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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IBSA leaders

International Business Student Association welcomes exchange students to campus

The International Business Student Association (IBSA) started the semester by welcoming exchange students to an evening of games and a dinner of pizza...

NYSE head of ESG to headline Sept. 23 Business for Good Conference

NYSE head of ESG to headline Sept. 23 Business for Good Conference

Brian Matt, head of the New York Stock Exchange's Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance Advisory, will headline Appalachian State Univer...

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...

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