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The Lasting Impacts of ACE in Place

Published by Emma Shuppert, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
The virtual ACE program this summer completely exceeded my expectations. The friendships I made and the various people I had…
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Worthwhile While Home

Published by Deja Davis, Duke Softball
Participating in ACE this summer has been surprisingly rewarding. And don’t get me wrong, I knew I would end this…
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A Snapshot into South Africa

Published by Natalie Maurer, Duke Women’s Soccer
As my virtual ACE South Africa program has come to a close, I look back on my experience and interactions…
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ACE in…My Home?

Published by Olivia Tighe, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
Despite ACE being virtual this year I saw this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience a new culture in a…
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3,000 Miles Close

Published by Catherine Purnell, Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving
I was nervous going into my ACE experience, as I had no idea what it would look like. I was…
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Zoom Connections

Published by Sydney Yap, Duke Volleyball
As a sophomore in high school scrolling through the Duke Athletics website in awe, the ACE Program was an experience…
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Home Cooking

Published by Esteban Suarez, Duke Men's Track and Field
Food is a large outward expression of love in Hispanic cultures. Raised on this notion, I sought out all the…
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What Defines Culture?

Published by Alex Miley, Duke Men's Cross Country & Track and Field
This is a question that I started to wrestle with about a week into my ACE experience. The location we…
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