What is the purpose of the College Of Nursing Student Ambassador Program?
The Student Ambassador Program represents the college and the student body with a positive presence in matters pertaining to public relations/communications, student recruitment, alumni and donor events, and donor stewardship and fundraising activities.
Who are the Student Ambassadors?
The student ambassadors are nursing students who demonstrate high standards of integrity and dependability and who represent culturally diverse backgrounds. They provide a friendly, comfortable atmosphere for guests at activities, college tours, and events. Ambassadors promote high academic standards and challenge negative attitudes and comments with positive solutions for the goodwill of the college, student body, and campus.
What duties are performed by Student Ambassadors?
Student ambassadors are entrusted with many responsibilities that prepare them for future leadership roles in their nursing careers including:
- Serving as mentors to incoming nursing students
- Traveling to local schools and colleges to introduce the College of Nursing to prospective students
- Aiding the college in planning and staffing community projects/activities
- Assisting in hosting visitors to the college that include alumni, donors, friends, government officials, corporate representatives, the media, international visitors, and prospective students
- Serving as tour guides for the College of Nursing when needed
What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?
- Gaining leadership and management experiences
- Strengthening communication skills in various venues
- Interacting with people in the nursing profession and other healthcare-related fields
- Networking to develop professional contacts that will serve them well when they begin their professional careers