Questions about Ambassadors?
Email program advisor, Amy Racke (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Arts & Science Ambassadors are a select group of high-achieving students who have a major in the College or Arts and Science. Ambassadors represent the College at events such as Orientation, Black and Gold Days and Major/Minor Fair helping to promote their depatments and be a resource to new and incoming students. All CAS Ambassadors have over a 3.0 gpa and a strong commitment to NKU and Arts & Sciences.
The application for 2019 - 2020 Ambassadors is now closed. The 2020 - 2021 application will open until March 1, 2020. Applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative gpa and completed one semester of coursework at NKU.
Meet Our Ambassadors!
Criminal Justice Major
Bailey is a NKU Sophomore who moved here from LaGrange, Kentucky. She came to NKU as an undeclared Freshman, and after careful consideration, declared a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Professional Writing. After graduating NKU, she plans to move to Chicago and go to law school there, as well as advocate for human rights throughout her career. In her free time, she enjoys reading, makeup, and watching true crime documentaries on Netflix.
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Mathematics & Statistics Major
Kola is an International Student from Nigeria. He is pursuing a career in Actuarial Science with his Math & Statistics degree. Kola plays for the Men's Club Soccer team and is involved in other organizations like Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and the African Student Union. He is also a former Senator of the Student Government organization.
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Chemistry Major, Math Minor
Elise is from Clermont County located in lovely southwest Ohio. She took her first chemistry class sophomore year of high school and fell in love with the subject, especially the math aspect of it! Coming in her first year, she started out with a public service minor because she loved the policy classes involved; however, after taking calculus 1, she realized that she loved math and the thinking and reasoning that comes along with the subject, so she changed to a math minor. After graduating, she has plans to pursue graduate school focused in chemistry. Afterwards, she'd love to become a professor or work with legislators on public policy. On-campus, she's involved in ECOS, SAACS, and undergraduate research, as well as being a PLUS tutor and Supplemental Instructor for General Chemistry.
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BFA Musical Theatre Major
Megan is a native of Cincinnati, OH. She graduated from the School for Creative & Performing Arts in 2018. After graduation with her BFA she is hoping to move to New York City to pursue her dream of performing on Broadway or a touring cast of a musical. Besides performing at NKU's School of the Arts and being an ambassador, she is a member of the Lavender Society (NKUs official safe zone for queer ladies and theydies). When Megan isn't performing at NKU, she is performing at many of the local theaters or volunteering her time to theater, especially Lachey Arts. She enjoys ice cream and laying in the woods in her hammock.
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Criminal Justice Major, International Studies Minor
McKinnley is a sophomore from Columbus, Ohio. Besides being an Ambassador, I have an off campus job and I enjoy spending time with my friends and catching up on some Netflix.
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BFA Visual Communication Design Major
Stacey came to NKU from Scott High School in Northern Kentucky. She had a passion for her Yearbook class and realized she wanted to go into Graphic Design. Stacey already has a full time job at Landor and will continue to work there after graduation in December. In her spare time, she loves being outside and enjoying a bowl (with chips of course) from Chipotle.
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Criminal Justice Major
Lauren is from Owensboro, KY, about three hours away from NKU. She is majoring in criminal justice with a pre-law minor and hopes to participate in the Chase College of Law 3+3 Program! Along with being an Ambassador, Lauren is a Justice for the Student Government Association, Secretary for Leadership Mentors, and the President and Captain of the Women's Club Soccer Team!
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Kylie is a local from Campbell County and transferred to NKU from another university after her fall freshman semester. She decided to major in Biology with a focus in cellular, molecular, and genetics with plans to attend medical school. She has gotten very involved and is enjoying her time at NKU. In addition to being an ambassador, she works as a medical scribe in the emergency department at local St. Elizabeth hospitals. She is a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and serves as their academic excellence chair. Kylie also works at NKU PLUS Tutoring center as a biology, chemistry, and calculus tutor. In her spare time, Kylie enjoys yoga and reading.
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Chemistry Major, Math Minor
Ramey is a rising sophomore at NKU from Fort Thomas, Kentucky. She decided on a chemistry major as she is interesting in doing research with essential oils. On campus Ramey is involved in undergraduate research in Dr. Guy's biochemistry lab as well as SAACS, the chemistry club. During her first semester, Ramey took a ballet course and participated in the Emerging Student Choreographers Showcase (ECS). Off campus Ramey tutors many high school students in math and science, and teaches dance classes at Rapture Dance Company. In her free time, Ramey loves to plan surprises for her friends and eat ice cream!
