“Having the opportunity to serve the community, develop new skills, and immerse into a new culture in an opportunity that Duke provides is one that I could not pass up.”
Alyssa’s past experiences with service include volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House and a local soup kitchen. As a team captain, Alyssa also participates in Swim with the Blue Devils, an initiative that provides free swimming lessons to children. Last year, Alyssa and some of her teammates packed meals for underserved community members on MLK Day. Finally, Alyssa has traveled to Cochabamba, Bolivia with her church, where she volunteered at an orphanage.