The Coggin Ambassador Program provides outgoing, connected and ambitious Coggin College students the opportunity to serve as student representatives of the Career Management Center (CMC); they are the student face of the CMC. Coggin Ambassadors play an integral role in the marketing and execution of programs presented by the Career Management Center (CMC) and the Coggin College of Business. Events and promotions that Coggin Ambassadors have assisted with in the past include classroom presentations, career fairs, networking events, tabling to promote events, career workshops, fundraising, dean’s office events, STAR Program events, the Coggin hooding ceremony, and off-campus industry events.
By participating in the program, Coggin Ambassadors have the opportunity to network with their peers and business professionals, learn about the job market, and enhance their resumes. It is not uncommon for Coggin Ambassadors to make connections during their term that lead to job or internship opportunities.
The Career Management Center staff selects Coggin Ambassadors at the end of the fall and spring semesters for the following semester. Students must submit an application, essay and an updated resume in order to be considered for the program to email@example.com.
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Double Major: Marketing, International Business
Graduation: Spring 2015
Lauren is a Senior majoring in
Marketing with a Minor in International Business. She currently holds the role
of the Vice President of the Women in Business Society, and she is also an active member of the Student Leadership Advisory Board (SLAB). Outside of UNF, Lauren has participated in a Social Media Internship
with Chick-fil-A and a Marketing Research Internship at Universal Studios. In
addition, she enjoys working at Walt Disney World during the Summer months while
home in Orlando, FL. When she is not occupied at school or work, Lauren enjoys
relaxing with friends and traveling. So far, her top 3 favorite places to
travel are Greece, Alaska, and Italy. Upon graduating in May 2015, she aspires
to work for a fortune 500 company, while pursuing her MBA.
Double Major: Accounting, English
Graduation: Summer 2015
Born and raised in Dubai and
rooted in Bangladesh, Afshan Zaher moved to the United States to pursue her
higher education. Afshan is a senior
majoring in Accounting and English and expects to graduate in Summer 2015. Due to her diverse background, she is fluent
in six languages. At UNF, Afshan is a
member of the Women in Business Society, Alpha Sigma Pi, Muslim Student
Association and the Coggin Mentor Program. She is also the recipient of the MECLABS
Annual Scholarship and CIT Group Inc Business Scholarship. During her free time, she loves reading,
volunteering at the public library, watching movies/shows, spending time with
her family or chatting with her friends from different time zones.
Major: Transportation & Logistics Graduation: Spring 2015
Lisa is a senior majoring in
Transportation and Logistics. She is a native to Jacksonville, Florida,
but her family origins are from Vietnam and she is the first in her family to
attend college. Lisa is currently a
member of UNF A.S.I.A and is the secretary of the Transportation and Logistics
Society (TLS). She is a recipient of Pat Moran & JM Family
Enterprises, Inc. Endowed Scholarship in Transportation & Logistics and the
PRODiGi Logistics Annual Scholarship. After
graduation, Lisa wants to pursue a career in the logistics field related to her
major. During her spare time, Lisa enjoys traveling and
spending time with her loved ones.
MYREKA SANDERSDouble Major: Marketing, Economics | Minor: Psychology Graduation: Spring 2015
Myreka is a senior majoring in Marketing and Economics and is currently the Marketing Director of the Student United Way of the University of North Florida. Her extra-curricular activities include participating in the Jacksonville Collegiate Leadership Experience program, working as an Ambassador for First Coast Energy’s Daily’s stores, and volunteering for organizations with which she shares interests. Upon graduation, Myreka hopes to travel throughout Central America for a year to learn about Latin culture and improve her Spanish. She then plans to eventually pursue her Masters in Health Administration.
Double Major: International Business, Marketing
Graduation: Spring 2015
is a senior double majoring in International Business and Marketing. She was a participant in the Coggin Study
Abroad program, spending two semesters in Paris and Marseille, France. She firmly believes travel and cultural
immersion is beneficial for all individuals who want to do business on a global
scale. As a member of the National
Society of Leadership & Success, Women of Business Society, Coggin
Delegation, and the Coggin Mentor program, she aspires to be a successful
entrepreneur. Upon graduating, she hopes
to acquire a corporate marketing position, continue her education, travel the
world, and develop her fluency in the French language.
