Ambassador Activities

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  • Host alumni events, providing a positive link between alumni and students
  • Greet visitors to the Chancellor's guest box and McKinney Alumni Center at home football games
  • Have a representative on the Alumni Council providing Appalachian student updates
  • Serve as student representatives at Alumni Corporate Committee meetings, ASU Foundation Board luncheons, regional chapter meetings, and other board meetings
  • Communicate by newsletter and personal contacts to the alumni Ambassadors to encourage their continued involvement with Appalachian
  • Serve as hosts for University and Chancellor events promoting the Alumni Association

University Admissions

  • Ambassadors guide campus tours five days a week
  • Assist in all admissions events including Open House, Scholars Day, Inside Appalachian, and Next Step: Appalachian
  • Travel to college fairs as student representatives of Appalachian State University 
  • Promote Appalachian's tradition of excellence

Contact Us

McKinney Alumni Center
553 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-7758



Summer Wisdom
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs
McKinney Alumni Center

Phone: (828) 262-7758

Sarah Garrow
Associate Director of Admissions for the Campus Visit Experience
John E. Thomas Hall

Phone: (828) 262-3125