BOONE—Students and members of the Appalachian State University community are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with members of University Police Jan. 20 in the lobby of Roess Dining Hall. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coffee with a Cop provides an opportunity for the campus community to meet university police officers, discuss community issues, ask questions and learn more about the department’s work on campus.
Coffee with a Cop is part of a nationwide program that begin in California in 2011 was a way to bring police officers and the community members they serve together over coffee to discuss issues and learn more about each other.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.