygory Kurtag, Jörg Widmann and Caroline Shaw.
Multiple award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is renowned across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch. She is best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Miss Saigon. She was also the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved show as Fantine in the 2006 revival. Many fans of all ages recognize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan and Mulan II. For her portrayal of the beloved princesses, the Walt Disney Company bestowed her with the honor of “Disney Legend.”
Vivian Howard is an award-winning cookbook author, TV personality, chef and restaurateur. Born in Deep Run, NC, as the youngest daughter in a tobacco and hog farming family, Vivian’s upbringing was steeped in the Southern food traditions of her neighbors. After college, she moved to New York to work in advertising, but soon transitioned to the city’s food and restaurant scene. Vivian honed her culinary skills in the kitchens of some of New York’s most esteemed restaurants and trained under some of the most cutting-edge chefs.
Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, encompassing a professional touring company, a leading studio school, and a national and international education and community outreach program. Each component of Dance Theatre of Harlem carries a solid commitment towards enriching the lives of young people and adults around the world through the arts. Dance Theatre of Harlem has achieved unprecedented success, bringing innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression to audiences in New York City, across the country and around the world.
Grammy Award winner and Grand Ole Opry member Darius Rucker will perform live at Kidd Brewer Stadium, for one night only! Rucker first achieved multi-Platinum status in the music industry as lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning band Hootie & the Blowfish. Since releasing his first Country album in 2008, Rucker has earned a whole new legion of fans with four No. 1 albums on the Billboard Country chart.