Student Ambassador

The Student Ambassador program is a selective program of emerging student leaders who embody the spirit of SVCC. Student Ambassadors promote the college through recruitment and outreach, support of on-campus events and initiatives, and represent the student body on college committees. Ambassadors also participate in personal and professional development opportunities.

Interested in becoming a Student Ambassador? Complete the
Student Ambassador Application

What duties are performed by the SVCC Student Ambassadors?

  • Promote SVCC within the community.
  • Represent the SVCC student community at college-sponsored events.
  • Serve as a student representative on college committees.
  • Assist new students in getting acclimated to the college.
  • Assist with New Student Orientation.
  • Help organize at least two Student Ambassador events per year.
  • Represent Ambassadors during the Student Activities Club Day.
  • Attend monthly meetings.
  • Other events/tasks as assigned by Ambassador Advisory Team.

What are the requirements to become an Ambassador?

  • Be at least a part-time student.
  • SVCC or high school G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher.
  • Two (2) references
    • At least one reference from an SVCC staff or faculty member (none from family members.)
  • Sign “Student Ambassador Agreement” which will outline expectations of responsibilities.
  • Attend annual Student Ambassador Orientation & Student Ambassador Retreat.
  • Have completed SDV 100 or be currently enrolled.

What are the benefits of being an Ambassador?

  • Meet new and interesting students, faculty, staff, and friends!
  • Develop your communication and leadership skills.
  • Build your network!
  • Graduation Recognition.
  • Student Ambassador Swag
  • Looks great on your resume!

Student Ambassador Advisors by Location

Christanna Campus & Southside Virginia Education Center

Teona Henderson
Office: SSC, 123
Phone Number: 434-949-1067

Vondrenna Smithers
Office: SSC, 212
Phone Number: 434-949-1028


Daniel Campus

Bryant Trihey
Office: 46E
Phone Number:  434-736-2031