Coggin Ambassadors (CA's) are outgoing, connected and ambitious business students that serve as student representatives of the Coggin College of Business; they are role models to current and prospective Coggin students and are the face of the college to the business community. CA's play an integral role in the marketing and execution of programs and events including career fairs, networking events, career workshops and the STAR Program. They also represent the Coggin College of Business at various on and off-campus events.
The Career Management Center staff selects Coggin Ambassadors at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Students must submit an application, essay and an updated résumé in order to be considered for the program. Please click the link below for more information and to download an application for the next ambassador cohort.
Coggin Ambassador Criteria
Questions? Call (904) 620-2067 or e-mail Career Coordinator, Melinda Santos.
ZACHARY J. RENNA
Major: Finance | Minor: Economics Graduation: Fall 2016
Zack is a Senior majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics. He is a member of the Osprey Volunteer Club, Economics Society, and the Finance and Investment Society. He is originally from Cherry Hill, NJ where he spent his first two years of college playing D1 baseball at NJIT. In his free time, he likes traveling, fishing, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends. Upon graduating in December 2016, Zack plans on obtaining his MBA and working in the finance industry.
Double Major: International Business, Management Graduation: Spring 2017
Becky is double majoring in International business and Management. She is a current Junior expected to graduate Spring of 2017. Becky is currently an executive board member of the Women in Business society, the Coggin Mentorship program and the Coggin Study Abroad Program. She has had three years of managerial experience as a General Manager for a small business. After graduation, Becky plans to continue her education and obtain her Masters degree with UNF. After finishing school she aspires to work outside of the United States. When Becky is not at school she enjoys spending time with family and traveling.
Major: FinanceGraduation: Fall 2016
Vuochleang Lim is a senior
majoring in Finance with an expected graduation date of fall 2016. She is the
first person in her family to attend college. Alongside her academic career,
she also serves as the Philanthropy Chair for the Women in Business Society
(WBS), is a member of the 2015-2016 Coggin
Mentorship program, and has participated in Coggin’s Study Abroad Programs.
In her free time she likes to spend time with family and friends, and enjoys
playing tennis and soccer.
Major: Management Graduation: Fall 2016
Jourdan Thaxton is a senior
majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Jourdan
is also employed with the University of North Florida and spends much of his
time on the UNF campus. When not studying or completing a work related project,
Jourdan enjoys volunteering with the Jacksonville Humane Society and promoting
the message of animal wellness and humane treatment. Outside of his collegiate
career, Jourdan is a budding singer-songwriter, dancer, author, and newly found
actor. Jourdan has performed at venues such as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival,
the Ritz Theater, Florida Times Union Theater, and most recently the annual
Friday Night Music Festival held at the Jacksonville Landing. Managing a
challenging and perplexing schedule has become second nature to the local
“Prince of Pop Music”. Jourdan is looking forward to tackling his first movie
role in the Spring of 2016, releasing his debut album Summer 2016 and graduating
Fall 2016. After the completion of his undergraduate degree, Jourdan plans on
continuing his career path with UNF as well as furthering his musical
Double Major: International Business, Transportation & Logistics Graduation: Fall 2016
Emily is a senior with a double major in International
Business and Transportation and Logistics. She is expected to graduate in Fall
2016. Currently she is active in the Transportation Logistics Society and a
part of the Coggin Ambassador Cohort. In Summer 2016 she plans on going to the
Coggin in Argentina study abroad trip. In her free time Emily likes to spend
time with her friends and family, go to the beach, and experience new things
and places. Upon graduation she hopes to travel often and find a position that
is right for her.
Double Major: Accounting, FinanceGraduation: Summer 2017
Frank is a junior double majoring in Accounting and Finance
and expects to graduate in the summer of 2017. He currently is the president of Alpha Sigma
Pi and aspires to continue to look for opportunities to make an impact at UNF. Outside of UNF, Frank is an active youth
leader at Celebration Church who loves seeing young students and people commit
their lives to something greater. In his
free time, he enjoys playing a variety of sports and treasures the time he
spends with family and friends. After
graduation, Frank intends to pursue a Master’s degree.
Double Major: Management, Marketing | Minor: SpanishGraduation: Summer 2017
Joseph is an international student from the Philippines who
graduated high school in Malaysia. He is currently pursuing two business
degrees in management and finance. He enjoys being involved in sports, mainly
soccer and basketball. Joseph also likes
to draw, practice graphic design and learn new things in the world of business.
He always looks to grow and one day hopes
to become successful, emotionally and financially. Joseph’s goal in life is to be happy and
achieve his dreams of becoming a professional athlete and a successful
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