Trio SSS Student Ambassadors

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The TRIO SSS Student Ambassador Program encourages the active participation of its students to achieve the program’s goal of increasing retention and graduation rates of first-generation, income eligible and students with disabilities. A select number of TRIO SSS Scholars will earn experience in leadership, mentoring, event planning, project management, group facilitation and professionalism while making a positive impact on other program participants.

Minimum Requirements and Expectations

The TRIO SSS Student Ambassador is required to:

  • Have participated in the TRIO SSS program at Abilene Christian University for at least one academic year
  • Be a full-time student and maintain good academic standing with ACU
  • Attend and assist with TRIO SSS events and activities
  • Be a team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Respect diversity and be willing to learn about other cultures
  • Arrive on time to all scheduled meetings/events or notify TRIO SSS staff of conflicts in a timely manner
  • Become acquainted with and maintain contact with all assigned TRIO SSS Scholars
  • Host one event/activity each month with assigned group
  • Commit to the TRIO SSS Student Ambassador Program for at least one academic year (fall and spring)

Important Benefits

  • Opportunity to develop leadership skills and a professional resume
  • Personal development and socialization
  • Experience in public relations, oral communication and confidence building
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Satisfaction of being involved in a dynamic, supportive team
  • Obtain volunteer hours
  • Leadership training and conferences