Events

  • 2nd Annual Summer Diversity Inclusion Infusion Institute
    Jun 5
    Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    8:30am-3:45pm
    420 Plemmons Student Union (Parkway Ballroom)
    Registration required

    The Summer Diversity Inclusion Infusion Institute will provide information on the various ways the campus community can encourage inclusionary practices and relationships that support a state of being valued, respected, and supported.

  • Camp GOTR
    Jun 11

    15
    June 11-15, 2018

    Camp GOTR will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for girls to develop self-confidence and learn life skills they can use now and as they grow. The program is designed to address physical, emotional, and social development in 3rd through 5th grade girls through fun and engaging lessons.

  • Camp GOTR
    Jul 9

    13
    July 9-13, 2018

    Camp GOTR will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for girls to develop self-confidence and learn life skills they can use now and as they grow. The program is designed to address physical, emotional, and social development in 3rd through 5th grade girls through fun and engaging lessons.

  • Camp GOTR
    Jul 23

    27
    July 23-27, 2018

    Camp GOTR will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity for girls to develop self-confidence and learn life skills they can use now and as they grow. The program is designed to address physical, emotional, and social development in 3rd through 5th grade girls through fun and engaging lessons.

  • Black and Gold Convocation
    Aug 20
    Monday, August 20, 2018
    10:00am

    Judy Shepard, mother of the late Matthew Shepard and president of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will speak at Appalachian’s Black and Gold Convocation. Appalachian’s Common Reading Program selection “The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman is a play about the community of Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, who was a gay student at the University of Wyoming.

  • Dr. Damon A. Williams on Inclusive Excellence
    Aug 27
    Monday, August 27, 2018
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    Free and open to the public

    Strengthening Appalachian’s diversity commitment by engaging our community in a conversation about diversity, equity, inclusion and change, this one-hour, TED Talk-style presentation features one of the nation’s recognized experts in strategic diversity leadership, youth development, corporate responsibility and organizational change.

  • Moisés Kaufman: Theater in 2018 - The Vicinity of Hope
    Sep 17
    Monday, September 17, 2018
    7:00pm

    Moisés Kaufman is the founder and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project, a Tony- and Emmy-nominated director and playwright, and a 2015 recipient of the National Medal of Arts. His play “The Laramie Project” is about the community of Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, who was a gay student at the University of Wyoming. The murder, which was denounced as a hate crime, sparked a national debate.

  • Reading and book signing with ‘The Laramie Project’ author Moisés Kaufman
    Sep 18
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    9:30am

    Moisés Kaufman — playwright, director and author of the 2018-19 common reading book selection, “The Laramie Project” — will read from his work and sign copies of the play.