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Winter Club Expo Registration

Hi Everyone!

Winter Club Expo is our Spring Involvement Fair and just around the corner. So mark your calendars for January 24th, 11am-2pm in the Plemmons Student Union. We encourage your offices and student organizations to table, share information, and recruit students! To register and reserve your table, CLICK HERE.

If you want to send this information to your students, below is a blurb.

Winter Club Expo is a campus-wide event where student clubs & organizations, Offices & Departments, and CEL non-profits come together to take over the Plemmons Student Union to showcase the various ways students can get involved at Appalachian State and within the Boone community.

Register today to recruit new members or showcase your club! Winter Club Expo 2023 Registration

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email Jesse Vinson at or call (828) 262-6252.

Nov 15
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Reminders and Events


Please take a few moments to look at our upcoming events! Get these on your calendars and share with other staff and students as applicable.

11/17: "Gather, Heal, Grow" with Nico Albert Williams-7:00pm, Belk Library Room 114

11/18: Health Promotion is Offering a Flu Clinic-9am-11am, Interprofessional Clinic in Beaver College of Health Sciences 

11/19: Student Affairs Administration program's 50th Anniversary

11/23: University Break for Students

11/24-25: State Holidays; University is closed

12/2: Board of Trustees Meeting in Hickory, NC

12/6: Last Day of Classes

12/7: Reading Day

12/8-14: Final Exam Period for Students

12/16: Appalachian State University Commencement

12/23, 12/26 and 12/27: State Holidays, University is Closed

12/28: State Holiday (Veteran's Day), University is Closed

12/29-30: University Winter Break Closure-Employees will need to apply accrued leave or perform approved alternative work.

1/2/23: State Holiday (New Year's Day), University is Closed

1/10/23: Student Affairs Annual Conference

1/16/23: State Holiday (Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Birthday Observance), University is Closed

1/17/23: First Day of Classes

Professional Development & Staff Well Being Events

Nov 15
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APP2K: Homecoming

It’s that time of the year again! At Appalachian, we aim to celebrate Homecoming traditions and instill Mountaineer pride in all members of the Appalachian State community through engagement with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the local Boone community. Homecoming provides an opportunity to reflect and appreciate our institution's history and traditions, recognize and celebrate our achievements, reconnect with friends and alumni, and promote the Mountaineer spirit.

The 2022 Homecoming theme is "App2K'' and encourages clubs to incorporate all things Y2K into their homecoming competitions. Homecoming events are open to all members of our community and we hope that you will join us for all the fun!

Homecoming week is October 24-29! The events are as follows:

  • Oct 21-26 - Homecoming Banners on display in PSU
  • Oct 24 - Homecoming Kick-off & NEERly Naked Mile
  • Oct 25 - App2K Arcade
  • Oct 26 - App2K Club Night
  • Oct 27 - LipSync Competition
  • Oct 28 - Parade, Kazoo Band, and Apptoberfest
  • Oct 29 - Homecoming Football Game at 3:30pm, Homecoming Court on-field presentation, NPHC Step Show

The Homecoming website will be updated soon with ALL the details. Happy Homecoming!

Oct 17
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Hunger Challenge

Our student-led Hunger Alleviation Community of Practice is working to win $10,000 for Hunger and Health Coalition through a Food Lion grant-funded food security program run through Community-Engaged Leadership and we would love your support.

We Need Your Help over the next few months to make this possible!

  • Share your MVP Food Lion number with us through this form
    • We receive points for every food lion MVP number we collect, and earn even more points every time you shop at any Food Lion now-January 1st
    • Consider sharing the above form with your students to maximize our impact!
  • Participate in A Simple Gesture
    • A Simple Gesture is a Hunger and Health Coalition (HHC) initiative where participants are given a green reusable grocery bag to fill with non-perishable items to be donated to HHC.
    • We've made this even easier for you by being able to pick up and drop off your reusable grocery bags in the Community-Engaged Leadership office (PSU 138). Stop by CEL to pick up your reusable grocery bag and return it to us on or before our next pickup date October 21st! We will have more dates throughout the semester as well.
    • Consider signing out 1-2 bags for your office/student groups and collaborating with others to fill them!
  • Follow us on social media @appchc to follow our journey, find additional ways to support, and learn some fun facts about food insecurity in the High Country!

Upcoming Hunger Challenge Events:

  • A Simple Gesture Pick-Up Date (October 21st) in CEL office
  • Food Drive at Food Lion (350 Watauga Village Dr, Boone, NC 28607)
  • App State Free Farmer's Market (November 18th) Sanford Mall
    • We will be giving away free produce to App Students and raising awareness about food insecurity among college students
  • SOUPer Bowl Food Drive/ A Simple Gesture Pick-Up Date - (ending December 3rd)

Let Carly May know if you have any questions or want to collaborate on any of our events. Thank you in advance for your efforts to address food insecurity in Watauga County! 

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