BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University's 10th Annual iBackAPP giving celebration begins Wednesday, April 5, and ends Thursday, April 6, at midnight. The App State College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is one of 27 priorities during this year's iBackAPP event.
As a model twenty-first century, nationally-recognized core college, CAS combines the best characteristics of liberal arts and research institutions in both its teaching and scholarship. CAS is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college spanning the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. The College is dedicated to providing instruction and research essential to the University's mission and seeks to cultivate the habits of inquiry, learning and service among all its constituents.
To get involved with iBackApp, give, wear and share! Make a gift of any amount, wear App State gear, and, most importantly, share your black and gold pride on social media and with friends and family using the hashtag #iBackAPP. Visit the toolkit at tinyurl.com/iBackApp-Toolkit to get into the spirit.
CAS supporters can donate gifts by visiting tinyurl.com/iBackAPP-CAS, clicking the gold "give now" button and selecting from the following featured funds benefitting the College:
All contributions to CAS bring the College closer to winning three challenges made possible by generous donors:
Jared '11 and Katherine Wilson '11 will contribute an additional $1,000 when CAS receives 10 donations.
Forrest Gilliam '08 will contribute an additional $2,500 when CAS receives 20 donations.
Ron Russell '88 and Tommy Sweat will contribute an additional $10,500 when Watauga Residential College receives 10 donations.
For more information about the 10th Annual iBackAPP giving celebration, visit ibackapp.appstate.edu.
iBackAPP is Appalachian State University’s annual one-day fundraising campaign. The event, which started in 2014, celebrates the people, programs and transformational experiences that make Appalachian a truly incredible place. Alumni and friends are encouraged to give a gift of any size, wear their Appalachian black and gold, and share the word about their Appalachian pride with the hashtag #iBackAPP. The 2015 campaign won a Grand Award from CASE, the Council for the Support of Education in its Alumni Relations Fundraising Project, Event or Program category.
About the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is home to 17 academic departments, two centers and one residential college. These units span the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. CAS aims to develop a distinctive identity built upon our university's strengths, traditions and unique location. The college’s values lie not only in service to the university and local community, but through inspiring, training, educating and sustaining the development of its students as global citizens. More than 6,400 student majors are enrolled in the college. As the college is also largely responsible for implementing App State’s general education curriculum, it is heavily involved in the education of all students at the university, including those pursuing majors in other colleges. Learn more at https://cas.appstate.edu.