Jamie Parson has been named chief diversity officer at Appalachian State University, effective immediately. Parson is the second cabinet-level chief diversity officer to hold the position at App State.
App State alumni Payton Blaney ’22, Andrew Williard ’22, Henry Campbell ’21 and Ilya Wang ’20 have been awarded 2022–23 Fulbright grants. Beginning in fall 2022, they will travel abroad to fulfill English language teaching assistantships or engage in research.
25 African leaders will visit App State for a 6-week Leadership Institute — the first held in person since summer 2019
May 10, 2022
App State has been selected as an Institute Partner for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. As part of the Fellowship, App State will host 25 emerging Civic Engagement leaders from Africa for a six-week, on-campus Leadership Institute this summer.
Appalachian State University conferred degrees to 3,946 graduates, including 3,296 undergraduate and 650 graduate students, at its Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies May 6–7 at the Holmes Convocation Center.
University's Alternative Service Experiences provide community impact, education
May 5, 2022
From serving at an elephant sanctuary to building boardwalks at a wildlife refuge, Mountaineer students, staff and faculty serve the local, regional and global community through Alternative Service Experiences during university breaks.
Dr. Virginia Corrigan appointed as director of new 4-year program
Jan. 21, 2022
App State’s new Bachelor of Science in veterinary technology will prepare students for meaningful employment in the growing veterinary medical profession and lead to career advancement opportunities for those already working in the field.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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