Student Ambassadors

As official school reps, student ambassadors provide an insider view of the SoHE student community. While earning a human ecology degree, they help build awareness of the school by leading tours, meeting with prospective students and families, participating in visit day events, and representing SoHE at college fairs and industry events. If you would like to speak with a student ambassador, please complete this form.

Current student ambassadors:

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Molly ConwayName: Molly Conway
Major: Retailing and Consumer Behavior
Involvement: Communication Arts Student Association, Music Therapy Association, Student Retail Association

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Allison Dujua

Name: Allison Dujua
Major: Human Development & Family Studies
Involvement: Badger SPILL, Mind.Body.Badger., working at the L&S Academic Deans’ office, volunteering around Madison, including as a Crisis Text Line Counselor!

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Kate Gorlinski

Name: Kate Gorlinski
Major: Retailing and Consumer Behavior
Involvement: Student Retail Association, Threads Fashion Show, Greek life

 

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Jordan Gundrum

Name: Jordan Gundrum
Major: Interior Architecture
Involvement: IDO (Interior Design Org), Euchre Club, and I was a member of the concert band for my freshman year and love supporting the arts on campus, as well as Badger athletics.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Dedrick Johnson

Name: Dedrick Johnson
Major: Pursuing Human Development Family Studies
Involvement: Community Assistant at Hub Madison

 

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Bridget Obligato

Name: Bridget Obligato
Major: Personal Finance
Involvement: FOCUS (Financial Occupations Club for University Students), Best Buddies and Wealth Management clubs. I am also a Teaching Assistant for an introductory level course in SoHE’s Personal Finance program plus a Peer Educator.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Halle Phillips

Name: Halle Phillips
Major: Human Development & Family Studies
Involvement: Wisconsin Alumni Student Board (WASB), a member of Chi Omega, and I have participated in Badger Volunteers in addition to other community service opportunities!

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Connor Raboine

Name: Connor Raboine
Major: Human Development & Family Studies
Involvement: Slow Food UW, ASM Sustainability Committee, UW Men’s Rugby Club, MSCR Summer Programs, general involvement on campus while navigating multiple majors.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Sophie Runde

Name: Sophie Runde
Major: Community Nonprofit & Leadership
Involvement: SOAR New Student Leader, WSUM Student Radio, College Democrats.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Yvett Sanchez

Name: Yvett Sanchez
Major: Textiles and Fashion Design
Involvement: Mercile J. Lee Scholars program, She’s the First, and the Apparel & Textile Association’s  social media assistant.

 

 

 

 

Headshot of SoHE student ambassador Sarah Troy

Name: Sarah Troy
Major: Textiles and Fashion Design
Involvement: Hypnotiq hip-hop crew, Alpha Phi, and Moda Magazine fashion director.

 

 

 

 

 

What Does a SoHE Ambassador Do?
  • Share personal experiences within SoHE with current and prospective students
  • Represent the School of Human Ecology during campus admissions events 
  • Provide personalized tours of Nancy Nicholas Hall
  • Call newly admitted students to welcome them to campus and answer questions they may  have about SoHE
  • Present with advisors at SoHE information sessions
  • Bring prospective students to a class 
  • Continuously learn about campus and SoHE specific resources       
  • Attend required trainings/socials
Qualifications and Benefits

Qualifications

  • Passionate SoHE student in good academic standing who has taken at least one SoHE course
  • Ability to commit to one academic year (Fall-Spring), with the option to extend
  • Excels at communicating with others and provides excellent customer service
  • Exhibits leadership, initiative, dependability, and enthusiasm for SoHE
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning from others and an appreciation for cultural diversity and different perspectives

Benefits

  • Develop a wide range of transferable skills that are highly sought after in professional settings. Refine and strengthen your skills in communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving.
  • Build your resume and/or graduate school and scholarship applications
  • Articulate the value of your SoHE education to employers 
  • Foster community with SoHE students across majors
  • Gain experience working in higher education
  • Hourly wage $10.00 (Anticipated 15-30 hours of work per semester)
Application

The application for the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 academic year has now closed. The application process for the Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 academic year will become available in the mid Spring 2021 semester.

If you have any questions about the role or application process, please contact
Emily Keepman (ekeepman@wisc.edu) or Kristin Armstrong (kristin.armstrong@wisc.edu)