2023 AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine Symposium
Friday, April 14, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Room 124A, Reich College of Education
Register for the event here by Thursday, April 6.
BOONE, N.C. — With support from the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences and Office of Diversity, the AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine Faculty and Staff Association invites App State faculty, staff and students to participate in the 2023 AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine Symposium on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Reich College of Education Room 124A.
The goal of the symposium is to foster discussions and experience exchanges between faculty, staff and students. It willl include plenary sessions and panels. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo will serve as the keynote speaker. Castillo is the author of the memoir "The Children of the Land," which recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles Castillo's attempt to build a future in a nation that denies his existence. Following his presentation, Castillo will sign copies of his book.
This event is free and open to App State faculty, staff and students. Registration is required and closes on Thursday, April 6. To view the schedule and register, visit tinyurl.com/HispanicLatineSymposium.
About APP Unidos
APP Unidos (formerly known as the Appalachian@s Hispanic/Latino Faculty and Staff Association) is dedicated to issues of importance to the Hispanic/Latino community at Appalachian State University, as well as in local and state communities, and provides a networking opportunity for colleagues at App State. APP Unidos’ mission includes promoting a sense of community and supporting professional welfare and development among Hispanic/Latino faculty, staff and students. The university officially recognized APP Unidos as an employee organization in fall 2017. Learn more at https://appunidos.appstate.edu.
About the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college. These units span the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. CAS aims to develop a distinctive identity built upon our university's strengths, traditions and unique location. The college’s values lie not only in service to the university and local community, but through inspiring, training, educating and sustaining the development of its students as global citizens. More than 6,400 student majors are enrolled in the college. As the college is also largely responsible for implementing App State’s general education curriculum, it is heavily involved in the education of all students at the university, including those pursuing majors in other colleges. Learn more at https://cas.appstate.edu.
About Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.