The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/27/2020 at 5:59 p.m.
Posted at 2:19pm on March 16, 2020. Last updated at 6:29pm on March 27, 2020.
In her announcement to campus concerning Spring 2020 Commencement, Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts said, “My leadership team and I are committed to preserving the essence of the celebrations and milestones of the final weeks of the spring semester, including commencement.”
Beginning this fall, students around the world will have access to Appalachian’s Master of Business Administration degree program through App State Online. Students in the nationally recognized MBA program receive a well-rounded business education that provides the in-demand skills sought by today’s employers.
Pianist and Appalachian music performance graduate student Molly Reid ’14 will compete in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Performance Competition in March for a top prize of $5,000.
Around 150 students participated in Appalachian’s 21st annual MLK Challenge, contributing 1,350 hours of service to 16 local organizations. The day of reflection, education and service honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Phillip Ardoin, professor of political science and chair of the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University, describes the valueof taking Appalachian political science students to experience the presidential campaign process and to observe the Iowa Caucus as part of a course titled #App2Iowa 2020.
Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department in Tennessee has plans for the coming year, including future development of the Covered Bridge Park thanks to a detailed study by students of Appalachian State University.
This photo gallery showcases some of the favorite getaways for Appalachian students within 15 miles, or a 10-minute drive, of the heart of campus. Take in the beauty and variety the High Country has to offer.