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Welcome Community Partners!

Appalachian & the Community Together (ACT) is proud to partner with many local non-profit organizations in the High Country. ACT values creating and sustaining community partnerships through programs and initiatives that strengthen the connection between campus and community.

The benefits of a partnership: By partnering with ACT, Community Partners are more closelly connected to the university campus and its resources, including faculty expertise and student volunteers, as they strive to increase capacity and expand services. A comprehensive list of all of our Community Partners can be found at  If you are interested in being listed on our Community Partner Database, please let us know.

Please reach out to Heather Jo Mashburn ( or call the ACT office at  (828) 262-2545