Eastern Ambassadors: an elite group of students chosen to represent Eastern in our region at various events.

What is the Eastern WV CTC Student Ambassador Program?

The Eastern WV CTC Student Ambassador Program is a group of 10 outstanding students who are selected to represent the College to prospective students, their families and the community at large over the period of one academic year (July 1 – June 30).

Who are the Student Ambassadors?

The most qualified and diverse students from a variety of majors will be chosen to work together to build on our College’s outstanding reputation and to bring future Eagles to our campus. Every effort will be made to select representation from each county in our district.

To qualify, students must

  • Anticipate a graduation date of May 2015 or later, and
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (G.P.A)

Student Ambassadors Duties 

Student Ambassadors represent Eastern both on and off campus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Check your Eastern email account 3-5 times each week (this will be the primary means of communication)
  • Lead campus tours
  • Attend recruiting events
  • Connect with students who have specific questions about Eastern
  • Serve as Orientation Speakers for New Student Orientation
  • Promote opportunities to be actively involved on campus
  • Advance the ideals of higher education through community outreach efforts

Student Ambassador Benefits

  • Develop valuable leadership and communication skills
  • Make meaningful connections with prospective and new students by sharing your experience and knowledge of Eastern
  • Work closely with College faculty, staff and administration
  • Enhance your personal resume
  • Receive free promotional materials
  • Accelerated Activity Rewards
  • Special workshops/professional development

Selection Criteria

Selection Process

The selection process has three components and concludes in mid-late May:

  • An application
  • 2 Recommendation forms (1 internal, 1 external)
  • Orientation (discussion of responsibilities, benefits, & question/answer session), and individual interview

A Student Ambassadors selection committee carefully screens applications. The selection committee (a sub-group of Eastern's Retention Committee) will review each application holistically: that means the Committe will consider grades along with each applicant’s answers to the written application and the interview process.  Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be considered.

Course Load

  • Students must be enrolled in at least 6 semester credit-hours per semester (fall and spring) at Eastern
  • Leadership and Communication
  • To qualify for consideration, applicants for the Student Ambassador Program must be able to meet a time commitment of — 5 hours on average each week

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