Global and Civic Engagement

Global and Civic Engagement

The Walker College of Business supports global and civic engagement for all students, faculty and staff. The three areas of emphasis are social & environmental sustainability, diversity & inclusion and international programs. These emphases are central to the College mission to deliver transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative, and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally.

As a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network —  a global platform that affirms the university’s commitment to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals — the Walker College has focused its efforts on SDG # 8SDG # 12, and SDG #15. Learn more.

Recent News

IBSA Kick-off meeting

IBSA Kick-off MeetingAfter a year of virtual meetings and a semester of hiatus due to the pandemic, the International Business Student Association (IB...

Global Opportunities Conference March 25

March 25 Global Opportunities Conference: Global Climate Change to feature App alumna luncheon keynote plus virtual presentations from Brazil, Bermuda & New York

This year, the Walker College of Business Global Opportunities Conference: Global Climate Change and Ideals to Impact will feature an alumna impa...

Nicole Miller

The journey, not just the destination: a podcast with Biomimicry Director and past Business for Good speaker Nicole Miller

Nicole Hagerman Miller, Managing Director at Biomimicry 3.8 and a past Walker College Business for Good conference speaker, is featured in a rece...

L-R Moderator: Dr. Lamont Sellers, Panelists: Jawoin Williams, Dontrell Parson & Dr. Alex Howard

Walker Shared Reading Conversation on “Between the World and Me” brings book themes into personal context through unique format

On October 29, the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University hosted a conversation on it’s shared reading book, “Between the Worl...

Four students earn scholarship for graduate study in Hong Kong

Four Appalachian students earn scholarships from Hong Kong Baptist University

Four Appalachian State University students will attend Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) on scholarship during the Fall 2021 term.The students — T...

Student Spotlight- International Business & Global Studies Student Reflects on Study Abroad Experiences

The past year has looked nothing as it has before. Ever since March 2020, we have been adjusting to a new lifestyle. The global pandemic has impacted ...

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