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Appalachian Interchange Retreat

Are you interested in exploring issues of identity and equity and learning how to make a difference in your community? If so, consider applying for the Appalachian Interchange Retreat!

The Appalachian Interchange Retreat is a three-day immersion retreat focused on building relationships across lines of difference and on taking collaborative action to address issues affecting campus and the community. It is designed to help students explore identity and leadership through exploration of their own stories and the stories of others, as well as gain skills for engaging in dialogue with diverse groups of peers about difficult topics.

The Appalachian Interchange Retreat will take place from Friday, September 29th - Sunday, October 1st at the Blowing Rock Conference Center. Transportation, lodging, a retreat t-shirt, and meals will all be provided at no cost to you!


Pirority registration given to applications recieved by September 15th. 

Reach out to retreat organizers Summer Wisdom (Office of Community-Engaged Leadership) with any questions!