Rio Grande Student Ambassador Mission Statement

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College Student Ambassadors are a dynamic team of leaders dedicated to serving the greater URG/RGCC community. By encouraging enthusiasm, commitment, and campus participation from our members, we represent and promote the University and Community College to prospective students, guests, current students, and alumni. The Student Ambassadors represent the college in a responsible, ethical, and professional manner while portraying a positive image of the institution. The Ambassadors serve as a public relations and institutional advancement team while working in direct partnership with college personnel. URG/RCGG Students Ambassadors strive to encourage students, staff, and community involvement in the mission of the college. Our goal is to maintain the integrity of the University and the Community College by creating a positing first and lasting impression.


Meet our current Ambassadors



  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a full time student (minimum of 12 credit hours)
  • Submit at least two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Completed Student Ambassador Application

Selection criteria include:

• Dedication to the group and ability to commit necessary time
• Sincere desire to represent The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College
• Effective speaking ability
• Ability to make a positive first impression
• Ability to adapt to a variety of situations
• Ability to work well with others
• Enthusiasm about The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College
• Responsibility, dependability

Advantages of the Student Ambassador:

  • Opportunity to develop leaderships skills
  • Personal development and socialization
  • Experience in public relations, which develops skills and confidence vital to success in career advancement
  • Satisfaction of being involved in a dynamic, supportive organization
  • Compensation for their work
  • Leadership opportunities
  • A résumé-building experience
  • Jacket and polo with logo

Interested in becoming A University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College Student Ambassador?

Contact: The Admissions Office in Florence Evans Hall
  1-800-282-7201 ext. 7208

Kristie Russell
Tel: (740) 245-7191