Diversity & Inclusion

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...

The Mountains to Sea North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program at App State, to begin in spring 2023, will support 100 underrepresented App State students in STEM fields over the next five years. It is funded by a $3.4 million National Science Foundation grant awarded to App State, UNC Greensboro, Western Carolina University, East Carolina University and UNC Wilmington. Photo by Chase Reynolds and Wes Craig

App State awarded National Science Foundation funding to recruit, support underrepresented students in STEM fields
Dec 15, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is one of five University of North Carolina System institutions awarded $3.4 million in grant funding fro...

App State's Dr. Alice Wright, associate professor of anthropology, far left, Dr. Susan Keefe, App State professor emerita of anthropology, second from left, and Roberta Jackson ’91, lead facilitator of the Junaluska Heritage Association, welcome volunteers to the Boone Cemetery in 2022, where they helped place stones over unmarked graves of Black individuals. Photo submitted

App State archaeology project partners with Junaluska to document Black history in Boone
Dec 15, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — App State faculty and students and the broader community have joined forces to work on the Junaluska Community Archaeology Project, he...