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CHHS Student Ambassadors


COVID - Update: We will continue to recruit students to serve as leaders of our college for the 20-21 SY, however recruitment efforts, group meetings and events will shift to a virtual format so that we are in compliance with Healthy on the Hill protocols. If interested, please fill out the application and we will be in touch soon! Feel free to contact us with questions, we're happy to help!

Ambassadors are exemplary students chosen to represent the College of Health and Human Services at University and College sponsored events to assist with recruitment and retention. They serve as an essential point of contact for prospective students through email, phone calls and various outreach events.

When you become an ambassador, you help to shape the next year’s class of Hilltoppers. The role is an important and unique responsibility but can also be a way to meet new friends, make an impact on the lives of others and can add leadership experience to your resume.

 

Duties

  • Act as a representative of CHHS at recruitment and career events
  • Provide campus tours to prospective students, their parents and guests
  • Answer questions about our college and programs at a number of WKU events, including: Topper Orientation Program (TOP), Head for the Hill, career fairs, CHHS college events and more.

 

Requirements

  • Student within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
  • Full-time enrollment as an undergraduate student
  • Sophomore standing or higher (for the year you intend to serve as an ambassador)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Reference from CHHS faculty member or current student ambassador
  • Attend monthly meetings during the academic year (last Friday of each month).
  • Willingness to gain/share knowledge of CHHS and WKU
  • Participate in no fewer than 2 events per semester

 

Benefits

  • College of Health and Human Services apparel
  • Network with students, faculty, and professionals from various CHHS disciplines
  • Develop and apply leadership, communication, and decision-making skills
  • Have fun while interacting with students that have similar interest and goals
  • Provide service that engages you in the life of CHHS and WKU
  • Excellent resume builder 

If that’s not enough, we periodically recognize our top Ambassadors with prizes and other honors. Not to mention, many of our events include free food!

 

Preferred Skills/Knowledge

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
  • Understands and relates well with multi-generational and multi-cultural individuals
  • Adaptable and flexible, decision making and leadership capability 

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Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the Student Ambassadors program. We look forward to meeting you!

For more information email: chhs@wku.edu 

  

How to Apply?

1. Make sure you meet the requirements for becoming an Ambassador.

2. Be sure to have a faculty or current ambassador reference. 

3. Complete the Ambassador Application & submit before the application deadline. 

(Deadline has been extended to Sept. 30)

 

Selection Process

CHHS Student Ambassadors are selected by a committee comprised of current ambassadors, faculty and staff. Student applications and essays will be reviewed after the application deadline. Notifications will be sent to selected students and they will serve the next academic year. 

 

  Become an Ambassador!

 


Malia Carver
malia.carver@wku.edu | 270.745.2188
Ambassador Coordinator

 


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 Last Modified 8/27/20