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Ambassadors applications to be accepted through March 19

Application packets for 2013-2014 Lamar University Ambassadors will be available through March 19 in the Office of Alumni Affairs located in the John Gray Center, Building B, Suite 102, on the Lamar University campus.  Twelve openings will be available for new Ambassadors in the fall of 2013.

“Lamar University Ambassadors are a select group of students who serve Lamar University by assisting in recruiting qualified prospective students, building goodwill among alumni and community supporters at various public functions, and representing the student body to visiting dignitaries,” said Linda LeBlanc, director of alumni affairs.  “Lamar Ambassadors have a high level of involvement on campus and are well informed about the university and what it has to offer students, alumni and the community.”

To apply for membership in the Lamar Ambassadors an applicant must:

  • Be a full-time, officially registered Lamar University student who has completed one full semester at Lamar and will be classified as a sophomore or junior in the fall of 2013
  • Have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and maintain that GPA in order to retain membership in the organization
  • Submit an Ambassadors application including a letter of interest, transcript, faculty recommendation and resume
  • Have approval from his/her college dean

Additional information about the Lamar University Ambassadors program is available on the LU Ambassadors website at or by contacting the Office of Alumni Affairs at 409-880-8921 or