Resources for faculty and staff

Below is a look at the variety of resources App State provides for underrepresented faculty and staff.

  • ComPsych® GuidanceResources®
    This resource provides App State employees with an enhanced employee assistance program. The organization offers resources for speaking to children about diversity and discrimination, workplace diversity, understanding the trauma of racism, and mental health first aid, among other topics.
  • Counseling for Faculty and Staff
    CFS provides counseling, consultation, training, and referrals for concerns that impact employees’ personal and professional lives.
  • Employee resource groups (Affinity Groups)
    These groups are a great way for underrepresented faculty and staff to start networking and building relationships on campus.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals
    This is a mandatory training for all managers and supervisors with North Carolina state agencies and UNC system institutions and provides a thorough background in EEO law as well as thought-provoking situations to assess and improve cultural competence in the workplace.
  • Inclusion Infusion Summer Diversity Institute
    This annual event, which is open to faculty and staff, is designed to encourage inclusive practices and relationships that support a state of being valued, respected and supported.
  • Parent to Parent program
    This program provides free support, caring connections, information and hope to families who have a premature baby, a child with a disability, an emotional or behavioral challenge, a mental illness, a chronic health condition or to families who are grieving the death of a child.
  • Professional Development Workshops
    App State’s Office of Human Resources offers year-round professional development opportunities, many of which are focused on diversity and inclusion.
  • Rich Mountain Meditation Room
    Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to use this walk-in space as a quiet reprieve from their busy lives, and for prayer and meditation or small group spiritual gatherings.
  • Teaching and research: