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Michelle Staggers ’19 (right) and other ACE participants during a cultural enrichment activity outside a Sikh temple.

The students who come to Duke come for the experience of a lifetime. They are drawn to the unparalleled civic engagement programs, boundless hands-on learning opportunities and the generous amount of financial aid they are able to receive. During Duke Forward, your support played a direct role in creating unforgettable experiences for students like Michelle Staggers ’19. Staggers is a Duke women’s lacrosse player who participated in the Rubenstein-Bing StudentAthlete Civic Engagement (ACE) Program. She received campaign funding to participate in the ACE in India program in 2016 and served as an ACE ambassador in 2017. In her work abroad, Staggers taught and coached children at the Vidya School in Delhi, with a focus on education and leadership development through sports and English.

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Above: Duke students enjoy the many options the Brodhead Center has to offer, from its fresh food to the open spaces to socialize and mingle. Right: The Brodhead Center at night.

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Expanding experiential learning

She saw the remarkable opportunity as a step toward pursuing a career in international affairs. From her experience, Staggers says, “At the end of the day we are all people looking for happiness, fighting for safety and seeking out love.”

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Fall 2017 Issue v. 3  
Fall 2017 Issue v. 3  

Includes Duke Forward campaign insert