Presidential Ambassadors

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The College of Western Idaho (CWI) Presidential Ambassadors program promotes the positive image of CWI by engaging a select group of student leaders to represent the CWI student body at designated events sponsored by the Office of the President, Community Relations, and Advancement, and Enrollment and Student Services.

Presidential Ambassadors is made up of a diverse group of students who represent CWI on a volunteer basis. Presidential Ambassadors promote a public understanding of the College by sharing their own CWI experiences and encourage lifelong involvement with the College.

The Application process is now Open.

  • Becoming an Ambassador

    Why Should I Apply?

    • Develop leadership, communication, and professional skills
    • Work closely with the Office of the President and the Admissions and Recruitment Team
    • Attend designated Presidential, campus, and community events
    • Network with donors, alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and the student body
    • Assist with the recruitment of prospective students and parents
    • Opportunities for campus exposure, making the Ambassadors some of the most visible and well-known students on campus.
    • Development of personal growth, self-esteem, leadership skills and a professional resume
    • Unparalleled experience in public relations (meeting people, public speaking, representing the College) which help develop the skills and confidence vital to future success in job interviews and career advancement
    • A Presidential certificate of appreciation upon successful completion of trainings and position responsibilities.
  • Requirements

    Participate in a minimum of 5 events and 5 tours during the academic year.

    Possible events include:

    • Assisting One Stop Student Services during registration and welcome week
    • Assisting with graduation ceremony activities
    • Attending Presidential and Community Relations Advancement Events
    • Traveling to college fairs, high schools, and other recruitment events
    • Speaking to the CWI Board of Trustees, Faculty/Staff meetings, and other meetings or events

    Student's interested in becoming a Presidential Ambassador must:

    • Apply for consideration (a personal interview will also be required)
    • Demonstrate knowledge of CWI history and programs
    • Demonstrate active campus and/or community involvement
    • Possess strong interpersonal skills (self-motivation, effective communication, leadership skills, etc.)
    • Have time to participate in ongoing trainings, meetings and events
    • Represent CWI in a friendly and professional manner; dress code will include a provided nametag and polo worn with khakis
    • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA at CWI
    • Be enrolled at least a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester

    Membership in the Presidential Ambassador Program is limited.   Applications to be a Presidential Ambassador are currently being accepted for the 2021-2022 year.  

  • Recommend a Student to be a Presidential Ambassador

    Attention faculty, staff, and community members: nominate your exceptional students to be a CWI Presidential Ambassadors.  

    Presidential Ambassador Recommendation/Nomination Form

  • Requesting Presidential Ambassador's for an Event

    The Presidential Ambassadors are a diverse group of students who represent CWI. Presidential Ambassadors will promote a public understanding of the College by sharing their own CWI experiences. Presidential Ambassadors will also encourage lifelong involvement with the College.

    Use the link to the form to request Presidential Ambassador representation at a college-related event. Once we received your request, you will be contacted by a Presidential  Ambassador Advisor to verify all the information on the form. The advisor will then let you know as soon as possible whether or not we will be able to fulfill your request. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Becca Freedman at 208.562.2446. All requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the event.

    Requesting Presidential Ambassador's Form 

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