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.

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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...

App State to offer (Re-Imagined) HR Summit October 13-16

App State to offer (Re-Imagined) HR Summit October 13-16

Appalachian State University's Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management (IOHRM) program will host a (Re-Imagined) HR Summit ...

Walker College Inclusive Excellence team to host Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 20, seeks input to inform diversity, equity and inclusion action plan

Walker College Inclusive Excellence team to host Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Town Hall on Aug. 20, seeks input to inform diversity, equity and inclusion action plan

The Walker College of Business (WCOB) at Appalachian State University is seeking input from its business students, faculty and staff members to inform...

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