Arts & Cultural

“Radiant”  Valerie Daratony ’19, of Four Oaks, a graduate student in Appalachian’s romance languages program with a concentration in Spanish K–12 teaching  Runner-up, student category  This photo, taken on the island of Ko Samet, one of the eastern seaboard islands of Thailand, captures a local beach performer mid-fire show.  “I chose to attend Appalachian over other universities because of how friendly everyone is here. The atmosphere is so welcoming. I experienced that same feeling with people I encounter

15 countries, 6 continents — go globe-trotting with ‘Mountaineers Abroad’
Dec 6, 2019

From the Sahara Desert of Morocco to the rooftops of Venice, Italy, photos from “Mountaineers Abroad” — the theme of Appalachian State Universit...

Appalachian senior Anna Biache at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she presented research on Latina deportation trends at the 2019 conference of the Association of Humanist Sociology. Biache, of Alexandria, Virginia, is majoring in sociology. Photo submitted

App State student presents Latina deportation research at national conference
Dec 3, 2019

An investigation of 2015–18 United States Border Patrol data performed by Appalachian State University senior Anna Biache, in collaboration with uni...

Behind Disney’s magic — Alex Young among App State students who intern for the company

Behind Disney’s magic — Alex Young among App State students who intern for the company
Nov 22, 2019

Senior psychology major Alex Young, of Lexington, interned with Disney in fall 2018 through the Disney College Program — an opportunity be...

L to R Leslie McKesson, Beth Hage, and Beth Davison

Connecting Past and Present – A Local Community with a Compelling Story
Nov 18, 2019

In the southwest corner of Caldwell County, North Carolina, is a community settled in 1855 and populated mostly by African Americans who share a kinsh...

The Humanities Council presents Building a Just World film screening series poster

Building a Just World: A Campus and Community Film Series
Nov 15, 2019

The Humanities Council is excited to announce a film series in conjunction with The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country on the 2019-20 humanities ...

Yolanda Lopez, Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe,1978.

Public Lecture by Authors of Junctures in Women’s Leadership: The Arts
Nov 14, 2019

Appalachian State University presents a public lecture by Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin, arts and humanities scholars and authors of Juncture...

Boone Native and Award winning filmmaker Lily Keber's documentary “Buckjumping” screened at Belk Library

Boone Native and Award winning filmmaker Lily Keber's documentary “Buckjumping” screened at Belk Library
Nov 12, 2019

"Buckjumping" takes the pulse of present-day New Orleans by turning to its dancers, the men and women who embody the rhythm of the city and prove it o...

Dr. Beverly Moser, a professor of German at Appalachian State University accepting a Foreign Language Association of N.C. (FLANC) Honorary Life Member award for her long service to foreign language education in the state and in the region. Presented by Delynda Ramirez-Carter, President of FLANC (on the left) and board member and Appalachian alumnus Jeff Pageau ’11 on the right.

Beverly Moser receives honorary life membership award from the Foreign Language Association of N.C.
Nov 12, 2019

Dr. Beverly Moser ProfessorDepartment of Languages, Literatures and CulturesHonorary life membership awardThe Foreign Language Association of NC ...

Mark Powell, author and professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English. Photo submitted

Creative writing professor Mark Powell awarded Fulbright for teaching and research in Romania
Nov 8, 2019

Appalachian State University’s Mark Powell, associate professor of creative writing in Appalachian’s Department of English, has been named a grant...

 Dr. Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Department of English, has received the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry. Photo by Jesse Barber.

Department of English Poet Dr. Kathryn Kirkpatrick wins 2019 North Carolina Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry
Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Kathryn KirkpatrickProfessor of EnglishDepartment of EnglishRoanoke-Chowan Award for PoetryNorth Carolina Literary and Historical Association ...