• Sarah Mbiki
  • Traci Royster
  • Brian Shangwa ’15
  • Susan M. Branch ’99
  • Fidel Leal
  • Guin Thi
  • Kemal Atkins ’92 ’96
  • Ray Christian


  • Convocation 2017: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
    Aug 21
    Monday, August 21, 2017
    Holmes Convocation Center

    Help welcome our new students by attending convocation. The convocation address will be delivered by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author of “One Amazing Thing,” Appalachian's 2017 Common Reading Program selection.

  • High Country Half Marathon
    Aug 26
    Saturday, August 26, 2017

    As the second race in the High Country Triple Crown series, the High Country Half Marathon is celebrating its seventh annual race. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, a self-confidence building program for girls in the third through eighth grades.

  • Workshop: Genocide Testimonies in the Classroom and Research
    Aug 28
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    421 Belk Library and Information Commons
    Registration required

    Facilitated by Dr. Jared McBride (UCLA/USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research), workshop participants will have full access to the Foundation’s Visual History Archive that contains over 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and other eyewitnesses of the Holocaust, the Rwandan, Armenian, Cambodian, and Guatemalan genocides, and the Nanjing Massacre in China.

  • Of course, they were Neighbors: Testimony, Archives and the Holocaust in Ukraine
    Aug 28
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    114 Belk Library and Information Commons

    Dr. Jared McBride (UCLA), a Holocaust scholar who specializes in the regions of Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, will give a talk that will extensively incorporate video testimony from Jewish survivors that are part of the USC Shoah Foundation's impressive Visual History Archive.

  • Step Afika!
    Aug 28
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    Free event

    Come check out this high-energy program and learn about the history and art of stepping. As the world’s first professional company dedicated to this art form, the dancers of Step Afrika! use their bodies as instruments, integrating stepping with African traditional dance and other dance forms to create a high-energy, sharply choreographed, and incredibly entertaining performance.

  • Konrad H. Jarausch
    Sep 21
    Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Prof. Konrad H. Jarausch, the Lurcy Professor of European Civilization at UNC-Chapel Hill, will give an evening lecture on twentieth-century biographies of German Jews. His talk will also serve as a keynote address for the "Jewish Life in Germany Today" exhibition that will be on display at Plemmons Student Union.

  • TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band
    Oct 6
    Friday, October 6, 2017
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Iconic blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ unite for historic cross-generational collaboration. “TajMo” marks a timely convergence of the talents of two unique American artists who’ve already built iconoclastic individual legacies that have extended and expanded blues traditions into adventurous new territory.

  • Ailey II: The Next Generation of Dance
    Oct 26
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.

  • Us The Duo
    Nov 17
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Singing/songwriting couple Michael and Carissa Rae Alvarado make their debut on the Schaefer Center stage performing crisp, pop-folk delivered with the same intimate emotion fans will recognize.

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
    Feb 9
    Friday, February 9, 2018
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    This company of professional male dancers presents a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesty, performing the full range of ballet and modern dance repertoire.

  • Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions of Cape Breton and Beyond
    Feb 27
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Fierce fiddling duo command the stage with an explosive celebration of raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary.

  • Golden Dragon Acrobats
    Mar 16
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

  • Black Violin
    Apr 20
    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.”