Courageous Conversations

2019 Courageous Conversations

The 3rd Annual Courageous Conversations will be held on Wednesday, February 20 in Peacock Hall Room 1020 with a reception to follow in 2nd floor Broyhill Commons. Courageous Conversations is an initiative of the Walker College's Inclusive Excellence Team with support from the Multicultural Student Development Center, the African American Alumni Association and the Black Student Association.

Recent Events

The 2nd Annual Courageous Conversations was held on Thursday, February 1. The event featured a panel discussion followed by a reception for participants. This event was one of many activities on Appalachian State University's campus held in conjunction with Black History Month. Courageous Conversations is an initiative of the Walker College's Inclusive Excellence Team (formerly Diversity Advisory Team), and the 2018 event was co-hosted by the Mu Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Alpha Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

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On Thursday, February 2, 2017, business alumni shared their experiences and advice on speaking with colleagues about race and implicit bias in the workplaceThe panel was held in the Holland International Engagement Room in Peacock Hall on the campus of Appalachian State University.   A reception followed the panel discussion, hosted by Appalachian's Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and the Walker College of Business.

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