Cultural Ambassadors

Cultural Ambassadors

Cultural Ambassadors is comprised of international students, scholars, returned study abroad students, and individuals of multicultural background. You can invite an individual or a group of students to share their international perspectives with your organization or classroom. Please email international-outreach@appstate.edu for more information.

 

  • Current international students and scholars
  • Returned study abroad students
  • Individuals of multi-cultural identity or background (e.g. first-generation American, grew up abroad, speak a language other than English at home, have advanced knowledge of a foreign language, etc.)
  • Teachers of K-12 classrooms in Watauga County
  • Appalachian State faculty and staff
  • Community organizations serving Watauga County
  • Our ability to fulfill requests is based on availability of Cultural Ambassadors and their schedules.
  • Please allow a two-week lead time when requesting a presentation.
  • If the presentation will take place off Appalachian's campus, it is extremely helpful if you are able to provide transportation.
  • Please email international-outreach@appstate.edu with any questions.
  • Music demonstrations
  • Dance lessons
  • Native language practice
  • Panels
  • Lectures
  • Interactive cultural activities
  • Games
  • We are open to your ideas and suggestions!
  • Share their cultural experiences with others
  • Participate in monthly workshops to improve public speaking and presentation skills
  • Gain transferable, marketable skills that will give them an edge in the job market
  • Network with school and organizations in the community
  • Make friends with fellow participants from around the world
  • Earn cultural service hours for the Global Connections Certificate that can also be documented on Appalachian's Co-Curricular Transcript