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     Watauga Residential College students enrolled in Professor Patience Perry's general education course entitled Investigations Local: The Sacred and the Profane, examined applications of stewardship for creation as a mode of...
ACT is thrilled to announce that Bria Ikard and Amanda Torrence are Spring 2016 recipients of the Civic Engagement Certificate. In order to receive this certificate Bria and Amanda completed 12 hours of service-learning/community based research...
We are proud to announce that three students in Dr. Webb Farley’s “Grant Strategies & Management” class were successful in receiving a grant for Kari’s Home For Women, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in the Blue Ridge Mountains that offers a six-...
ACT is thrilled to announce that Zachary Kopkin, Melissa Lee, and Mary Rader are Spring 2015 recipients of the Civic Engagement Certificate. In order to receive this certificate Zachary, Melissa, and Mary completed 12 hours of service-learning/...
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“Giving Back to the Community” Video Project

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 4:29pm
Each semester, the Advanced Video Production class in the Commercial Photography program produces a short promotional video for a local non-profit organization or academic program.  It is called the “Giving Back to the Community” video project...
Appalachian State University has retained its community engagement classification by the Carnegie Foundation first awarded to the university in 2008. The designation is valid until 2025. Appalachian is one of 361 institutions across the U.S....

Fall 2014 Citizen Scholar Certificate Recipient

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 2:39pm
ACT is thrilled to announce that Shady Kimzey is a Fall 2014 recipient of the Citizen Scholar Certificate (now the Civic Engagement Certificate). In order to receive this certificate Shady completed 12 hours of service-learning/community based...

Spring 2014 Citizen Scholar Recipients

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:37pm
Congratulations to last semester's Citizen Scholar Certificate recipients! On Thursday, April 24, Kelsey Wayne, Natasha Greendyk, Hannah Collins, Lauren Berryhill, and Zachary Herman (not pictured) were recognized for completing the 12 hour civic...
"The students in my 'Adult Language Disorders' capstone class have been spending at least one hour per week in the community working with older adults that are residents of a variety of different long-term care and rehabilitation facilities.  I...
The ACT office would like to Congratulate Dr. Neva Specht on being named N.C. Humanities Council Board Chairperson. Dr. Specht has taught many service-learning courses and worked with a number of community partners.   To read more about Dr....
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