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Immigration Lawyer Q&A

Dr. Pappas is an Immigration Attorney from Asheville who has kindly offered to run workshops each month on campus for Appalachian Students to answer any questions they may have in relation to immigration law.

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(CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER) Michelle Alexander at Schaefer Center 1/17/2018

This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather and efforts to reschedule the event are being made currently. Updates on the rescheduling of this event will be posted here, as well as on our website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Subject:  34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration featuring Michelle Alexander

Wednesday, Jan 17, 7 pm
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Good Afternoon All,

Please join us for the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration featuring NY Times Best-Selling author Michelle Alexander.  This event will take place on Wednesday, January 17th at 7pm in the Schaefer Center.  

Michelle Alexander is a civil rights lawyer, advocate, legal scholar and author of the acclaimed The New Jim Crow.  We look forward to seeing you on the 17th!

For more information contact the office of Multicultural Student...

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2017 Ascend Incoming Student Applicant Form

What is Ascend?

Ascend is a multicultural student supplemental orientation program designed to create fellowship among students and families of historically underrepresented backgrounds and to help ease the students in their transition to Appalachian State University.

Ascend orientation was created and is hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Development staff and students in the interest of incoming multicultural students. It is a...

Eminent Israeli Holocaust Historian and Yad Vashem Institute Director to Speak at ASU (Oct. 26)

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has brought many distinguished scholars and historians to the ASU campus in recent years, but few -- if any -- have been as eminent as Professor Dan Michman of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Israel.

 

The ASU community and general public are invited to Professor Michman’s evening lecture on Thursday, October 26, at 7:30 pm in Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114. The lecture is...

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2017 L.E.A.D. Incoming Student Applicant Form

What is L.E.A.D. (Linking Education and Diversity)?

L.E.A.D Orientation is a multicultural student supplemental orientation program designed to create fellowship among students and families of historically underrepresented backgrounds and to help ease the students in their transition to Appalachian State University.

L.E.A.D. orientation was created and is hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Development staff and students in the interest of incoming...

The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour

Thursday, Jan 26, 7 pm
The Schafer Center for the Performing Arts

As part of the 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, MSD is hosting W. Kamau Bell and his one man show.

Just like skinny jeans, superhero movies, and celebrity weight loss, racism continues to make a comeback. In 2007, The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About An Hour opened big and came out swinging against big targets.  And since then the targets have only gotten bigger (see The Tea Party) and crazier (see The Tea Party). America has elected its first black...

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Linking Education and Diversity [L.E.A.D.] Orientation

Aug 8 - Aug 12
Office of Multicultural Student Development, 263 Locust Street, Suite #255, Boone, NC 28608

Linking Education and Diversity [L.E.A.D.] is an intensive, two-day supplemental orientation program for incoming first-year and transfer students. While the program is open to the entire Appalachian State community, students from historically marginalized identities and backgrounds (students of color, students who identify as LGBT+, first-generation college students, etc.) are encouraged to participate. 

L.E.A.D. Orientation will conduct two summer sessions: August 8-9 and August...

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Linking Education and Diversity [L.E.A.D.] Orientation

Linking Education and Diversity [L.E.A.D.] is an intensive, two-day supplemental orientation program for incoming first-year and transfer students. While the program is open to the entire Appalachian State community, students from historically marginalized identities and backgrounds (students of color, students who identify as LGBT+, first-generation college students, etc.) are encouraged to participate. 

In order to accommodate more new students and families, L.E.A.D. Orientation...

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MLK Commemoration

Tuesday, Apr 12, 7 pm
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
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MLK Commemoration Cancelled

Dear Appalachian Community Members,

Due to concerns about the approaching severe winter storm, the MLK Commemoration and dinner, featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2016, has been canceled.  We regret that we must make this decision, but for the safety of all in our community, we believe it is the right one.  

The MLK Commemoration will be rescheduled at a later date during spring semester.

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Jeanne Igoe I Lawrence commented on the event 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Event

32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Event

Thursday, Jan 21, 7 pm
Shaefer Center for Performing Arts

An Evening with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson  Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00pm  Schaefer Center for Performing Arts  Free and open to the public. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson – is an American Book Award recipient and two-time NAACP Image Award winner – is one of the nation’s most influential and renowned public intellectuals. He has been named one of the 150 most powerful African Americans by Ebony magazine. The Philadelphia Weekly contends that Dr. Dyson “is reshaping what it means to be a public...

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Jeanne Igoe I Lawrence

Dear Appalachian Community Members,

Due to concerns about the approaching severe winter storm, the MLK Commemoration and dinner, featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2016, has been canceled. We regret that we must make this decision, but for the safety of all in our community, we believe it is the right one.

The MLK Commemoration will be rescheduled at a later date during spring semester.

candlelight Vigil

Tuesday, Oct 27, 7 pm
Sanford Mall

****Due to unforeseen weather issues, this event will be delayed until further notice. We will contact you again as soon as we have more information.

The sixth annual Candlelight Vigil is reigniting Appalachian’s flame for social justice and honoring the lost lives of LGBT youth due to suicide and bullying.  This somber celebration commemorates the legacy of those the LGBT community has lost through speakers, spiritual blessings, and storytelling. This year’s speakers include: —...

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Domestic Violence Awarenes Week

Oct 26 - Oct 30
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