community

Diversity Lecture Series

The Diversity Lecture Series serves the Appalachian campus and surrounding communities by providing free opportunities to learn about a wide array of social issues and cultural topics through an interdisciplinary lens.

Girls On The Run

Offered by the BCBSNC Institute for Health and Human Services at Appalachian State University, Girls on the Run is an afterschool program for girls in grades three through five. The curriculum is designed to help young girls achieve positive self-awareness, self-confidence, and develop skills to allow them become strong, confident women.

Kaleidoscope After School & Tutoring Program

Kaleidoscope is a free ASU campus-based after-school tutoring/enrichment program offered by Reich College of Education.
Kaleidoscope offers children between the ages of 5 and 12, a stimulating multi-faceted learning experience with –


•       Homework support and remedial academic tutoring
•       Regular access to books and multi-media
•       Arts/crafts
•       Indoor/outdoor games
•       Field trips to ASU campus, and downtown Boone attractions


International Outreach

Appalachian State has more than 300 students, scholars and faculty from many world regions with specific areas of cultural expertise. Many of these folks are interested and willing to visit your university classroom, community, or educational organization.

International Outreach can assist educators and community members with identifying and coordinating cultural presentations, panel discussions, cultural simulations, interactive dialogues, cultural arts, or related intercultural programs involving AS•U•GO Cultural Speakers Bureau participants.

Forensic Anthropology

Appalachian State University is pleased to offer a summer residential camp experience in Forensic Anthropology!  Set in the mountains of western North Carolina, on the beautiful campus of Appalachian State University, this one-week camp will provide high school students 15-18 years of age with hands-on experience in forensic analysis of the human skeleton. Two one-week sessions will be offered.

Youth Enrichment Camps

Appalachian State University offers a variety of educational enrichment opportunities for children and youth.
 
ACT and SAT Prep Courses
What: A 22-hour program, led by Appalachian faculty as well as other area educators, to enhance student readiness for the ACT and SAT exam
Who: Any high school student, typically in grades 10-12
When: Dates vary. See our website for current dates.
Where: Walker Hall, on the campus of Appalachian State University

Crinkleroot Retreat

Crinkleroot Retreat is a free respite day camp for youth ages 8 – 14 with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  The retreat is held in Valle Crucis at Camp Broadstone and is staffed by trained Appalachian State University volunteers.

AS•U•GO Cultural Speakers Bureau

AS•U•GO provides opportunities for cross-cultural learning through interactive conversations between Appalachian State international student speakers and K-12 students and teachers in our regional public schools.

AS•U•GO Speakers are primarily Appalachian student volunteers (international, exchange, and education abroad returnees), and occasionally visiting scholars, faculty and community members with extensive international living, work, and/or study experiences.

Post Office Services

The mission of the University Post Office is to provide the best possible service in the sending, receiving and delivery of mail, via the United States Postal Service and intercampus system, for the university community.