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Student Ambassador Program


"Creating a community of successful students"
L-R - Rosa Dalomba, Senior Student Ambassador,PV and Penda Sow, Student Ambassador,FL Leadership Conference, Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI
Program at a glance

The Student Ambassador Program is an honorary group of students who will represent the college at special events on campus and in the community. They seek to enhance prospective students’ knowledge about the various student support services and programs offered at the college. Students will demonstrate leadership potential, communication skills and high academic standards.


Anyone wishing to become a Student Ambassador must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Maintain a 2.50 GPA
  • Complete 12 hours of coursework before application deadline
  • Be enrolled at least half time per semester (a minimum of six credit hours)
  • Complete an Ambassador application
  • Submit two completed faculty/staff recommendation forms

Please note: Applying to the Student Ambassador Program does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

All Ambassadors
Student Ambassadors L-R Rosa Dalomba,PV, Carla Viera,FL, Penda Sow,FL, Shawn Ferreira,KN, Will Moore,KN, and Joe Smith,KN, Leadership Conference, Sprague Mansion, Cranston, RI

Those who serve as CCRI Student Ambassadors receive many benefits for their service to the college.

  • Compensation for their work
  • Leadership opportunities
  • A résumé-building experience
  • Professional blazer, polo shirt and official college name tag
  • Certificate of appreciation signed by the college president

Student ambassadors share their college experiences with prospective students.
Common responsibilities include:

  • Visiting high schools
  • Attending college fairs
  • Helping at information sessions
  • Conducting campus tours
  • Participating in new student orientation, registration and commencement
  • Assisting at various campus events

Any student who fails to maintain the required GPA and/or fails to fulfill any of their required duties may be dismissed from the Ambassador program at any time. They will forfeit all benefits and will be responsible for any outstanding obligations to the College that result from that loss.

Student Ambassadors Representing CCRI
R-L Rosa Dalomba, Senior SA-PV, Shawn Ferreira, SA-KN, Will Moore, SA-KN, Joe Smith,SA-KN, Octavian Goncalves, SA-PV, Deb Watson - Program Coordinator, Campus Liaisons Adam Moreau and Mike Hynes Developing teambuilding skills, Feb.2014
Abreu and Merlain
Seated First Row: Joe Smith, SA-KN, Rosa Dalomba, SA-PV, Octavian Goncalves, SA-PV  Standing Second Row: Shawn Ferreira, SA-KN, Will Moore, SA-KN

What others say about the Ambassadors ...

Student Ambassadors Logo “The Student Ambassador Program was a great help to the Athletic Department.”

“The Ambassador has such a professional presence. I was very satisfied with her participation in our registration process.”

“Excellent program! All three Ambassadors were very professional, courteous, great reps of CCRI. Keep it going. Thank you for all you have done in the area of Student Life.”



Student Ambassador Advisory Committee
  • Ronald L. Schertz, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Michael J. Cunningham, Assistant Dean Student Success
  • Terri Kless, Director of Admissions
  • Andrea Lachapelle, Associate Director of Financial Aid
  • Jude Tomasino, Associate Director of Records/Transfer
  • Ellen B. Schulte, Marketing Officer
  • Deborah K. Watson, Student Ambassador Program Director
  • Rebecca Yount, Associate Dean Student Life and Service Learning
Student Ambassador Campus Liaisons
  • Lilliam Abreu, Admissions Officer
    Flanagan Campus/Lincoln - 401-333-7172
  • Michael P. Hynes, Senior Admissions Officer
    Liston Campus/Providence - 401-455-6104
  • Adam Moreau, Admissions Officer
    Knight Campus/Warwick - 401-825-2266
Any Questions?
For more information, contact

Deborah K. Watson, Student Ambassador Program Coordinator,

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Last Updated: 3/2/15