Herbie Hancock

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Herbie Hancock has defied tradition over the years creating music that expands the possibilities of musical thought. Embracing elements of rock, soul, funk and electronica, Hancock is often described by many as a visionary, an architect in the post-bop sound. With a career spanning more than 50 years, his passion for innovation and creativity remains unparalleled.

December Commencement

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Commencement ceremonies will be held at the Holmes Convocation Center. Two ceremonies, one at 10am and one at 2pm.

Full Circle: 2018 CENTER Award Winners

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Gallery A

CENTER, the not-for-profit photographic arts and time-based media organization headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has honored, supported, and provided opportunities to gifted and talented photographers since 1994.

CENTER’s artists investigate current social, environmental, and political issues of critical global importance. CENTER’s 2018 Award and Grant winners travel to Santa Fe as part of their award package to present their artwork at the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival. The projects will also be featured in the exhibition, Full Circle: 2018 CENTER Award Winners, with images selected by Mary Anne Redding, curator at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.


Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 7:30pm

Blue Ridge Ballroom in Plemmons Student Union

The Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble (AMTE), a student organization at Appalachian State University, is presenting the multiple Tony Award- and Academy Award-winning musical “Cabaret.” The production explores the dark, heady and tumultuous life of 1920’s Berlin as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich.

Admission is $10 for students and $15 for the general public.

 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2

Holiday Scholarship Concert

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

During the past 26 years, the performance has opened the holidays with a festive, family-friendly concert featuring ensembles and orchestras from the Hayes School of Music. Performing this year are the Steely Pan Steel Band, Brass Choir, "Blazing Bassoons," Jazz Ensemble I, Horn Choir, Glee Club, Tuba/Euphonium Choir, Treble Choir, Flute Ensemble, University Singers, Trumpet Choir, Chamber Singers, and Symphony Orchestra. Ticket sales support scholarships for students in the Hayes School of Music.

Symphony Band

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

The Appalachian Symphony Band will perform November 29, at 8 p.m. in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. Admission is free.

Keynote Part Two: Stewart Harris: Of Fascists and Snowflakes: Liberty, Equality, and the Modern American University

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

124 Reich College of Education Building (Gordon Gathering Hall)

Former environmental, civil rights and First Amendment attorney, constitutional law professor and radio show host Stewart Harris presents and issues close to home at any university around free speech, hate speech and how to navigate First Amendment rights at a public university.

Keynote Part One: Toussaint Romain: When ‘Say What’ Doesn't Work

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

420 Plemmons Student Union (Parkway Ballroom)

Civil rights activist, former public defender and Constitutional Law educator Toussaint Romain discusses free speech, activism, public protest, law enforcement and your rights.

International Education Week

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 7:45am to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:45pm

International Education Week (IEW) at Appalachian State University is a celebration of transformational global experiences at home and abroad. Everyone is encouraged to participate in these free events, which take place throughout the week!

Education Career Fair, Fall 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Appalachian State University's Education Career Fair connects school administrators, superintendents and other employers from the field of education seeking to hire candidates in education and related fields with students and alumni from our Reich College of Education.