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What, Why & How

What we do [Mission]

Facilitate an inclusive environment where recreation and wellness opportunities transform, engage, and care for the App State community to enhance student learning and development.

Why we do it [Vision]

An equitable UREC community with opportunities for everyone with everyone.

How we do it

  • Values

    • WELLBEING:  We empower the holistic physical, emotional, and social wellbeing of the App State community.
    • EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION:  We design opportunities for everyone to engage and thrive.
    • SUSTAINABILITY:  We advocate to champion sound social, environmental, and economic practices.
    • TRANSFORM:  We transform, educate, and inspire through innovative experiential learning and leadership community experiences.
    • CARE:  We create a culture of care that supports individuals' self-discovery of their cultural identity.
    • ONE App State:  We are team players. We nurture collaborative partnerships to pursue excellence in the student experience.


Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge that we live. work, and recreate on the traditional lands of the Tsalaguwetiyi (Cherokee, East) and Moneton people.


University Recreation Strategic Plan 2021-2023


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Annual Plan - 2022