DC Cultural Exploration

In a joint effort between the Division of Student Affairs and the Chancellor's Office, The Black Student Association (BSA), The Chancellor's Student Advisory Board, and The Office of Multicultural Student Development are offering an upcoming opportunity to attend Washington, D.C. with us from January 31, 2019 - February 3, 2019. While on this trip, attendees will develop an appreciation for diversity and develop a deeper understanding of multicultural knowledge, while enhancing their level of intercultural competency. We will be attending the African-American History Museum, the State Capitol and surrounding national attractions. We have a capacity of 50 students that we will be selected through a lottery process for access to attend this  trip. We ask that you fill out the following form, D.C. Cultural Exploration on the BSA AppSync page if you are interested in attending. 

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MLK Challenge

Join us for a day of honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy! Spend the day serving at one of 20 sites throughout Boone with a group of your peers, reflecting, eating free food, and listening to some phenomenal guest speakers. REGISTER HERE!

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Mission

The Office of Multicultural Student Development, a part of the Division of Student Affairs, contributes to the academic mission of Appalachian State University by providing marginalized and underrepresented students with mentoring, advocacy, community and identity affirmation; as well as by offering multiple and varied learning opportunities for all Appalachian students to develop an appreciation for diversity and different perspectives, enhance self-awareness, increase multicultural knowledge and strengthen intercultural competency.

Multicultural Student Development operates three student-led outreach centers; the LGBT Center, Multicultural Center and Women's Center.

Vision

Multicultural Student Development aspires to offer leadership, advocacy and serve as a resource to all Appalachian State University constituents and residents of Northwest North Carolina in matters concerning diversity. Multicultural Student Development also aspires to contribute to a campus-wide conversation that advances the University’s commitment to an inclusive learning environment for everyone.

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Contact Us

Rm. 255, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-6155