Five winning entries have been selected for the 2022 Chancellor’s Innovation Scholars Program at App State. Each faculty team will earn awards of up to $10,000 to fund projects that include new curricula, experiential learning opportunities and education about immigration issues.
For more than 50 years, a group of Mountaineer families — including local and regional community leaders — has fostered a legacy of consistent giving to App State. Their support has enabled current and future students to pursue their educational aspirations and created access to cultural programming, entertainment and athletic events.
Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in App State’s Department of Geography and Planning, led a successful return expedition to Mount Everest, coordinating the maintenance of weather stations at the top of the world.
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to view and ponder “Shoah: How Was it Humanly Possible?” — the first exhibit from Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem to reach the App State campus. The exhibition examines major historical aspects of the Holocaust, beginning with Jewish life in pre-Holocaust Europe and ending with the liberation of Nazi concentration and extermination camps across the continent and the remarkable return to life of the survivors.
App State Athletics is proud to announce the launch of Women In Motion, an initiative to support its female student-athletes by establishing a new scholarship fund and celebrating the incredible Mountaineer women that paved the way for current and future student-athletes. This event will include an empowered women's panel as well as a fashion show featuring current student-athletes that highlights fashions from local boutiques. It will also establish the Women In Motion scholarship fund, which aids female student-athletes.
“Stand for Myself” — the anthemic new album from Yola — is a timeless masterpiece marking an idiosyncratic sonic shift, which will defy all expectation. A sophisticated and diverse sonic mix of symphonic soul and classic pop, tracing an expansive musical thread to Yola’s most eclectic musical inspirations. Yola’s inimitable vocals share nuanced stories of allyship, black feminine strength through vulnerability, collective awakening, and loving connection from the sexual to the social.
Founders Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, armed with a rich Alvin Ailey lineage and a cadre of 18 spectacular dancers, have re-envisioned ballet through technical precision, athletic prowess, and sheer passion. Their blockbuster hit, “STAR DUST: From Bach to David Bowie,” honoring two musical icons, has rocked the dance world and will make your spirits soar.
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.
Are you interested in engaging a member of Appalachian's faculty or staff for a news media interview or a speaking engagement? Find speakers bureau members’ biographies, list of topics they can discuss, links to their research and more.