Student Senator & Ambassadors | Kent State University

Student Senator & Ambassadors

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) Student Ambassador Program is for undergraduate students with a CCI major who have exhibited academic achievement, leadership and service to the school, college and/or university.

APPLY to the Ambassador Program

CCI student ambassadors serve as representatives for the college and schools at student recruitment programs. They may also be involved in college and school events such as Homecoming; graduation ceremonies; workshops, lectures and shows in the schools/college; CCI study abroad programs; school/college Professional Advisory Board meetings; and alumni events. The responsibilities of an ambassador may include making presentations; escorting school/college visitors; assisting with school tours; hosting a prospective student group on a school visit; calling prospective students and parents; and attending a college/school luncheon or social event with a visitor/guest. Ambassadors will also serve on a student advisory board to the dean. 

Why become a CCI student ambassador?
  • Build your resume and skills
  • Gain experience with public speaking and leadership
  • Obtain access to networking opportunities
  • Meet new people and friends including other students, faculty and staff
  • Get a CCI polo shirt and earn some prizes/awards

 

 

Eligibility:
  • Full or part-time students who are CCI majors
  • Sophomore standing (minimum 30 hours) or higher
  • 2.70 cumulative GPA is required (required upon application and to remain an ambassador)
  • Must be dependable and possess good verbal communication skills
  • Must complete an application and obtain a professional reference
  • Students can be nominated by a faculty member, advisor or college/school staff person but can self-nominate, as well.

 

 

Requirements and Expectations:
  • Ambassadors must commit to at least a two-semester term.
  • There is no set, weekly work schedule as involvement revolves around planned programs.
  • This position requires approximately 10-30 hours of involvement per school year. 
  • Ambassadors must attend training sessions and meetings throughout the year. 
  • Ambassadors may be asked to staff a school/college information table, serve as a panelist or presenter, and/or assist with a school tour. 
  • Ambassadors may be asked to make phone calls to prospective students in the spring (January – April).

Apply to the ambassador program

Undergraduate Student Senator

Twenty-five officials, each elected in the Spring Semester to serve a one-year term, consist of the make-up of Undergraduate Student Government. Overseen by the Student Body President, eight directors cover specific areas of student life, and sixteen senators represent the degree granting colleges, commuter and off-campus students, residence hall students, University College, and other important university constituencies.

Kevin Cline
Senator for the College of Communication and Information
Undergraduate Student Government
Kent State University
Contact at: http://www.kentstateusg.com/