Appalachian commemorates Yom HaShoah

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

outside square between ASU’s Belk Library and the University’s Bookstore in Plemmons Student Union (end of College Street)

On Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, along with the Temple of the High Country and Appalachian’s Hillel and AEPi chapters, organize a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the Germans and their allies during the Holocaust. Members of the Appalachian and Boone communities are invited to sign up and participate in the readings on campus. After the readings, a March of Commemoration will lead to the Temple, where the concluding ceremony takes place.

Appalachian begins Days of Remembrance with Holocaust Cantata

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Rosen Concert Hall

The Appalachian Chorale, a combined student and community choir led by Prof. Linda Larson, performs American composer Donald McCullough’s “Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps.” The Cantata is based on materials drawn from the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The performance is free of charge and no tickets are required.

Apparel Design and Merchandising Showcase

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Holmes Convocation Center

Showcase is an annual runway-style fashion show of apparel designs created by Appalachian State University students in the apparel design and merchandising program in the Department of Applied Design.

Kailash Satyarthi: Making Positive Changes in the World

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Kailash Satyarthi is a globally renowned advocate for children's rights, a master strategist against child labor and suppression of young people, and a tireless campaigner to end the global education crisis. For his extraordinary commitment to these causes, Mr. Satyarthi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.

Tree Campus USA - Spring Tree Planting

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

near Walker Hall on Rivers St.

Each fall and spring campus community members plant trees as part of our Tree Campus USA recertification efforts. Looking for a hands-on way to make a difference? Volunteer to help dig, plant, mulch, and stake trees by Walker Hall on Rivers St.

22nd Annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Plemmons Student Union

The Celebration showcases meaningful research in all disciplines by undergraduates and graduate students at Appalachian.

Earth Day Celebration

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Sanford Mall

Join us for sustainability related and environmentally focused campus and community groups.

Moisés Kaufman – Lecture: “Theater in 2018 - The Vicinity of Hope”

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Moisés Kaufman is the founder and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated director and playwright, and a 2015 recipient of the National Medal of Arts. His play “The Laramie Project” is about the community of Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, who was a gay student at the University of Wyoming. The murder, which was denounced as a hate crime, sparked a national debate.

App State Walks to Defeat ALS

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00pm


Appalachian State University, the Beaver College of Health Sciences, and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System invite you to the inaugural Defeat ALS Walk. The Walk to Defeat ALS is the #1 way to unite and fundraise for those living with ALS. Each year, fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward a cure for ALS.

Dr. Richard Bedlack: ALS: An Overview

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Beaver College of Health Sciences

Dr. Richard Bedlack, a professor of neurology at Duke and director of the Duke ALS Clinic, is the leader of the international ALSUntangled program which utilizes social networking to investigate alternative and off label treatment options for patients with ALS, and leader of the ALS Reversals program which attempts to understand why some people with ALS recover from it, and to make this happen more often.