College Revives Ambassador Program

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The College of Criminal Justice is seeking an elite group of enthusiastic and involved students to serve as ambassadors at various events and to mentor new and prospective criminal justice students.

“Being an ambassador for the College of Criminal Justice will present networking opportunities, leadership development, and a chance for you to give back to the university and your specific college as a whole,” said Kalyn Cavazos of the College of Criminal Justice Advising Office.

Three enthusiastic students give the thumbs up.The CJ Ambassadors will serve as official rep-resentatives of the College at various activities and programs throughout the year, including Saturdays@ SAM, the Criminal Justice Honors Convocation, Bearkat Family Weekend, Real Talk w/CJ, the Beto Chair Lecture Series, as well as helping freshman pursuing their degrees at the College find their classes in the fall semester. They will help promote programs available at the College and assist new and prospective students.
In exchange, the student will receive a $150 scholarship from the College as well as a t-shirts and a polo to wear to events.

The College is currently seeking five students for the Fall semester, and selection will be made through an application process. To be eligible, students must:

  • Be a criminal justice or victim studies major with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Be a junior or senior
  • Be involved in at least two SHSU student organizations
  • Be familiar with University services and resources

Applications are available at CJ Ambassador Application, at the CJ Advising Center (CJ A214) or by calling or e-mailing Kalyn Cavazos at (936) 294-1681 or The deadline to apply is Sept. 15.

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