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Presidential Envoys 

The members of the Presidential Envoys are the recognized student leaders of UNF who serve as student ambassadors to the Alumni Association and the Office of the President. Founded in 1985, they provide outstanding service to the campus and community and possess strong leadership and communication skills that will transition them from students to successful alumni.  

 

Applications are not yet being accepted for Fall 2019 recruitment. Check back for additional information about the application process in August. 

 

Meet our 2019-2020 Presidential Envoys Executive Board:  

 2019 Presidential Envoys' Executive Board posing for a photo

Pictured from left to right: 
Amber Worters, 
Vice President of Administration 
Gary Monahan, Vice President of Marketing and Fundraising
Rebecca Crosby, President 
Evan Maslin, Vice President, Programming 
Kennedy Rainge, Vice President, Recruitment and Student Engagement

 

What do the Presidential Envoys do?  

4 Presidential Envoys at Commencement ceremony 2014

Presidential Envoys is an organization that provides student leaders with the opportunity to participate in events sponsored by the Alumni Association, the Office of the President, and University Development and Alumni Engagement. Members are committed to completing a number of campus and community service events per semester. Envoy participation helps the University offer more quality events for alumni, friends, faculty and staff while providing networking opportunities for the members. Responsibilities of Presidential Envoys include serving as ambassadors at campus events, assisting the Office of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving and coordinating campus-wide community service to rally other students as well as alumni, faculty and staff together in a joint effort.

Presidential Envoys offers a wide variety of activities and membership benefits, there is something for EVERYONE! From leadership opportunities, socials, networking and mentoring opportunities - you can find it all in Presidential Envoys.

Who can join the Presidential Envoys?   

7 Presidential Envoys hugging at Conference 2015

All UNF students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for membership. Applications are invited during the fall term from the student body at-large and require an explanation of the applicant's desire to serve the University. Members are selected through a written application and interview process. Personality, participation in campus activities, dependability and ability to represent the University and its President in a positive manner are also considered. Presidential Envoys are honored to serve as ambassadors for the University as well as our fellow students, alumni and community and we look forward to welcoming you on board!

Questions? Interested in learning more? Please contact the Presidential Envoys President at presidentialenvoys@gmail.com or the Presidential Envoys adviser, Leah Case at l.case@unf.edu with questions.

Presidential Envoys Benefits:    

Envoys at Jacketing Ceremony standing in stair

  • Networking with alumni and distinguished University guests
  • Mentoring opportunities 
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Community service opportunities
  • Lasting friendships
  • FUN!
Each new group of Envoys will complete a training session which includes an overview of the University's history and organizational structure, familiarity with campus locations, protocol, etc. 

Presidential Envoy Requests:

 

4 Presidential Envoys at Reception

In an effort to equip our Presidential Envoys to be top-tier ambassadors for the University, we have made some changes to the program to reinforce its mission and goals. Going forward, the Envoys will only be able to support events sponsored by the President’s Office and University Development and Alumni Engagement – these events alone are more than 40 in a year. Our university is growing, and while the Envoys would love to support all of the wonderful events happening across our campus we, do not have the capacity do so. We would encourage other departments looking for campus ambassadors to reach out to volunteer student organizations within your unit. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you again for your support! 

How we show our Osprey Pride:    

 

Envoys at Flowers stand during commencement Envoys at Golf Tournament  Envoys at Zoo

Envoys at Swamp Ranch in front of horses Envoys at Ropes course Envoys in President's Office