Grayson College

STUDENT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

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Thank you for your interest in the Grayson College Student Ambassador Program!

The Grayson County Student Ambassadors are student positions through the Office of Admissions. The group consists of students who assist in the promotion of GC to prospective students, their parents and the high school guidance community.

Below you will find information and our application for the Student Ambassador Program. Please read all the information provided.

If you are interested in becoming a GRAYSON STUDENT AMBASSADOR, email recruiting@grayson.edu.

The goals of the Ambassadors are to:

  • Inform prospective students and parents that are interested in Grayson College about all facets of GC life -- academic programs, faculty and students, physical facilities, social opportunities, and student services.
  • Assist with important public relations programs such as Community Events, Career Fairs, Welding Rodeo, Viking Challenge, etc.
  • Personalize the College by making campus visitors feel welcome, comfortable, and positive about Grayson College by demonstrating sincerity, enthusiasm, credibility, interest, and helpfulness.

Activities of the Ambassadors include:

  • Representing Grayson College, by giving campus tours to college visitors.
  • Making presentations about GC at high schools.
  • Assisting with the call-back retention program.
  • Assisting, as needed, at special recruitment events that occur throughout the year.
  • Attending training sessions.
  • Special events for members such as holiday parties, end-of-year receptions, and monthly social event.

Membership in the Grayson College Student Ambassador Program is limited.

Selection criteria include:

  • Dedication to the group and ability to commit necessary time (10) hours of volunteer time.
  • Sincere desire to represent GC
  • Effective speaking ability
  • Ability to make a positive first impression
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of situations
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Enthusiasm about GC
  • Responsibility, dependability

Although hard work and commitment are required, much of the individual participation in activities can be worked around Ambassadors’ class and study schedules.

Ambassadors enjoy important advantages from membership:

  • Unparalleled experience in public relations (meeting people, public speaking, representing the College) which develops the skills and confidence vital to success in job interviews and career advancement
  • Being part of a dynamic, helping organization
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from Grayson College staff
  • Broaden contacts among faculty, staff, students, and administration for pleasure, help on campus, and references upon graduation
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills and a professional resume
  • Participation in a close-knit, nurturing student organization which enables members to feel more "connected" to the College

Student Ambassador Program Application and Selection

Click here to download the application.