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.
First Year Showcase connects first-year and transfer students with upper-level classmen and faculty/staff in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Together, they create and devise a new artistic community, an inclusive production incorporating anyone who wants to be involved. Open to all students who are interested in majoring or minoring in any of the department's six degree concentrations, this year's theme will gather inspiration from “Suitcases, and all that they evoke!”
Are you interested in building relationships across lines of difference and taking collaborative action to address issues affecting campus and the community? Consider applying for the Appalachian Interchange Retreat - a three-day immersion retreat designed to help students explore their own identities and practice dialogue through exploration of their own stories and the stories of others. To apply, fill out the application by Sept. 15.
Everyone from the famous to families just looking for farm-fresh eggs at the ready, have taken to raising hens and roosters at home. If you’ve been thinking about joining the chicken-keeping contingency, there’s no need to wing it. From setting up the perfect coop to ensuring a steady supply of wholesome eggs, our Ann Wortinger will walk you through every step of the process.
The Hayes School of Music once again celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with a new series of concerts by composers from Spain and composers of Spanish heritage. Program Two includes works by composers Juana Inés de la Cruz, Antonio Lauro, Isaac Albeniz, Alberto Ginastera, Elena Minor, Isaac Albéniz, Astor Piazzolla, Gary Soto, Octavio Paz and Manuel de Falla.
The Office of Sustainability’s Free Store hits the road! Come learn about the Office of Sustainability’s Food Pantry and Free Store. Help divert landfill waste by getting free clothes and learn about how you can donate your old clothes to help the environment and your community.
Come join us for a dynamic conversation and lunch about school-life balance for students, featuring Briana Dubose, author of “The ABC's for College Athletes.” Catering by Los Arcoiris. We look forward to seeing you there!
AppalFRESH, the Appalachian Food Research for Equity Sustainability and Health Collaborative organizes the annual Community FEaST (Food Engagement and Story Telling) event. The event welcomes students, staff, faculty and community members to enjoy a simple, local meal while engaging in conversation about sustainable food issues and stories.
“Rules for Living” is a dark comedy about family dysfunction and societal norms by playwright Sam Holcroft. The play follows a family preparing for Christmas lunch and tensions begin to rise as they deal with family issues. Each movement, gesture or voice is dictated over by the play’s set of “rules” which the actors must follow to function correctly in Holcroft's world.
WIELS is a partnership between faculty members in the Leadership and Educational Studies at Appalachian State University and practicing educators. Our mandate is the development of an 'armoring process' that will equip women with pragmatic knowledge, skills, and dispositions that prepare them for success as educational leaders.
Join a Courageous Conversation, inspired by this year's Walker College of Business Shared Reading Initiative selection, “Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen” by Jose Antonio Vargas. A reception will follow. Registration is encouraged.
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.
The “Spooky Duke” is a certified 5K and 10K race with a free Costume March and Contest where children, adults and pets can all show off their unique costumes and share in the fun. All proceeds benefit Parent to Parent FSN-High Country.