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Student Ambassador Roles

Student ambassador groupThe Student Ambassador applicant is required to complete a Student Ambassador application. Those who meet the standard requirements are selected for an interview. Student leaders who are offered a Student Ambassador position receive a (9) credit hour course waiver.  During students' first semester as Ambassadors they receive a (6) six hour waiver and the second semester a (3) hour waiver. All Ambassadors are required to successfully complete the Service Learning GEN 120 course their first semester as Student Ambassador. The course includes (45) service contact hours, a reflective paper, service log, and class attendance.

Student Ambassadors are expected to work fall and spring semesters however are encouraged to make a yearlong commitment which includes the summer term. Ambassadors also receive a shirt and blazer to wear during tours and campus events.

Some of the Student Ambassador roles include, however not limited to:

 

  • Promote Success Connection WKCTC Mentoring Program
  • Provide invaluable insight to visitors and students
  • Represent WKCTC students and community
  • Assist with Student Life programs/Happening Hour
  • Support recruitment, retention, college persistence, and graduation efforts
  • Reach out to prospective and current students
  • Educate students and community of campus services and program
  • Promote student involvement in campus and community events
  • Complete mandatory training
  • Assist with New Student Orientation, high school visits, Welcome Back, Fall Fest, registration, graduation, The Clemens Fine Arts Center events, college fairs, etc.
  • Appear in college promotional material
  • Serve as role model and mentor to fellow students
  • Promote and strive for academic excellence
  • Conduct campus tours, assist with campus visits
  • Serve as host at Annual Scholarship Auction and Scholarship Day and other community events
  • Participate in Student Ambassador training, Judicial Board training, and Student Development Leadership Recognition Luncheon
  • Serve as advocate and volunteer with United Way Project United, Elimination Dinner, Stuff the Bus, 5K Run and Fitness Walk, Reading Pals, Volunteer Paducah, and United Way partners