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Ashley Borders

Ashley BordersGraduate Assistant

Leadership Education & Development

Ashley Borders is a is a Graduate Assistant who advises students in leadership education programs, which provide students with hands-on opportunities to grow their capacity to become effective leaders. Before moving to leadership education, Ashley worked with students in the Appalachian Popular Programming Society (APPS), which is a student organization responsible for bringing a majority of professional entertainment events  to campus. In this role, she guided students through the many aspects of event managment from contracts to maketing to on-site logistics and support. She believes that being involved in programs on campus is an important part of a student’s college experience, outside of the classroom.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication with a minor in Leadership from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration at Appalachian State University. 

Ashley enjoys spending time with friends, reading and finding new shows to watch on Netflix!