BOONE—Professor Alon Confino of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and the University of Virginia will present the talk “A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide” Oct. 21 at Appalachian State University. His program will begin at 7 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons room 114. The lecture is free of charge.
BOONE—They might not have realized it at the time, but many former Appalachian State University faculty, staff and students spearheaded the university’s diversity efforts beginning in the 1960s.
BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Commemoration of Integration ceremony Oct. 2 will be available for view at http://streaming.appstate.edu/commemoration. The stream will begin at 12:30 p.m.
The ceremony, to be held in the Holmes Convocation Center, is designed to inform, educate and provide deserved recognition and acknowledgement to the historic integration at Appalachian The program will honor former students and faculty who played a role during this time.
BOONE—Imagine you are attending Appalachian State University in the spring of 1965. Enrollment is just shy of 3,060 students. A total of 369 are enrolled in graduate school.
BOONE—Nominees are sought for the Global Leadership awards at Appalachian State University. The awards recognize students, faculty and staff who have made a significant contribution to advance global learning at the university.
BOONE—For the past 43 years, Appalachian State University has been part of the federally funded Student Support Services Program (SSS) designed to help increase the number of low-income college students, first-generation students and those with disabilities successfully complete a postsecondary education.