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Ambassadors Program

 

Statement of Purpose

The University Honors Program (UHP) Ambassadors are the public representatives of the University Honors Program. UHP Ambassadors are a select group of skilled, knowledgeable, and motivated students who are passionate about the University Honors Program. UHP Ambassadors serve as the link between the University Honors Program, the campus community and prospective students and families. UHP Ambassadors are committed to promoting the mission of the UHP by promoting research, scholarship, outreach, and diversity. - Apply now!!! -

Qualifications Needed

  • Current UHP student in good academic standing (i.e. successfully progressing through the program by satisfying HON requirements and maintaining a 3.25 cumulative GPA)
  • Completed at least one semester as a UHP student
  • Completed at least one HON seminar
  • Possess leadership potential (i.e. verbally articulate, organization skills, motivated)
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the UHP (i.e. understands the goals and mission of the University Honors Program)
  • Clean judicial record

UHP Ambassador Program Expectations

  • A minimum of one academic year of service as a UHP Ambassador
  • Attend a training session in each semester
  • Assist with the NC State Open House
  • Contribute a minimum of 10 UHP-related service hours per semester (i.e. College Open House programs, Spend-a-Day programs, recruitment events, high school college recruitment events, New Student Orientation, UHP Village tours, UHP phone-a-thons, UHP Seminar Fair, UHP Honors Convocation)
  • Assist with UHP Parent Weekend events
  • Assist with UHP Spend-a-Day Program
  • Perform 5 hours of community service per semester (UHP endorsed educational outreach initiatives that support public schools of Wake County and surrounding areas)
  • Maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude
  • Willingness to provide input to further develop and expand the UHP Ambassador Program

Benefits

  • The honor of being a UHP Ambassador
  • Sharpening leadership skills
  • Contributing to building a dynamic University Honors Program
  • An official University Honors Ambassador Polo shirt

Timeline

  • For the inaugural year, applications will be solicited during the Fall Semester (selections will be made during the Fall semester)
  • After the inaugural year applications will be solicited during the Spring Semester (selections will be made before the end of the Spring Semester) for the upcoming academic year
  • Prospective Ambassadors will meet briefly one-on-one with the UHP Ambassador Program Coordinator to discuss program requirements and commitment

Apply now to become a UHP Ambassador!

If you have any questions regarding the application process for the UHP Ambassador Program please contact Carolyn Veale via:

 

phone 919.513.4077
email carolyn_veale@ncsu.edu
in person at 207 Clark Hall.

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