Our Service

"As the Appalachian Student Ambassadors, we strive to improve the quality of our University through professionalism, dedicated service, and a direct partnership with the Alumni Association, University Admissions, and the Office of the Chancellor."

University Admissions

  • Give prospective students and their families campus tours several times a day, five days a week.
  • Give special tours to groups and organizations from across North Carolina and the United States.
  • 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.

Alumni Association and The Office of the Chancellor

  • Host Alumni events and provid a positive link between alumni and students.
  • Greet visitors to the McKinney Alumni Center and Chancellor's Guest Box for special events and for 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.
  • Serve as hosts for University and Chancellor events promoting the Alumni Association.
  • Communicate by newsletter and personal contacts to the alumni Ambassadors to encourage their continued involvement with Appalachian

Ambassador Organization Activities

  • Participate in Boone’s Adopt-A-Street program by cleaning Horn in the West Drive twice a year.
  • Annually paint new Yosef boot prints and block A’s on Stadium Drive.
  • Annually host the Nearly Naked Mile clothing drive.
  • Annually conduct a Canned Food Drive for the Hunger & Health Coalition in Boone.
  • Participate in Homecoming events (Lip-Sync, Homecoming Float, etc.), competing in the University Funded Organizations category.
  • Represent Appalachian at regional and national conferences hosted by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP).

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