College of Education and Human Services Ambassador Program
College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) Ambassadors are driven, motivated, and creative COEHS students that serve as student representatives. Not only do they serve as role models to current and prospective COEHS students, but they also are the face of the college to the greater UNF community. COEHS Ambassadors are an honorary group of students selected to represent the college at special events on campus and in our community.
Ambassadors play a fundamental role in the implementation of on- and off-campus COEHS programs and events. Potential opportunities to serve as an Ambassador include open houses, resource fairs, and elementary, middle, or high school visits. COEHS Ambassadors have the opportunity to speak with prospective students about their experiences at UNF and within the College of Education and Human Services and receive professional workshops enhancing their leadership.
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
- Commit at least 15-20 hours per semester
- Commit to two sequential terms (e.g. fall and spring)
- Positively represent UNF & the College of Education & Human Services
- Maintain professionalism in the way that one dresses, speaks, and acts
- Effectively communicate positive experiences of UNF/COEHS with prospective students, parents, community members, and faculty and staff through one’s actions
- Assist with recruitment and present at events
- Attend all trainings and scheduled meetings
- Current member and actively involved with a COEHS student club or organization
- Strong knowledge of the College of Education and Human Services programs
- Preference given to students that are in their freshmen, sophomore, and junior year
If interested, please complete the application.
Applications are reviewed by the Ambassador Committee. Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.
For more information, please contact the Coordinator of Outreach and Recruitment, Jade Yuen firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 620-1649.
2018 COEHS Ambassadors
Major: Deaf Education
Graduation: Fall 2018
Brianna is a senior majoring in Deaf Education with a minor in American Sign Language/Deaf Studies.
She is an education major because she aspires to make a difference in students’ lives and positively impact the community through education.
Brianna believes that education spreads far beyond the classroom, and she plans to make a difference in the lives of as many students as possible.
Carli is a senior majoring in
Elementary Education. She currently serves as Vice President and Treasurer in
the Student Florida Education Association club, and is an active member in the
UNF Pep Band, Campus Church, and In His Image (a Special Needs Program) at
Fruit Cove Baptist Church. She is an education major because she has been
working with kids since she was in middle school and has greatly enjoyed it.
Carli had some teachers in elementary and high school that inspired her. She hopes
to be like the teachers that motivated her, so she can inspire others and give
her students the best opportunities to learn.
Lindsay is a
senior studying Elementary Education. She is a resident of the Jacksonville
Teacher Residency Program at Andrew A. Robinson Elementary School. Lindsay is
currently a childcare provider with her church as well as a Respite Provider
through the Early Learning Coalition of Duval County. She is an education major
because she wants to make a difference in a child’s life by having the ability
to nurture and encourage a child to follow their dreams. Lindsay loves the
feeling she gets when a child who has been struggling to understand a
particular topic in a subject finally understands that topic or grasps the
Lauryn is a
junior studying Deaf Education with a double minor in American Sign
Language/Deaf Studies and Chemistry. She currently serves as a Resident
Assistant on campus and is a first year experience mentor during the summer for
UNF. Lauryn is an education major because she wants to inspire and teach future
generations. She aspires to teach because when she was in K-12, her teachers
were some of the best role models and really guided her towards her future.
Lauryn hopes to do the same for her future students.
Psychology and Early Childhood Development
Amani is a junior
completing a dual degree in Psychology and Early Childhood Development. She is
currently a member of the Student Florida Education Association, National
Society of Women in Science, American Chemical Society, Ospreys for Refugee
Relief, Student Justice for Palestine, Muslim Student Association, and the
Neuroscience club on campus. Amani is an education major because she absolutely
loves teaching and children. She wants to share her skills in hopes of bringing
impact and imprinting hope on the leaders of our future.
Amanda is a junior
studying Elementary Education. She is a Jacksonville native and mentors local
high school band students. Amanda believes in the whole-child and that teaching
is about way more than the textbooks and tests. She believes that educating the
whole-child means teaching them social-emotional skills and allowing children
to develop socially through play and interaction. Her passion for teaching is
kindled by watching children as they learn and grow. She aspires to be the
teacher that children remember much more than just textbooks and tests, but
that she impacts them to be a better person.
Exceptional Student Education
Erika is a
junior studying Exceptional Student Education. Since she was a little girl,
Erika has wanted to become an educator. After having two children of her own,
she is now putting her dreams into reality. Erika aspires to teach because she
wants to make an impact in children’s lives. Growing up, her teachers truly
helped her grow. Therefore, she believes educators are such an important part
of a child’s life, especially for children who may not get that support at