On April 14-17, 2014 Appalachian State University students celebrated Student Philanthropy Week. They gathered together to give back to the university, and to tell donors what their gifts to Appalachian mean to students.
About University Advancement
Appalachian State University’s Division of University Advancement supports and encourages the university’s mission by engaging alumni, friends and the greater community. University Advancement staff help connect these constituents with Appalachian through one-on-one contact and special programming, thereby securing the resources necessary to create the best possible learning environment for Appalachian students and to positively impact the community, region and state. The division incorporates the offices of Alumni Affairs, Development and the Appalachian State University Foundation Inc. Learn more at http://give.appstate.edu.
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.
On April 14th - 17th Appalachian State students celebrated Student Philanthropy Week. They gathered to give back and tell Appalachian donors "You Back App on 5.1.14 So I Can..."
Lindsey Davis: I’m Lindsey Davis...
Michael Roden: ...and I’m Michael Roden...
Lindsey Davis: ...and you back App so I can...
Michael Roden: ...not stop at the hill and go all the way to the mountain.
YOU Back App...
Student 3: Because you give me an opportunity to be the first in my family to graduate.
Student 4: And we back app because of tailgates and game days.
Student 5: I love giving back to the school that that given so much to me.
Student 6: You back app so I can find my passions.
Student 7: So I can support athletics.
Student 8: So I can have both options and opportunities.
Student 9: I’m so thankful for all the ways you contribute to this university and all the ways you make this place sweeter than home, so thank you for everything you do.
Student 10 & 11: Thank you donors!
Thanks for Having Our Back!