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Studio Arts Major
Mo came to NKU from local Kenton County. She came to NKU knowing she wanted to do art, and she is currently working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting. Mo is not quite sure what she wants to do after graduation, but she will continue to create and sell products through her website. In addition to being an ambassador, Mo occasionally illustrates for The Northerner, where she has designed two holiday covers and illustrated for articles. In her spare time, Mo loves drawing and going to coffee shops.
Karli came to NKU from Alexandria, KY. After her first year, she decided to major in Biology with minors in Chemistry, Psychology, and Honors. She is considering working in environmental research after graduation. In addition to being an Ambassador, Karli is also an active member of Theta Phi Alpha, a panhellenic sorority on campus, and works as a server part-time. Karli has lived both on and off campus while attending NKU. In her free time, Karli enjoys watching horror movies and nature documentaries, painting, and sleeping.
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Psychology Major, Creative Writing Minor
Along with being an Ambassador I am an Ambassador for Trio Student Support Services, a Parliamentarian for Nu Upsilon Black Womens Honorary, a Psychology mentor, a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and a part time Cake decorator. In my spare time, I enjoy watching Spongebob and hanging with my best friend.
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English Literature Major
Raven is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky. From a very young age, she knew she wanted to study English. She is not sure what she wants to do as a career, but she plans to go to graduate school after graduating from NKU. In addition to being an ambassador, Raven is actively involved on campus. She is a part of Leadership Mentors, Nu Upsilon Black Women’s Honorary, and she works with the Honors Magazine, The Flame. In her spare time, Raven loves reading, hiking, traveling, and watching films!
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I came to NKU from Campbell County so am very familiar with the area. After a year of studying Music Education, I decided to major in Neuroscience with minors in both Biology and Psychology. I plan to go to graduate school to further study animal behavior and hopefully perform research with aquatic wildlife as a career. I am also a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and serve on their Leaders Council as Panhellenic Delegate. I watch a lot of movies in my spare time or am hanging around on campus with friends.
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Integrative Studies Major
I am originally from the Louisville, KY area, and now my family lives in Southern Indiana. At first, when I came to NKU, I was uncertain about what I wanted to do, during my Freshman and Sophomore years I took a lot of different classes and tried to explore what I wanted, it wasn't until second semester of Sophomore year that I found what I wanted. Now, I am an Integrative Studies major with a focus in Journalism, Creative Writing, Entrepreneurship, and a minor in Electronic Media and Broadcasting. After graduation I want to work in the media field as a broadcaster/ journalist and then eventually I want to start my own production company.
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Claire is from Rising Sun, Indiana. She is a Biochemistry major on the Pre-Pharmacy track. She is minoring in Biology and is a member of the Honors College. After NKU, Claire plans to attend pharmacy school. In addition to being an ambassador, Claire participates in undergraduate research. This fall, she will also be a teaching assistant. In her free time, Claire enjoys spending time with friends and family.
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English Secondary Education Major
Savannah transferred to NKU from UC Clermont in 2018 after receiving her associate's degree in English literature. She is currently studying to become a high school English teacher and plans to stay at NKU after graduation to earn a master's degree. Outside of her work as an Ambassador, Savannah also works as a writing tutor in NKU's Writing Center and is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. In her spare time, Savannah loves singing, writing and reading poetry, and advocating for mental health in her community.
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English and Public Relations Major
Kennedy is from Louisville, KY. In addition to being an Ambassador, she is also the Director of Public Relations for the Activities Programming Board and works at TjMaxx part-time. In her spare time, she loves volunteering at the Shelter House located in Cincinnati. Kennedy loves NKU and all of the skills the professors and advisors have taught her, though she is unsure of her plans after graduation she believes over the next two years she will find her true passion.
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Ben came to NKU from Beechwood High School. He is planning on attending pharmacy school after he graduates from NKU. Ben is also a member of Victor's Volunteers and works as a pharmacy technician at Walgreens. When he isn't at school or work, he enjoys playing basketball, soccer, and video games.
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