Peterson’s — the world’s leading educational services company — recently named Appalachian in its “The 20 Best Colleges for Outdoor Enthusiasts” list, highlighting the university’s Outdoor Programs and academic programs that may lead to outdoor careers.
Research conducted by an interdisciplinary team at Appalachian explores how to mitigate impacts from stormwater runoff. The team has also conducted surveys throughout the Appalachian region to learn more about public perceptions of stormwater.
Eco-conscious students, faculty and staff have helped reduce the use of plastic straws on Appalachian’s campus through the Straws by Request initiative. Additionally, 134,400 compostable straws were used from August 2018 to March.
Camp GOTR combines the best of Girls on the Run with all the fun of camp! During each week-long session, 3rd – 5th grade girls will build friendships in a fun and inclusive setting that includes interactive games, being physically active, and expressing creativity through art & crafts and storytelling.
Dr. Idella Glenn and Ms. Thereza Pizzuto of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), have been asked to co-facilitate the Institute to meet our specific goals toward a more inclusively excellent campus. Dr. Glenn and Ms. Pizzuto will demonstrate various skills and techniques on how faculty and staff can address difficult community issues and help us serve as a resource when emotional campus conflicts emerge.
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. Celebrating its 35th season in 2019, the festival has risen in stature to become one of the nation’s most highly respected summer festivals, acclaimed for the breadth and quality of its artistic programming.
Pianist, singer-songwriter and North Carolina native Ben Folds opens the 35th anniversary season of An Appalachian Summer Festival with an unforgettable evening of genre-bending music featuring the Winston-Salem Symphony. According to the Vibes Music Blog, “on stage, he is just a wonder to watch, as a pianist, as a lyricist, as a composer, a conductor and as a man.”
The celebrated North Carolina Black Repertory Company returns by popular demand this summer with its production of “Plenty of Time,” following the forty-three-year romance between an unlikely pair, a debutant from an elite black family and a working-class young man with dreams of changing the world.
Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, breaking down barriers between disciplines and challenging the way we think about dance. Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a performance that features classic and brand-new repertory – ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime.
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