BOONE — The 21st Diversity Celebration at Appalachian State University will take place Tuesday through Thursday, April 5-7. More than 25 events will take place over three days, celebrating diverse perspectives, cultures and values.
App State students, faculty, staff, K-12 schools and local community members are invited to the events. Storytelling is a focus for this year’s celebration, and featured events include the following:
Storytelling Through Dance, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom (420)
Concert with Weston Estate, 8-9:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, Legends
Storytelling Workshop with Ray Christian, 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, Plemmons Student Union, Rough Ridge (415)
Dinner and Storytelling with Ray Christian, 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom (420)
Diversity Celebration Festival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 7, Sanford Mall
Storytelling through Film Workshop with Dr. John Little, 4-5 p.m., Thursday, April 7, Plemmons Student Union, Rough Ridge (415)
An Evening with Filmmaker Dr. John Little, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom (420)
The Diversity Celebration event will also feature movies with a showing of Meet the Patels at 6 p.m. on April 5 and Encanto at 6 p.m. on April 7. The showings will be in the Plemmons Student Union Greenbriar Theater. Movie snacks will be provided and seating is first come, first serve.
A full schedule of events can be viewed at diversity.appstate.edu/celebration/schedule. All events are free and open to the community. Parking is available in the Rivers Street parking deck before 5 p.m. and across campus after 5 p.m.
App State is committed to providing an inclusive experience for individuals with disabilities. If accommodations are needed in order to fully participate on the basis of a disability, contact the Office of Disability Resources (odr.appstate.edu or 828-262-3056).