On May 12 and 13, Appalachian State University hosted its six commencement ceremonies. A total of 3,701 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students received degrees. In her remarks, Chancellor Sheri N. Everts stated that Appalachian’s newest alumni are “prepared to make real and powerful differences in their communities and beyond.”
In this video, graduating Mountaineers describe the impact community service has made on their lives while enrolled at Appalachian.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.