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The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 3/30/2020 at 5:31 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

Hispanic Heritage Festival

The Hispanic Heritage Festival is an annual celebration of Hispanic culture at Appalachian State University. Traditionally, the event includes a jalapeño eating contest, dance lessons, games, and various performances. It occurs in accordance with National Hispanic Heritage Month which is September 15 - October 15.

HSA HHF through out the years:

2019: Special Guest Denise frohman a Puerto Rican poet from New York

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2018: Special guest included Saul Flores and  Rodrigo & wendy

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2017:special guest  Elizabeth Acevedo a Dominican poet from New York

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HFF 2016: 

A preformance by Nancy Saldana 

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