Courageous Conversations

Upcoming Events

A Courageous Conversations virtual event is tentatively scheduled for November 5, 2020.

Recent Events

The 4th Annual Courageous Conversations was held on Thursday, February 6 at 6:00 p.m. in Peacock Hall Room 1015. Courageous Conversations is an initiative of the Walker College's Inclusive Excellence Team. information, or contact Jamie Parson, andersonja2@appstate.edu.

The 3rd Annual Courageous Conversations was held on Thursday, February 20, 2019.  

The 2nd Annual Courageous Conversations was held on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The event featured a panel discussion followed by a reception for participants. This event was one of many activities on Appalachian State University's campus held in conjunction with Black History Month. Courageous Conversations is an initiative of the Walker College's Inclusive Excellence Team (formerly Diversity Advisory Team), and the 2018 event was co-hosted by the Mu Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the Alpha Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

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On Thursday, February 2, 2017, business alumni shared their experiences and advice on speaking with colleagues about race and implicit bias in the workplace. The panel was held in the Holland International Engagement Room in Peacock Hall on the campus of Appalachian State University.   A reception followed the panel discussion, hosted by Appalachian's Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and the Walker College of Business.

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