Student Life

UK ASB Trips Applications Close Tomorrow

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 13, 2016) — University of Kentucky Alternative Service Breaks (ASB) applications for winter, summer, spring and weekend trips will close tomorrow, Oct. 14. There are still spots available!

Students interested in traveling, learning new cultures and volunteering in places like Jinotega, Nicaragua; Atlanta, Georgia; David, Kentucky; Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic; the Center for Courageous Kids in Scottsville, Kentucky; Columbus, Ohio; among others, are encouraged to apply! 

UK ASB is a student-run organization that gives students the opportunity to travel, learn about new cultures and become more socially aware about the world around them. ASB offers leadership and service to students wanting to spend part of their winter, spring or summer breaks volunteering. ASB also offers weekend trips for those who cannot commit a full week.

Participants in these alternative service breaks travel to various places around the country and globe. This school year, ASB will be offering 15 different trips! Detailed information about the trips, costs and the application process can be found on www.ukasb.org. For any further questions please feel free to contact ASB Director Meg Zugger at alternativebreaks@ukcco.org.

Applications are out now! All UK students are eligible to apply and students will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Trips are already beginning to fill up so be sure to secure your spot today. 

The link to winter break trips can be found here. The link to spring break, summer break and weekend trips is here.

UK ASB is a program housed in the UK Center for Community Outreach (CCO). The CCO seeks to serve, connect and unite the University of Kentucky with the surrounding community in collaborative efforts to promote lifelong community service. For more information about the CCO, visit www.ukcco.org. Connect with the CCO on Facebook here and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ukcco.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue

CCO CONTACT: Erica Daly, publicrelations@ukcco.org,

MEDIA CONTACT: Rebecca Stratton, rebecca.stratton@uky.edu, 859-323-2395