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No Translation Necessary

Published by Michaela Reinhart, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
I thought I knew a lot about relationships before traveling to Vietnam. All sorts of relationships, too: friendships, dating relationships,…
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A Welcoming Community

Published by Mike Ungvarsky, Duke Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field
Before the plane took off for South Africa, the one aspect I was most nervous about was the reaction we…
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Deeper than the Surface of Volunteering

Published by Sarah Nelson, Duke Women’s Volleyball
This trip was an unforgettable experience. More than the tangibles, I learned so many important lessons about life. These kids…
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A Small Impact

Published by Jazz Moreno, Duke Softball
As soon as I applied for ACE in South Africa, the only expectation I had was that I was going…
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Good Morning Ma’am

Published by Maddie Hess, Duke Women's Swimming and Diving
“Good Morning Ma’am” is a phrase I hear frequently. Whether it’s in the vibrant halls of D.A.V., the local public…
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Passion and Inspiration

Published by Meible Chi, Duke Women's Tennis
After being accepted into the ACE in China program, I was ecstatic. One of my major inspirations for applying to…
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Sit Down, Be Humble

Published by Mitch Finesilver, Duke Men's Wrestling
My time in Vietnam was an experience-for-a-lifetime but not because of one of those cliché responses like “their culture is…
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Teacher! Teacher!

Published by Kayla McCoy, Duke Women's Soccer
On our first day of work at ACJ primary school in the South African township of Nomzamo, the team of…
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