COB Student Ambassador Application

The UCA College of Business (COB) Student Ambassadors engage, connect, and serve as representatives of the college.

COB Student Ambassadors represent our diverse UCA student body, and the program is inclusive to all business majors regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and religious/spiritual affiliation.

We are looking for outstanding students and leaders, and it also is the goal of COB to help students get hands-on experience. Therefore, if you are busy serving as an officer in another club or completing an internship, you are the kind of student whom we welcome to apply. If you’re looking to develop your leadership skills or get more involved, we encourage you to apply.

Read below to find out what Student Ambassadors do, what they get for serving, and what applicants must do to be considered.

What COB Student Ambassadors do:
  • provide feedback about their experiences at UCA and COB to Dean Hargis and COB faculty
  • help share COB programs and news with friends, family, peers, and the general public
  • represent the College at recruiting and special events throughout the year
  • lead other students and help to build a strong COB
What COB Student Ambassadors get:
  • are the “first to know” about all the best COB opportunities and resources
  • receive one free photo session for professional headshots and COB swag; seniors offered graduation photos
  • experience unique opportunities for professional development, networking, and mentorship with COB faculty and staff, the COB Advisory Board, community business partners, industry experts, and potential employers
  • are often recognized for their work as COB Student Ambassadors when they apply for internships, jobs, or scholarships
To be considered, applicants must:
  • be currently enrolled as an undergraduate business major or MBA, MAcc, or MS-DA student – in person AND online students welcome
  • have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours (or one semester)
  • have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • have a faculty reference (no letter required – just a name of someone who will vouch for you)
  • exhibit responsibility, dependability, willingness to volunteer, and a commitment to the University of Central Arkansas, the College of Business, and the business profession

As COB Stduent Ambassadors, applicants should expect to:
  • commit to representing UCA and the College of Business in a positive way in person and on social media
  • exhibit responsibility, dependability, willingness to volunteer, and a commitment to the University of Central Arkansas, the College of Business, and the business profession
  • attend a minimum of 4 COB RSO/club meetings per year (2 fall & 2 spring)
  • attend a minimum of 4 COB Student Ambassador meetings per year (2 fall & 2 spring)
  • assist with a minimum of 4 preview days (2 fall & 2 spring)
    (examples: Bear Facts Day, Bear Necessities Day, Admitted Student Open House)
  • assist with and/or attend a minimum of 2 professional development opportunities per year (1 per semester)
    (examples: Davis or Allison Lecture Series events, Career Fairs, leadership conferences, field trips)
  • assist the Dean’s Office with special projects as needed

*We understand that internships and leadership in other activities may mean that you cannot attend some meetings or fullfill some requirements. Students with special circumstances may work out other ways to serve as ambassadors with the COB Communications & Projects Coordinator, Lainey Morrow.

If you’re interested in serving as a COB Student Ambassador, please complete the application below. 
You will see a confirmation screen if you have successfully submitted your application.

Step 1 of 3

  • This is the number on your student ID that usually starts with a B.
  • Communications from the Dean's Office only come to your UCA email account.
    Please enter what your classification WILL BE during fall semester of 2023.
  • *You must be a business major to be considered.