Alternative Service Experience: Fall

October 12-15, 2017

Fall ASE programs provide a 4-day service and learning experience in the southeast. Experiences are led and created by trained student Peer Leaders and involve direct service to a community, purposeful reflection and new experiences outside of our local community! 

  • Required pre-travel and post-travel meeting
  • Total estimated cost - $100 (includes: food, housing, and transportation)
  • Sign-up on September 14 in the ACT Outreach Center. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis
    • $50 check deposit (made out to ACT) due at sign-up

Below are sample ASE programs. Stay tuned for more details on ASEs taking place in the 2017-2018 academic year. 

2016 Programs:  

Special Interest - Local Issues in Watauga County (Boone, North Carolina)

As we make efforts to serve populations around the globe, it is essential to understand the social justice issues affecting the populations in which we live. This program will serve agencies throughout Watauga County addressing issues of poverty, health concerns, environmental preservation and much more. 

Empowering Refugees - (Raleigh, North Carolina)

This inspiring non-profit agency is committed to providing protection and services to refugees and immigrants, creating a welcoming home and community. Volunteers will be able to engage with individuals from all over the world. Experience an authentic cultural exchange while volunteering on this program!


*Appalachian State University reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change costs in case of conditions beyond the University’s control.

Contact Us

Rm. 138, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone , NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-2545


F: (828) 262-8078

Heather Jo Mashburn

Assistant Director, ACT

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