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.

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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 ...

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30, 2021.Th...

A message of support for Asian Americans

In the wake of the killing of six Asian Americans in Atlanta on March 16, and the wave of xenophobia experienced by the Asian American community durin...

2020 Walker College International Award Winners

Seven recognized for their international achievements in virtual awards ceremony

Five Appalachian State University business students and two faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for outstanding int...

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Student Spotlight - Marketing Junior on Studying Abroad during a Pandemic

As we all know, this is a semester that looks like none before. With virtual learning in motion, social distancing everywhere, and international oppor...

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