The Appalachian Center serves the region from where many of its students, alumni, staff and faculty are native, by utilizing the resources of UK to:

  • Lead, train and mentor regional volunteers on developing their communities economically.
  • Encourage the development of entrepreneurial skills among Appalachian students.
  • Provide useful social and economic data for those wishing to tackle regional specific dilemmas.
  • Promote an appreciation for Appalachia campus-wide and throughout the public.

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