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College of Western Idaho's (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, College Relations, and Enrollment and Student Services.
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.
Participate in Events and Tours with a minimum of 20 hours per semester.
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
- Have a minimum 2.5 GPA at CWI
- Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours each semester
The Presidential Ambassador program accepts a limited number of applicants. Apply now.
Recommend a Student to be a Presidential Ambassador
Attention faculty, staff, and community members: nominate your exceptional students to be a CWI Presidential Ambassadors.
Requesting Presidential Ambassadors 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.
To request Presidential Ambassador representation at a college-related event, please email email@example.com*
*All requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the event.
Please provide the following information:
- Date of event
- Name of event
- Expectations and responsibilities of Ambassadors
- Number of Ambassadors needed
- Other details about the event
The advisor will then let you know as soon as possible whether or not we will be able to fulfill your request.
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