Skip to main content
zoom screenshot with thumbs up

A Life Changing Summer

Published by Keeley Akagi, Stanford Field Hockey
This was the best summer experience I could have ever imagined for myself. Working with other Vietnamese college students and…
Read more
zoom screenshot

Connecting From Half a World Away

Published by Kayle Park, Duke Women’s Swimming and Diving
There are a plethora of people that I’ve met through my ACE program that I am endlessly thankful for and…
Read more
zoom screenshot

Get Deep Fast

Published by Naima Turbes, Duke Women's Cross Country and Track and Field
“What do you look for in love, and what does love mean to you?”   This question boomed through my computer…
Read more
zoom screenshot of women making funny faces

My Home Away from Home

Published by Sydney Steele, Stanford Softball
One thing I was able to learn through volunteering in ACE is that trying new things is not as scary…
Read more

Zulu Dances in my Living Room

Published by Faith Zhefuss, Stanford Lightweight Rowing
Participating in ACE in Place South Africa expanded my world view and understanding of ethical service. I had doubts about…
Read more
woman holding pot of food

3 Weeks of Growth

Published by Carly King, Duke Women’s Track and Field
Through ACE in Place South Africa, I learned so many valuable lessons. I believe that each person I was lucky…
Read more
woman smiling in front of open computer

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…
Read more

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…
Read more
woman standing in front of city waterfront skyline

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…
Read more
woman smiling while journaling

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…
Read more