Whether you’re an alum or a new Mountaineer, enjoy exploring all things App State by visiting App Up — our App State Toolkit. Through this resource, you can learn about App State traditions, view campus in real time via live webcams, get to know — or revisit — App State lingo, and grab some digital swag.
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.
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’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.
Join the Mathematics and Science Education Center this summer as they explore how to teach about climate change using picture books and exploratory learning. Partnering with faculty across campus to explore key issues such as flooding, bee habitats, and preserving plants, teachers will explore how to teach their fourth through sixth graders about the complexities of climate change and how it impacts their lives and 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.
This is an opportunity for art lovers to surround themselves with stunning artwork and meet the accomplished artists exhibiting in the galleries at the Turchin Center. Spend time with fellow community members who believe that art is something to be shared, cherished and celebrated. Experience diverse artwork by nationally and internationally renowned artists right here at the crossroads of Appalachian State University and downtown Boone.
Harpist and composer Maeve Gilchrist’s new offering “The Harpweaver” plays on the idea of artistic nostalgia. When we can’t be with those that we love, surely the next best thing is to experience the catharsis of familiar sounds; notes and words that bring a sense of connection, possibility and joy.
Marty Stuart, the Country Music Hall of Famer and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and musician is living, breathing country-music history. He’s played alongside the masters, from Cash to Lester Flatt as he continues to record and release keenly relevant music, with records that honor country’s rich legacy while advancing it into the future.
Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding moderates a panel discussion with Appalachian State University Art Department faculty members featured in the current biennial exhibition, which will be exhibited at the Turchin Center and in the Smith Gallery of the Schaefer Center. Learn about the work and practice of AppState’s esteemed artists and professors, with an opportunity to ask questions and view the galleries.
Summertime in Boone is filled with wildflowers, mountain breezes and cool evenings. Join us on campus as we enjoy the beauty of the High Country to celebrate Appalachian State University scholarships, the Black and Gold Society induction ceremony, the Alumni Awards Gala and the Jazz Brunch.
Each year the Appalachian Alumni Association recognizes a few individuals who have made a lasting impact on society and on Appalachian State University through outstanding professional, philanthropic or volunteer accomplishments. Selected through a highly competitive process, each recipient will be celebrated at the Alumni Awards Gala.
Enjoy the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains by attending the 97th GCEA Conference on the campus of Appalachian State University. The Thomas W. Reese Graphic Communications Management Program is the host for this year’s Graphic Communications Education Association Summer Conference. If you have a passion for graphic communications education in any capacity this conference is for you!
Prof. Michael Berenbaum, the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University, will examine “Anti-Judaism and Anti-Semitism in European History and Visual Culture” in an on-campus lecture that is open to the public. This program is part of this year's 20th Anniversary Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on “Remembering the Holocaust.”
Eliyana Adler, an associate professor of History and Jewish Studies at the Pennsylvania State University and award-winning specialist in East European Jewish history, will give an in-person lecture on “Substitute Gravestones: Constructing and Reconstructing Holocaust Memorial Books.” It is keynote lecture for the Professor Rosemary Horowitz z''l Memorial Conference organized by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, which Prof. Horowitz, a specialist in Yizkor Books, headed for many years.