App State will return to pre-pandemic operations for the Fall 2021 semester, with safety precautions in place. All students, faculty and staff should get vaccinated for COVID-19. Read the latest updates.
Alumni who were African-American leaders while at Appalachian and part of the university’s early diversity efforts will be honored Oct. 2 at Appalachian and receive a Faces of Courage award during a Commemoration of Integration celebration.
The inaugural Willie C. Fleming Scholarship has been awarded to three freshmen at Appalachian State University—Troy Boyd of Stanley, Latanya Gordon of Fayetteville and Jasmine Henderson of Charlotte. Each has received a $1,000 scholarship.
For the past 43 years, Appalachian State University has been part of the federally funded Student Support Services Program (SSS) designed to help increase the number of low-income college students, first-generation students and those with disabilities successfully complete a postsecondary education.
How the life stories of colonized peoples reclaim and transform the humanities today and how they affect the multicultural landscape burgeoning in western North Carolina is the topic of the Third Annual Humanities Symposium.
Never take your college education for granted, students at Appalachian State University were told during fall convocation Sept. 3. That caveat was delivered by Ishmael Beah, author of the memoir “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier,” which was selected for the university’s Common Reading Program this year.
Cernyak-Spatz, who is a professor emerita of German literature at UNC Charlotte, was born into a middle-class Jewish family in Vienna. In 1929, she moved with her family to Berlin, where they witnessed Hitler’s rise to power.
The choir was established in 2001 in Durban, the third-largest city in South Africa. The choir sings a variety of compositions, from Afro gospel, jazz and soul to traditional, indigenous music and opera.
Gene Nichol, the noted law professor and anti-poverty advocate, will speak at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University. His talk is titled “Poverty, Politics and Academic Freedom in North Carolina.”
Best-selling author and human rights activist Ishmael Beah will speak at Appalachian State University’s fall convocation. Beah is the author of “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier,” which was the university’s common reading selection for 2015-16.
The American Cultural Center (ACC) established at Northeastern University (NEU) in Shenyang, China, by Appalachian State University continued a second year of sustainability activities that included presentations and film discussions led by faculty from Appalachian.
Doctoral and master’s-level students in Appalachian State University’s Reich College of Education and one undergraduate in Appalachian's Beaver College of Health Sciences traveled to Ethiopia in May 2015 to explore social/educational change in East Africa, as well as human rights and social justice from a cross-cultural perspective.
Authors of memoirs, poetry collections, novels and literary history comprise the speakers for the fall Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University. All programs are free and open to the public.