Sept. 4, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's entomology department has recruited five new students to be the first student ambassadors for the program.
The ambassadors will help with recruitment events, prospective student visits and will be involved in a mentoring program from incoming freshman, said Lisa Silberman, recruitment coordinator for UNL's entomology department.
The students went through a selection process before being chosen. Silberman said that she felt all the candidates were articulate, well organized and had positive attitudes.
"This is our first group of ambassadors, we're really excited," Silberman said. "We really wanted to get a student viewpoint for prospective students' questions."
The new student ambassadors are:
– Kait Armitage, Papillion, Insect Science
– Justine LaViolette, St. Louis, Insect Science
– Katie O'Brien, Newman Grove, Insect Science
– Anastasia Johnson, Central City, Applied Science
– Cole Lewandowski, Litchfield, Applied ScienceLisa Silberman
IANR News Service