"Building a Tradition of Excellence"
Student Ambassadors are leaders that are dedicated to welcoming and introducing new and prospective students to Santa Ana College. They work under the direction of the Outreach Office. Their purpose is to share with the community the various programs and student services available on our campus.
About the Program
The program is supported by the Santa Ana College Foundation. The Student Ambassador program provides a bridge for new students as they make their transition into college and an academic setting. The implementation of the program was initiated four years ago with the intent of developing future community leaders.
To represent students in a positive and professional manner.
Make presentations about college life to new and prospective students, parents and community members.
Conduct campus tours sharing the attributes and benefits of attending Santa Ana College.
Assist and represent the college at special events both on and off campus and various community events.
Assist in the recruitment of future Student Ambassadors.
Must maintain a 2.0 G.P.A. Those ambassadors who fall below a 2.0 will be given one semester to raise their G.P.A.
Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards others and in the work place.
Willingness to learn and enhance public speaking and interpersonal communication skills.
Gain a greater understanding of Santa Ana College.
Develop leadership, interpersonal and professional attributes.
Meet and network with alumni, campus VIP’s, and community leaders.
Build educational and professional resume.
Knowledge that you have made a positive contribution to your community.
To remain an active Student Ambassador you must:
Attend all monthly meetings/training sessions.
Actively participate in volunteer offerings.
Conduct all ambassador business in a professional manner.
Meet with a counselor and have a current educational plan on file.
Perspective members will be recruited and once they fulfill their requirements, will attend an orientation held by the Outreach Department staff. At the completion of the orientation they will attend an induction ceremony in their honor and become full-fledged Student Ambassadors. Santa Ana College Student Ambassador membership will consist of no more than 40 active members.
The Outreach Department will provide monthly training sessions to the Student Ambassadors in order to provide professional and scholastic growth.
Training will consist of the following:
The goal of the Student Ambassador program is to provide and prepare students to become successful leaders in the community and beyond. To encourage students to embrace new challenges as they prepare for a career.