Ambassadors

Ambassadors for 2021-2022

Cultivate Access Ambassadors 2022

From left: Katie Bathke, Abbie Pieke, Erykah Drummer, Carlos Bautista and Josie Ivy.

Ambassadors are University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduate students majoring in agriculture STEM fields. Ambassadors provide peer-to-peer mentoring with the Scholars and will meet with the Scholars in person once a semester.

Students studying in classroom

Why become a college Ambassador?

Serving as an Ambassador allows you to share your story with high school students while serving as a role model for the Scholars. You will receive training through an experiential learning course at the University of Nebraska which will provide a research-guided foundation in peer-to-peer mentoring. Cross-age peer mentoring (older student with younger student) is known to increase self-efficacy, academic performance, and connectedness of mentees while enhancing interpersonal skills of student mentors (Garringer and MacRae, 2008).

The application deadline for becoming an Ambassador for Cultivate ACCESS for the 2022 academic year is open.

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Applications due August 30, 2022!