UHP Ambassadors

Who are UHP Ambassadors?

“The UHP Ambassador is a position of high esteem and a source of self-enrichment and leadership.”

Statement of Purpose

The University Honors Program (UHP) Ambassadors are the dependable public student representatives of the University Honors Program.  UHP Ambassadors are a select group of skilled, knowledgeable, and motivated students who are passionate about the University Honors Program.  UHP Ambassadors serve as the link between the University Honors Program, current students, the campus community, stakeholders and prospective students and families.  UHP Ambassadors are committed to promoting the mission of the UHP by promoting academic leadership, intellectual curiosity, diversity, research and scholarship.

UHP Ambassador Program Expectations

  • A minimum of one academic year of service as a UHP Ambassador
  • Attend a once a semester training session
  • Assist with NC State Open House (fall semester)
  • Contribute a minimum of 10 UHP related service hours per semester (i.e. College Open House programs, Spend-a-Day programs, recruitment events, high school college recruitment events, New Student Orientation, UHP Village tours, UHP phone-a-thons, UHP Seminar Fair, UHP Honors Aims of Education)
  • Assist with UHP Parent Weekend/Homecoming events if applicable
  • Assist with UHP Prospective Student Open House (spring semester)
  • Perform 5 hours of community per semester service (e.g. UHP endorsed educational outreach initiatives that support public schools of Wake County and surrounding areas, Daniel Center, Habitat for Humanity)
  • Maintain a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Maintain a positive attitude and professionalism
  • Willingness to provide input to further develop and expand the UHP Ambassador Program
  • Maintain “Honors in all things” in both academic performance and in everyday life

How to Apply

  • All students must complete and application through a provided link (link can be found at the beginning of email). All UHP students are eligible to apply (Honors Village and Non Honors Village residents, 2nd semester freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors)
  • Qualifications Needed
  • Current UHP student in good academic standing (i.e. successfully progressing through the program by satisfying HON requirements and maintaining a 3.25 cumulative GPA)
  • Completed at least one semester as a UHP student
  • Completed at least one HON seminar
  • Possess leadership potential (i.e. verbally articulate, organization skills, motivated)
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the UHP (i.e. understands the goals and mission of the University Honors Program)
  • Clean judicial record
  • Not on UHP probation at the time of your application

Timeline

  • Applications are due Monday, March 27, 2017 by 5pm
  • Interviews will be the week of April 3, 2017
  • Selections will be made and students notified the week of April 10, 2017

Benefits

  • The honor of being a UHP Ambassador and representing the program in a variety of ways
  • Opportunity for professional and personal development
  • The opportunity to sharpen leadership skills
  • The opportunity to contribute in building a dynamic University Honors Program
  • The opportunity to network with faculty, staff, students and stakeholders
  • A participant in a dynamic social team

 

If you have any questions regarding the application process for the UHP Ambassador Program please contact Carolyn Veale via phone 919.513.4078, email cpveale@ncsu.edu, or in person at 207 Clark Hall.