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Student Ambassador Board

The Student Ambassador Board is an exclusive group of highly motivated and dedicated students that help host Alumni Association and Presidential events. It is the liaison between the administration, alumni, current student body, prospective students and the Memphis community. The Student Ambassador Board also sponsors Mudball each fall, which helps fund our scholarship, the J. Wayne Johnson Scholarship, which is awarded each spring to outstanding seniors. Members meet monthly host each of the University's Commencement ceremonies.


Apply to be an SAB!

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Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 Board. To apply for SAB, you must be a freshman, sophomore, or junior and have at least a 2.5 GPA. The deadline for applications is 4:30 pm on October 17. The application must be returned with two letters of recommendation. Late applications will NOT be considered. Interviews will be held within two weeks. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from the board will contact you.

For more information contact jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901-678-3119.


Make a Gift to SAB

The Student Ambassador Board is currently reaching out to all SAB members both past and present. We are seeking donations from our SAB family that will afford our students the best possible experience and training. While the Student Ambassador Board receives funding from the University, there are additional needs, costs, and projects that SAB would like to include in their future programming. Gifts from our SAB family are vital to cover these costs. Your gift will help to train and develop professionally all of our student ambassadors.

MAKE A GIFT ONLINE

Thank you for your continued support!


Upcoming Event

Student Ambassador Board Retreat presented by Sky Zone
Saturday, August 23
Sky Zone - 5355 Distriplex Farms Dr. #102
More details to follow. For more information contact jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901-678-3119.

Thanks to our sponsor!
Sky Zone

 

Tiger Troops
The U of M Alumni Association and Student Ambassador Board is pleased to announce our newest program, Tiger Troops, honoring our Memphis service men and women. "Tiger Gear for Tiger Troops" is our first initiative. Troops of Fort Huachuca, AZ, are scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in the near future, and we would like to supply them and their families with U of M items. We encourage all alumni, faculty, staff and students to donate Tiger Gear, such as shirts, beads, flags, etc. A drop-off location will be set in the University Center from September 12-16, or items can be brought to the Alumni Center. We thank you in advance for your support of our troops!


Presidential Leadership Recognition

Congratulations to our Student Ambassador Board for being awarded the President's Leadership Recognition award for Most Spirited Organization. This is the second year in a row our board has been honored!


J. Wayne Johnson Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 J. Wayne Johnson Scholarship recipients Mary Garcia and Russell Copeland, Jr.! Thank you to everyone for their continued support of our students and student ambassadors!

Full-time undergraduate students who are classified as juniors or seniors, OR graduating seniors who are attending graduate school at U of M with a 2.75 overall GPA are eligible. The number of deserving and qualified applicants will determine the amount. To be nominated, a student must receive an endorsement by one of the chartered campus organizations president or advisor.

Look for the 2015 application to be posted later this Spring.


Recent Events

2013 SAB Mudball
Thanks to everyone that participated in Mudball, an annual volleyball and tug of war tournament played in 6 inches of mud. A portion of the proceeds benefit the J. Wayne Johnson Memorial Scholarship. View Photos


2014-2015 Officers

President: Gabriel Okpah
Executive Vice President: Hallie Norman
VP of Communications: Paige Fehland
VP of Programming, Co-Chairs: Johnny Holmes and Jordan Garrison

2014-15 Ambassadors

Michael Barbour
Russell Copeland, Jr.
Sydney Featherstone
Mary Garcia
Jordan Garrison
Bria Gibson
Johnny Holmes

Jasmine McGhee
Jared Moses
Shelby Piggott
Aaron Robinson
Emilee Robinson
Courtney Stafford 
Corey Tomlin

 

For more information about the Student Ambassador Board, contact Alumni Coordinator Jacki Rodriguez at jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901-678-3119.

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