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University of Northern Iowa announces new members of Student Alumni Ambassadors

January 27, 2003

Sara Schuler, UNI admissions counselor, (319) 273-2365
Connie Hansen, campus visits coordinator, (319) 273-2281
Vicki Grimes, Office of University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa has announced the new members of the Student Alumni Ambassadors joining spring semester. New members include: __(NAME)__ of __(HOMETOWN)__, a __(CLASSIFICATION)__ majoring in __(MAJOR)__, and minoring in (MINOR) .

Throughout the academic year, Student Alumni Ambassadors meet with current students, prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and other university guests. The Ambassadors are involved in many events, including the annual New Student Bash, Family Weekend, Homecoming, working with university Preview Days and lead campus tours.

The organization also is involved with community outreach with local elementary schools, the adopt-a-highway program and other community-based organizations.

To maintain membership as an Ambassador, students must hold a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The Ambassadors must attend meetings twice a month, conduct weekly tours, serve on one committee and assist at special events. The monthly time commitment is approximately 10 hours. The organization is jointly administered by the UNI Office of Admissions, the UNI Alumni Association and the UNI Foundation.

Sara Schuler, UNI admissions counselor and Connie Hansen, UNI campus visits coordinator are co-advisers for the Student Alumni Ambassadors. For more information, call the UNI Office of Admissions at (319) 273-2281.

Note: to obtain a listing of the studets, please contact the Office of University Marketing and Public Relations at 319273-2761.