A student ambassador is an enrolled student at Cuesta College who serves as a knowledgeable representative of the college, providing information and services to the community on the college's behalf.  An ambassador strives to support the college’s mission and objectives and represents the college at various events, on and off-campus, to provide first-hand knowledge about their unique college experience.

AREAS OF INVOLVEMENT

Events - Events are scheduled throughout the year to recognize donors, Business Partners & Advisory Committees, Honored Alumni, graduating students, and other activities as identified. Student Ambassadors can volunteer at events in a variety of ways.

Outreach – There are ongoing opportunities to distribute accurate and current information about Cuesta College to the various service clubs, chambers of commerce, fairs, etc. Student Ambassadors will accompany Cuesta College representatives to assigned events and assist with presentations.

BENEFITS TO CUESTA COLLEGE STUDENTS

Gain leadership experience - Be a student role model. Develop your leadership abilities through Student Ambassador training and share your enthusiasm and positive Cuesta College experiences with new and prospective students.

Gain communication skills - Each Student Ambassador receives the training required to handle formal presentations, campus tours, and college events.

Gain greater knowledge of the campus - Working on-campus, especially in the Advancement Office, allows you to stay on the inside track of what is happening at the college.

Earn Money – All student ambassadors will receive $250 at the end of each semester after successfully meeting all of the requirements.

Earn a Leadership Certificate – Student ambassadors will receive a leadership certificate of completion at the end of the program.

Develop Networking Skills - Develop valuable networking contacts with other Student Ambassadors, active individuals within the Cuesta College District, and throughout the community.

REQUIREMENTS OF MEMBERSHIP

• Must be a full time Cuesta College student and maintain a 2.5 GPA
• Must participate in the program the consecutive fall and spring semesters
• Expect to spend a minimum of 20 hours per semester with events, outreach, etc.
• Must attend scheduled Student Ambassador monthly socials
• Must maintain good communication with the Student Ambassador program coordinator

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for the program are currently closed. Please check back at the start of spring semester to fill out an application for the following academic year (2019 - 2020).

Should you have any questions, please contact Foundation Programs Coordinator Katie Osman.


 Get to know our 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors

 

Brooke Randolph

 

Brooke Randolph

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Cory Carlson


Cory Carlson

Major: Forestry
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Gwennie Fonturbel

 

Gwennie Fonturbel

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Jasmin Wyatt

 

Jasmin Wyatt

Major: Political Science
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Jazmin Perez

 

Jazmin Perez

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Johnathan Bullock

 

Johnathan Bullock

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Riley Koziel

 

Riley Koziel

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