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Come visit campus and take a tour with one of our Campus Ambassadors! During your tour, you will get to see our beautiful campus through a current student's perspective. Our Campus Ambassadors will share their Parkside stories and what makes Parkside real and amazing to them.
Campus Ambassador Mission Statement
The University of Wisconsin Parkside Campus Ambassador Program was founded in 1998 as an undergraduate paraprofessional student leadership program. Campus ambassadors are a prestigious and dynamic team of student leaders who are "the face" of UW-Parkside, dedicated to serving the Office of Admissions and New Student Services as well as the greater UW-Parkside community. With enthusiasm and a commitment to excellence, we represent and promote the university to prospective students, families, guests and the community. Our priority is to maintain the highest level of service as we create positive and lasting first impressions.
We want everyone to Be a Ranger.
Join Our Team
Recruitment and hiring takes place each Spring semester. Applications are due Friday, February 23. Apply here.
Jenna | West Allis, WI | Psychology
Favorite thing about Parkside: I love the sense of community. I've met so many kind people here and it's such a great campus to be involved with.
Favorite place on campus: I love the library because it is a place I can go to have me time but also to get work done. I also love the Sports and Activities Center. It's fun to go and watch sporting events on campus.
Involvement on campus: Active Minds, Campus Ambassador
Advice for new students: Do not be afraid to get involved. It is one of the best things you can do when coming to college. It's a great way to meet people and form friendships!
Bridget | Madison, WI | Exercise Science
Favorite thing about Parkside: I have made some great friendships while being here in school that could last for a lifetime. Everyone here is so welcoming; it's heart-warming!
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place is probably the Sports and Activity Center (SAC). Being an exercise science major, I love exercise and working out with my teammates.
Involvement on campus: RSACC Member, Campus Ambassador, UWP Ranger Women's DII Softball
Advice for new students: Have fun! College is a learning experience for all of us. Don't be afraid to make mistakes; it's about learning and choosing our own paths to grow into the person we want to become.
Keith | Racine, WI | Biology
Favorite thing about Parkside: The Sports & Activity Center
Favorite place on campus: The Sports & Activity Center
Involvement on campus: Campus Ambassador, Habitat for Humanity, and Communications Club
Advice for Incoming Students: Stay positive!
Mallory | Mundelein, IL | Liberal Studies
Favorite thing about Parkside: The atmosphere. People are so friendly and welcoming. It's easy to ask for help because it's such a comfortable environment.
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is the courtyard. I love to stand on my apartment porch and look out and see all the students playing volleyball or throwing a ball around.
Involvement on Campus: I am a Campus Ambassador, Rainbow Alliance
Advice for new students: Don't be afraid to try new things. There is a whole world of adventures waiting for you!
Jordan | Racine, WI | Computer Science
Favorite thing about Parkside: The attribute I appreciate the most about Parskide is its perfect size. There is still a great traditional college experience, however, the class sizes are just right to allow personal connections with professors and other students.
Favorite place on campus: I enjoy spending time in the library as it's a great place to study, as well as spend time with friends.
Involvement on campus: Campus Ambassador, Intervarsity
Advice for new students: Do not be afraid of situations outside of your comfort zone; those situations are great ways to learn about yourself and others.
Kaitlin | Milwaukee, WI | English
Favorite thing about Parkside: The size of the campus is on of my favorite parts. Another thing I enjoy is the people you to meet and how close you become wiht everyone including your professors and staff members.
Yoger | Caracas, Venezuela | Exercise Science
Favorite thing about Parkside: The people! Our student body is so diverse and it's great to meet people from all walks of life.
Favorite place on campus:The student center because there is always some type of Student Org event taking place.
Involvement on campus: Latinos Unidos, Success Coach, Campus Ambassador, Parkside Student Government
Advice for new students: Get involved! It's the easiest way to make friends and meet new people.
Tabitha | Kenosha, WI | Graphic Design
Favorite thing about Parkside: I love that there are so many oppurtunities and a chance to network with great people.
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is the student involvment center. I go there to talk to student leaders and see what is happening on campus.It's also a great place to chill with friends before class.
Involvement on campus: Black Student Union, Habitat for Humanity, Latinos Unidos, Art Club, Orientation Leader, Success Coach, Campus Ambassador
Advice for new students: I would honestly suggest going to different events on campus if you have the time. That is a great way to meet people and also get involved by joining an organization. Once I got involved I started feeling like I truly belonged at Parkside.
Stephanie | Milwaukee, WI | Business Management
Favorite thing about Parkside: My favorite part of Parkside is the fact that I get to meet so many people of diverse backgrounds. In addition, I enjoy the class sizes because they allow my professors to know my name and give me more attention as a student.
Rayna | Racine, WI | Psychology
Favorite thing about Parkside: My favorite part about Parkside would have to be the many events that take place in the Den and at Brickstone. For example, I really enjoy breakfast with the chancellor because it's a free hot meal and a lot of people go to this event. It's a way to see more of your peers and get to know the chancellor.