Category Archives: Alternative Break

Getting Alternative Over Fall Break

Contributions made by Kat Carmichael, Elizabeth Mandell, and Aly Skiko Over this past fall break, two groups of students decided to get alternative.   They wanted to do something different from going home for the weekend.  One group strived to learn about the root causes of homelessness and food insecurity in Asheville, North Carolina and one […]

Alternative Break Leader Applications

Interested in being a site leader for an alternative break trip? If you have previous experience as an Alternative Break participant and you are inspired to take on a new role in the Alternative Break movement, we encourage you to consider applying for our Alternative Break Leadership Board or site leader team for the 2014-15 […]

Alternative Spring Break & MLK Service Weekend

This year’s service immersion experiences will explore issues related to education and English literacy, healthcare access, urban agriculture, organic farming, and activism/community development. Stay tuned for more information regarding information sessions to be held in October! Spring Break 2014 March 1st – 8th MLK Service Weekend January 17th – 20th Applications will be available for […]

2013-14 Alternative Break Trip Leader Applications Available!

Applications for the trip leader role are due by noon on Friday, August 23rd. Applications may be submitted in-person through the Center for Civic Engagement, Lightsey 203. AB Trip Leader Application Previous participation in Alternative Break required.  Please see the appropriate timelines below for more information on the Trip Leader commitment for each Alternative Break […]