Students build leadership skills, enhance their resumes, and gain a unique networking experience, all while providing crucial service to the College.

Formed in 1993, the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Ambassadors Program provides over 3,000 volunteer hours to the college and the college departments each year. Student Ambassadors build their leadership skills and their resumes, while providing crucial service to the college. Students get a unique networking experience, interacting with facutly, administrators, staff, parents, alumni, and prospective students.

As the Ambassadors are the student representatives of the college, we utilize an application through a competitive process including a paper application and interviews. New student members are selected each spring to join the College Ambassadors Program. Over 50 students are part of the program.

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Ambassadors

Carson Bartlett
Academic Team
Carson Bartlett

Carson Bartlett, a native of Chester, VA, joined the Ambassador Program in order to be more involved with the college. In her spare time, Carson also serves as an editor for Philologia, a member of Phi Alpha Delta, and as a writer for the Collegiate Times. She is currently on track to graduate in 2017 with B.A. in Political Science.  After graduation, Carson hopes to use her experiences in the Ambassador Program and at Virginia Tech to work as either a political consultant or a journalist.

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Academic Team
Ali Marhefka

Ali Marhefka, a native of Boontown Township, NJ, joined the Ambassador Program in order to network, gain job experience, and connect with faculty. In her spare time, Ali also serves as a Hokie ambassador, a member of the English club, and a member of Kappa Delta. She is currently on track to graduate in 2018 with a B.A. in English.  After graduation, Ali hopes to use her experiences in the Ambassador Program and at Virginia Tech to be an editor of a lifestyles magazine or a professional document creator at a fortune 500 company.

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Academic Team
Olivia Seksinsky

Olivia Seksinsky, a native of Charlotte, NC, joined the Ambassador Program in order to network and connect with other academically motivated people. In her spare time, Olivia also serves as an RA in Johnson Hall, a Hokie ambassador, and as an ambassador for the Women’s Center. She is currently on track to graduate in 2018 with a B.A. in international studies.  After graduation, Olivia hopes to use her experiences in the Ambassador Program and at Virginia Tech to be an international liaison for a business conglomerate.

Recruitment Team
Deonte Easter

Deonte Easter, a native of Chesapeake, VA, joined the Ambassador Program to connect with students and their parents. In his spare time, he serves as Vice President of Phi Alpha Delta, a pre-law organization. He's also a brother of Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity. He's on track to graduate in 2018 with a major in international studies and a minor in Arabic. After graduation, Deonte hopes to attend law school focusing on international arbitration and litigation. However, his ultimate goal is to work for the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ.

Recruitment Team
Noah White

Noah White, a native of Center Valley, PA, joined the Ambassador Program to surround himself with likeminded and motivated students. He is also involved in the Corps of Cadets, Air Force ROTC, University Honors, and plays intramural sports. Noah is on track to graduate in 2019 with a dual degree in political science and economics with a minor in leadership studies. After graduation, Noah hopes to use his experiences in the Ambassador Program to be an affective officer and leader in the United States Air Force. 

What is it like to be in the Student Ambassador Program?

“My role as an ambassador is much larger than myself. It is an honor to recruit our country's future leaders to join a university distinguished by tradition, excellence, and camaraderie.”

Deonte Easter, ‘18, International Studies

"Being a college ambassador was one of the best decisions I have made at Virginia Tech. I have built professional relationships with faculty and staff in the college as well as grown friendships with other ambassadors.”

Makeda Mesfin, ’18, International Studies

“As an ambassador, you're often the first student that prospective recruits encounter. It has been amazing to help alleviate the stress and uneasiness that a high school senior often faces.”

Deonte Easter, ’18, International Studies

"I've loved working with my fellow ambassadors. They've made my college experience unforgettable."

Kassiel Gonzalez, '17