Double Major: International Business, Economics | Minor: ChineseGraduation: Fall 2015
Kami is a junior double
majoring in International Business and Economics and minoring in Chinese. She currently holds the role of International
Projects Director for UNF’s Rotaract Club, and is an active member of the Swoop
Squad. Kami has previously studied
abroad in Greece and in China. She is
also interning at the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville. In her spare time, Kami enjoys spending time
with family and friends, running marathons, and painting.
Graduation: Fall 2015
Brendan is a senior and is
majoring in Business Management. He
is currently active in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity on campus where he
has gone up the ranks to Vice President. Brendan has also been involved in the
Presidential Envoy Association serving on the finance committee. He also volunteered to be the overall finance
chair for the Dance Marathon charity which supports the Children's Miracle
Network. Brendan works part-time as a
Transportation Solutions Specialists at PLS Logistics Services and in his spare
time enjoys wakeboarding, playing sports on the beach, and hanging with friends
and family. Upon graduation, he hopes to
ultimately earn a managerial position with a focus in the finance
Double Major: Marketing, Management
Graduation: Spring 2017
Taylor is sophomore pursing
a double major in marketing and management. She is an active member of the Student Conduct
Board at the University of North Florida. During the summer of 2014, she completed an
internship with Campus Special and sold over $20,000 in revenue. Although her focus is with the Coggin College
of Business, she seeks a career in Public Relations and Communications. She also hosts her own talk show to help
uplift women with confidence. Upon
graduation Taylor seeks to work for a company where she can thrive in
creativity while maintaining her position in the corporate business world.
Major: International Business
Will is majoring in
International Business and is an active member of Delta Sigma Pi (a
professional fraternity), an alumni member of Phi Delta Theta (a social
fraternity at Jacksonville University), and a member of Enactus (a business
volunteering club which engulfs one with business experience). Additionally he is a part of the 2014-2015 cohort of the Coggin Mentor Program. Will also studied
abroad in Argentina during the Summer of 2014. He has an interest in Finance and Operations. Will enjoys spending his free
time hanging with his girlfriend, his friends, and going to the
Major: Accounting | Minor: Psychology
Graduation: Spring 2016
Yanis is a junior majoring
in Accounting, and she is a member of Alpha Sigma Pi and the UNF Volunteer
Club. Yanis is also a student member of
the FICPA and the AICPA. Upon her graduation in the spring of 2016, Yanis
expects to sit for the CPA exam and obtain a master's degree. In her spare time Yanis enjoys volunteering
and spending time with friends and family.
Riley is a senior double
majoring in International Business and Marketing, with a planned graduation
date of May 2015. Riley has prior work
experience as the Associate Director of Marketing for Trek International
Safaris, a Marketing Intern at North Florida Land Trust, as well as 10 years of
experience running his own business as a web designer. Riley is also a member of the 2014-2015 cohort
of the Coggin Mentor Program. In his
free time, Riley enjoys going to the gym and visiting the local beaches. Upon graduation, he hopes to complete his MBA.
Blake is an undergraduate
student double majoring in Transportation & Logistics and Business Management
with a minor in International Business. He
began his collegiate career by swimming on a 2-year scholarship at Daytona
State to earn his Associate’s Degree. He
then transferred to UNF and moved back to his hometown of Jacksonville to
pursue his Bachelor’s Degree. Blake is
on the Executive Board in the Transportation & Logistics Society and is
also a member of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity. Outside of UNF, Blake is currently an intern
at AV Logistics. In addition, he is
employed at One Ocean Resort & Spa and Atlantic Beach Ocean Rescue. When he is not occupied with school or work,
Blake enjoys swimming and relaxing at the beach. Upon graduating in May 2016, he wants to
pursue a career in the logistics field.
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