Service Week

Save the Date

In 2016, the Walker Fellows organized the first-ever Walker College of Business Service Day. In 2017, the Walker College will expand the initiative to offer opportunities to not only students at Appalahian State University, but also members of the faculty and staff and Walker College of Business alumni. Save the date for the 2017 #WCOBServiceWeek, April 23-29

Register your service project

To register your service project as part of the 2017 Walker College of Business Service Week, please complete the registration form

Service IdeasIf you need inspiration, review this list of service opportunities.

Past Service Activities

News article about the 2016 Walker College of Business Service Day

Walker College of Business service news

April 28 Financial Literacy Volunteer Day

In conjunction with financial literacy month, students, faculty, staff and alumni of Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business will join together on Friday, April 28 to offer Western NC high school students a glimpse into their future. Through their participation in a simulation presented by the visitors from Appalachian, with support from the State Employees' Credit Union, more than 400 ninth graders will be transformed into young adults with jobs, debt, families and other real-world responsibilities, and have the opportunity to learn:

  • Advantages of additional education after high school 
  • The building blocks to prepare for a secure financial future 
  • How to make smart decisions with money now

West Wilkes High School

  • Serve 140 ninth grade students in 2 sessions 
  • Transportation, lunch and t-shirt included 

Schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. Volunteers Arrive Peacock Hall
  • 8:15 a.m. Volunteer Check-in at WWHS
  • 12:15 p.m. Bus Returns to Peacock Hall
  • 12:15 p.m. Volunteer Lunch at Peacock Hall

Ashe County High School

  • Serve 270 ninth grade students in 3 sessions
  • Transportation, lunch and t-shirt included 

Schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. Volunteers Arrive Peacock Hall
  • 8:15 a.m.  Volunteer Check-in at ACHS
  • 11:45 a.m. Volunteer Lunch
  • 2:30 p.m. Bus Returns to Peacock Hall