Diversity Lecture Series

The Diversity Lecture Series serves the Appalachian campus and surrounding communities by providing free opportunities to learn about a wide array of social issues and cultural topics through an interdisciplinary lens.

AS•U•GO Cultural Speakers Bureau

AS•U•GO provides opportunities for cross-cultural learning through interactive conversations between Appalachian State international student speakers and K-12 students and teachers in our regional public schools.

AS•U•GO Speakers are primarily Appalachian student volunteers (international, exchange, and education abroad returnees), and occasionally visiting scholars, faculty and community members with extensive international living, work, and/or study experiences.

University Forum

The mission of the University Forum Committee is to bring distinguished speakers to the campus of Appalachian State University for the purpose of enlightening and educating the university community about issues of interest. The goal of an active and engaging speaker series should be to promote the exchange of ideas through the process of civil discourse.

Multicultural Student Development

Each year, the Office of Multicultural Student Development coordinates a variety of educational and enrichment events that are free and open to the public. The Diversity Speaker Series offers engaging presentations on issues and topics of diversity and social justice.  The Diversity Celebration is a one day festival that showcases the sights, sounds, movement, art, history and food of many cultures from around the world.