2016 KU Presidential Ambassadors Induction Ceremony

Become a Member

Mission Statement

The mission of the group is to support events that connect current students with alumni, faculty, staff, and university friends; to act as ambassadors of the university; and to create new traditions which enhance KU pride.

Qualifications

In order to become a Presidential Ambassador you must meet the following qualifications:

  • GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Good judicial standing
  • All University student fees paid
  • Must be at least 18 years or older
  • Ability to attend required, regular meetings (every other Thursday evening)
  • Commitment to volunteer for at least 3 events in the fall semester and 2 events in the spring semester as well as all mandatory events.
  • Have three full semesters to be an active member of the organization.

Application and Interview Process

New members are selected each semester. 

Send the following material to KUPA@KutztownUfoundation.org  or Mary Neuenschwander, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni House, 15197 Kutztown Road

  1. Application
  2. A resumé
  3. 2 applicant recommendation forms (download here or pick up copies at the Wiesenberger Alumni House) from KU faculty or staff or former employer

Fall 2017 Recruitment Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2017
Deadline for application materials by 4:30 PM to KUPA@KutztownUfoundation.org or Mary Neuenschwander, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Wiesenberger Alumni House, 15197 Kutztown Road

Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17, 2017
Interviews (if selected)

Friday, November 27, 2017
Notification to prospective members

Thursday, November 30, 2017
First meeting for new members

Philanthropy

The Presidential Ambassadors partake in fundraising initiatives to give back to Kutztown University and Kutztown University Foundation & Alumni Relations. Their major fundraiser is the Presidential Ambassador Tuition Sweepstakes. All other proceeds from this fundraiser financially support the organization’s annual activities to support its mission.

University Event Participation

Move in Day
President’s Opening Day Gathering
Alumni Reunions & Tailgates (Home Football Games)
Family Day
Tuition Sweepstakes (Mandatory)
Homecoming Activities (Mandatory)
KUF & Alumni Relations Dinners and Receptions
President’s Holiday Reception
Commencement Ceremonies (Flag Bearers)
Career Networking Nights
Annual Blood Drive
Ladies Tea
Grad Rehearsal
Grad Fest
Emeriti Luncheon
Dinner with Golden Bears
Grin and Bear It
Cub Cab

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