Diversity & Inclusion

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. 

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

2023 AppUnidos Hispanic/Latine Symposium
Friday, April 14, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Room 124A, Reich College of Education

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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 Fought the Neo-Nazis and Won" on Thursday, March 23, from 7-9 p.m.

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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 on Feb. 27 with the hanging of the Lumbee tribal flag in Plemmons Student Union.

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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 discussion on the impact of antisemitism and how to respond.

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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. Lang will provide information on the history of antisemitism and how it manifests today.

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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 Working Group, an ad-hoc committee formed by Dr. Leonardo Flores in the Summer of 2020.

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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 historically African American community of Junaluska in Boone, North Carolina.

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