Student Activities & Organizations

Alvernia University Student Ambassadors

Mission Statement

The Alvernia University Student Ambassadors Program was founded to educate prospective students and their parents about Alvernia University, from both the academic and social perspectives. In addition, the Student Ambassadors actively participate in campus events, generate student involvement, and serve as a network for other activities and organizations on campus.

Application Process

A Student Ambassador applicant must submit an application including an essay explaining why he/she wishes to become an ambassador. The applicant must also provide two (2) letters of recommendation. The program advisors will conduct interviews of the applicants. The Student Ambassador Program is competitive and the advisors will make final decisions on acceptance into the program. The program reviews applications each semester.

Membership Qualifications

All students attending Alvernia University for a minimum of one year (entering into his/her third semester) and those in “good standing” are eligible for membership in the Student Ambassadors regardless of sex, ethnic origin, handicap, religion, age, and sexual or political orientation. Students in “good standing” will be defined as those who have both an acceptable grade point average of 2.5 or greater and an acceptable conduct record (by University policy). A Student Ambassador must maintain “good standing” to remain in the program.

A Student Ambassador must show enthusiasm about life at Alvernia and be involved or demonstrate interest in becoming involved with campus life. He/She must want to play an active role in the process of recruiting incoming students.


Heather Riegel
Alumni/Donor Relations Assistant
Upland 201
Office:  610-796-5038

Darlene Berk                    

Director of Alumni Relations            
Upland 202                        
Office: 610-796-8212                

Thomas Minick

Director of Development
Upland 208
Office: 610-790-2862

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