Arts & Cultural

A collaborative partnership between Appalachian State University and Moses H. Cone Memorial Park has existed for more than a century and is one example of the interconnectedness of the High Country community with the Appalachian Experience. Illustrated is Flat Top Manor, part of the park’s 3,500-acre estate located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock. Illustration by Jim Fleri

App State and Cone Estate connection spans 100-plus years, yields academic and engagement opportunities
Aug 12, 2021

Appalachian State University’s location in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina opens avenues of academic and civic engagement particular to the area.

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A new family of wines developed by Appalachian State University students and faculty has an award-winning look, with labels designed and printed by students in the graphic communications management program. The pictured labels won second place in the 2021 Phoenix Challenge — a college competition between graphic communications students across North America. Photo submitted

App State students design and produce award-winning wine labels — cheers!
Aug 3, 2021

A new family of wines developed by Appalachian State University students and faculty has an award-winning look, with labels designed and printed by students in the graphic communications management (GCM) program...

College News, Students, Arts & Cultural
Headshot of Clarinda Ross, Los Angeles-based writer and a professional actor. Photo Submitted.

A Storytelling Tribute in Honor of Charlotte Ross, “The Legend Lady”
Jun 17, 2021

Local organizations partner to remember two Appalachian faculty and support student scholarships College News, Events, Arts & Cultural
STARTALK — a project funded by the National Security Agency and administered by the National Foreign Language Center — to host the Chinese immersion program (virtually this year) by Appalachian State University from July 12 - July 30, 2021. Graphic for STARTALK.

STARTALK — an immersion in Chinese language and culture for high school students
May 18, 2021

High school students have the opportunity to embark on a virtual journey to Beijing and learn about Chinese language and culture through Appalachian State University’s STARTALK Program.

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Jesse Barber, an Appalachian State University senior from Sawmills, is pursuing a self-designed B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in documentary studies in Appalachia and a minor in sustainable development. Photo by Mike Belleme

Mountaineer photographer Jesse Barber focuses on storytelling
May 12, 2021

World traveler, writer, photographer, volunteer and passionate environmentalist — at 28, Jesse Barber is just getting started.

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The members of Cornbread and Tortillas. Photo submitted

South Arts grant supports virtual App State residency for Appalachian, Latino artists
Apr 19, 2021

Appalachian State University is bringing a cultural blend of Appalachian and Latino music, dance and theater to campus and the local community through a three-day, virtual Cornbread and Tortillas residency, April 20–22.

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Peace and Genocide Club Presents lecture on Settler Colonialism in Appalachia
Apr 12, 2021

Settler Colonialism in Appalachia hosted by Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

5 p.m.

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