Honors College Ambassador Program

The Honors College Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing the University Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University. Students Ambassadors serve as representatives of the Honors College at a variety of events involving prospective students and families, alumni, current students and families, faculty, staff, and university administrators.


What does an Honors College Ambassador do?

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  • Enhance student development and build community within the Honors College by developing and executing social events for our students (sporting events, homecoming, movie nights, meals together, Dorm party, etc.)
  • Promote the Honors College to current and prospective students (building tours, workshops, meetings), and Honors College events through social media and publications
  • Participate in Honors recruiting activities (Open House, Customs, Preview Days, True Blue Tour (local)
  • Serve as Global Scholars and share their study abroad experience
  • Improve outreach with Honors College Alumni


  • Build leadership and interpersonal skills to meet individual academic and career goals
  • Cultivate relationships with Honors faculty, staff, and students; and obtain networking opportunities
  • Gain professional development experience


  • Be an “on-track” Honors student committed to finishing a thesis
  • Maintain a 3.25 GPA
  • Attend mandatory ambassador training/organizational meeting each semester
  • Organize one social event for Honors students per semester either on your own or with another ambassador
  • Attend one leadership/skill training session per semester
  • Minimum 10 hours of time per semester
  • Fall and Spring semester commitment ($250 paid to ambassador at the end of each semester if they meet all requirements)

Characteristics of an Honors College Ambassador

  • Exhibit leadership, initiative, dependability, and discipline
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Excel at communicating with others
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Have a commitment to diversity and cultural pluralism


  • Honors Ambassador polo shirt
  • Official nametag
  • Certificate at Spring awards ceremony
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