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.
The idea of sheriffs in America is both deeply mythologized and yet highly incomplete. Research by Dr. Emily Farris, associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas Christian University, examines how sheriffs represent key, fundamental tensions in politics in the United States. Farris’ focus on the intersection of politics and the administration of justice makes her work relevant for the on-going national discussion revisiting the role of policing in our communities.
Appalachian State University's Center for Appalachian Studies and Department of Sociology are proud to present a screening of Calls from Home, a short documentary about mass incarceration in America and how one community uses local radio to connect through prison walls. Calls from Home documents how families of people jailed in central Appalachian prisons work with WMMT-FM, a radio station based in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to facilitate communication with their loved ones in prison.
Join the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies (CJHPS) for an opportunity to hear from Tanya Gersh, a real estate agent and mom, who became a victim of antisemitic cyberattacks. This is a story about overcoming hate. It is a story of inspiration and courage. It is a story of a small town rallying together to protect its citizens.
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.
The first Immigrant Mountaineers Movement Conference will be held on Friday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first and second floors of Appalachian State University's Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences. The event is free and open to the public. Conference attendees are invited to discuss immigration issues, hear from immigrant-affected people, and envision a more equitable environment for immigrants in the High Country and across North Carolina.
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.