Student ambassadors in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are an intregal part of college inititiatives including recruitment, alumni engagement, youth education and more.  

While selecting these ambassadors, the Center for Student Success relies on faculty and staff nominations who have regular academic and non-academic contact with potential ambassadors. 

To be eligible for the College Ambassador Program, students must: 

  • Have a minimum of 25 hours of college credit by the Fall 2017 semester (at least 15 hours of credit from the University of Kentucky) 
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 
  • Major in one of the undergraduate programs in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment 
  • Show potential to demonstrate and develop strong communication skills (e.g public speaking ability, improvisation, interpersonal competence, etc.)
  • Prove a willingness to learn about the breadth and depth of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the University of Kentucky at large

In addition to the requirements listed above, preference will be given to students who are able to make the program a top priority throughout the 2017-18 academic year (fall and spring semesters).

To Nominate

Faculty and staff wishing to nominate a student for a the College Ambassador Program should email Wayne Centers, Director of Student Relations, with the student's full name, major and email.  The deadline to nominate a student is Wednesday, March 8. 

While these student ambassadors are often "the best of the best" in the college, nominators are encouraged to consider students who may develop through the program experience. 

Note: students must be nominated before they are able to apply. 

Program Benefits 

Among the many benefits of the program, selected student ambassadors can expect: 

  • One-hour course credit (GEN 300) each semester 
  • Travel opportunities 
  • Personal development
  • Leadership advancement 
  • Expanded peer and professional network 

Learn More

Students wanting to learn more about the program are encouraged to contact a current ambassador and attend one of the information sessions below. 

Date Location Time
Wednesday, January 18 Ag Regisdential College (Ingels Hall) 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7 The 90, Room 202 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 22 128 Erikson Hall 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 9 A7 Ag Science Center 7:00 p.m.

For more information, see the student amassador role summary