MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN “I continue to be impressed with the commitment of our outstanding students. We know that the best way for our students to develop leadership skills is to encourage them to lead their peers. These settings present extraordinary challenges with personal persuasion, fairness, and servingwhile leading and are far more effective than power or authority. It is Learn By Doing in the very best sense. Rather than waiting to be asked, these individuals step forward and offer their talents when they recognize the need. Thank you to our outstanding Orfalea College of Business Student Ambassadors and the commitment they show to the college.”
AMBASSADOR EVENTS FALL QUARTER
Week of Welcome Academic Day Dean’s Advisory Council Honored Alumni Activities Distinguished Speaker Series College Tours VIP Visits
Pre-Collegiate Symposium Community Advisory Council College Tours VIP Visits Ambassador Training
Open House Dean’s Advisory Council Distinguished Speaker Series Awards Banquet Poly Cultural Weekend College Tours VIP Visits Spring Commencement
For more information about the Orfalea College of Business Ambassadors, please contact: The Advancement Office (805)756-5098
Cal Poly State University San Luis Obispo, CA
OUR MISSION We are a group committed to promoting and representing the Orfalea College of Business in order to positively impact students, the University, and the community. Uphold high moral standards, respect, and integrity of the college. Assume responsibility as an elite leader dedicated to elevating the reputation and experiences within the Orfalea College of Business. Inspire peers in their academics and encourage them to pursue challenges to achieve excellence and success in all that they do. Foster networking to cultivate and build community and industry relationships.
WHAT WE DO AS A MEMBER Represent Orfalea College of Business to college VIP guests.
Promote the Orfalea College of Business to
2. Submit written application. 3. Attend meet & greet with current Ambassadors.
Act as a liaison between the Dean’s Office and
4. Interview with Ambassador Executive Team.
Orfalea College of Business students.
Participate in mandatory trainings, which
includes various team building activities, guest speakers and professional etiquette training.
5. Interview with the Assistant Dean. 6. Notifications are made via phone or e-mail.
Learn and develop valuable professional and
Engage alumni by sharing personal experiences and displaying true Orfalea pride.
The Ambassador program was established in 1999 as a public relations arm for the Orfalea College of Business. It is a voluntary student organization whose members meet and greet parents, new and prospective students, industry representatives and VIP’s nationwide. Words like “service, interaction, leadership, passion, opportunity, motivation, and values,” all describe the interest in participating in the Orfalea College of Business Student Ambassador program. As representatives of the entire college, Ambassadors must become familiar with each concentration; gaining an in-depth understanding of its programs to become a valuable resource.
1. Attend information session.
prospective students while giving tours.
Educate prospective students and parents on the academic benefits and unique characteristics of campus life.
WHAT THE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM IS
HOW TO APPLY
Build irreplaceable personal and professional Meet top level executives from across the nation.
A minimum GPA of 3.0 Sophomore standing 1 academic year commitment Some history of participation in college clubs or other leadership experience LOTS OF ENTHUSIASM!