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Student Affairs COVID-19 Response.

 

Mission

The Office of Intercultural Student Affairs, 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 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.

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

 

Vision

Intercultural Student Affairs 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. Intercultural Student Affairs also aspires to contribute to a campus-wide conversation that advances the University’s commitment to an inclusive learning environment for everyone.