BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian Community is known for being united in doing important work to affect the future in positive ways.
Three major events in April — Climate Justice Month, Earth Month and the Diversity Celebration — highlight Appalachian State University’s commitment to inspiring students to become engaged citizens who make a difference in the world and who care for the planet and its people.
The discussions, films, community activities and other experiences scheduled as part of these events explore themes of sustainability, and diversity of thought, belief and community.
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.