Garcia named University Ambassador at WWU

Deciding what college to
attend is a big decision for many high school students.
University Ambassadors at William Woods University aid prospective
students by giving them insight into what college life really
is like at The
Woods.

Andrea Garcia of Homestead, Fla., has recently been selected
as a new University Ambassador,
bringing the group’s total to 22. A
University Ambassador must
be in good academic
standing, exhibit qualities of leadership and have a passion for promoting
William Woods University in a positive,
real light.
 
“I like being a
University Ambassador because I feel like I’m doing
what the other UAs did for me, when I came to visit,” said Garcia, who is a member
of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
 
Responsibilities of University Ambassadors include campus
tours, assisting with campus event days (such as Woods 101, Discovery Days and
the Equestrian Academic Showcase) and
hosting prospective students. University Ambassadors are also required to
attend bi-monthly
meetings and assist the admissions office with general
recruitment.
 
Garcia explained that the
University Ambassador team has been
extremely welcoming.
 
“They accommodate for
training hours. The other UAs who help you
train are helpful. They never make you feel dumb for not knowing anything yet,
instead they teach you hands on, with a smile,” Garcia said.
                                                           
Since her major is
equestrian science with a minor in business,
Garcia will lead barn
tours due to her knowledge in the area.
 
“She’s been a wonderful addition,” Kristen David, admissions representative
and University Ambassador adviser, said.
“She’s from Florida, she’s
equestrian science and pre-MBA and
plans to get her master’s
degree here. She has a
great equestrian background and she will be
wonderful in visiting with
other prospective equestrian students,” David said.