Diversity & Inclusion

An attendee sits and listens to the reciting of names.

Yom Ha’Shoah event honors Holocaust victims
Apr 28, 2023

On Tuesday, The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies hosted an event for the Jewish Holiday of Yom Ha’Shoah, the day of remembrance ...

Table outlining common Jewish cultural aspects and practices displayed on Sanford Mall during the App State Day Against Hate April 16, 2023.

App State holds Day Against Hate
Apr 28, 2023

Located on Sanford Mall Sunday afternoon, A Day Against Hate was hosted by student organizations to spread awareness and educate against antisemitism....

April 14: AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine Symposium
Apr 6, 2023

2023 AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine SymposiumFriday, April 14, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Room 124A, Reich College of EducationRegister for the event he...

Tanya Gersh

March 23: Antisemitism on Trial: How Tanya Gersh Fought the Neo-Nazis and Won
Mar 13, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Join Appalachian State University's Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies (CJHPS) for "Antisemitism on Trial: How Tanya Gersh...

App State Chancellor Sheri Everts, center, and flag ceremony attendees applaud the unfurling of the flag of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in the university’s Plemmons Student Union on Feb. 27. App State first-year student Cierra Bell, immediately to the left of the chancellor, and assistant professor Dr. Seth Grooms, pictured fourth from right, unfurled the flag. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Lumbee tribal flag now hangs in App State’s student union, honoring the Lumbee people and their history
Mar 3, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized and honored the nearly 60,000 members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and their history ...

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies

March 8: Roundtable Conversation on Antisemitism
Feb 20, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Join the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies (CJHPS); Hillel; AEPi; and Diversity and Inclusion for a roundtable disc...

Rachel Lang of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

February 15: "Antisemitism and Its Manifestations" with Rachel Lang
Feb 8, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Join Rachel Lang of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for a presentation on antisemitism and extremism in the United States. ...

Dr. Pablo Chialvo, lecturer in the Appalachian State Department of Biology

Dr. Pablo Chialvo publishes new chapter on antiracist pedagogy
Feb 7, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Pablo Chialvo, lecturer in the Appalachian State Department of Biology, is the author of a new chapter on antiracist pedagogy, tit...

Dr. Bruce Dick, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of English

New English Diversity Endowed Scholarship: A Conversation with Bruce Dick
Jan 31, 2023

The idea for an English Department inclusivity scholarship at Appalachian State was originated by Dr. Bruce Dick during a meeting of the Anti-Racism W...

Black in Appalachia staff members Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin and William Isom II

January 30: Black in Appalachia Common Reading Event
Jan 24, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — This year’s common reading, Junaluska: Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community, provides an intimate view into the...