UI College of Engineering Announces 2010-11 Student Ambassadors

Thursday, May 6, 2010

University of Iowa News Release

The University of Iowa College of Engineering Student Ambassador Program recently announced the names of 17 students who will serve as student ambassadors for the 2010-11 academic year.

Selected to participate in the program is (student name) of (hometown), a (year in school and name of major).

College administrators said that the Student Ambassador Program, currently in its 14th year, was initiated to complement the services that engineering faculty and staff offer.

P. Barry Butler, dean of the College of Engineering, said that the student ambassadors are engineering students from each department who wish to share the benefit of their experiences and provide help whenever needed. They serve as a resource for current students as well as for prospective high school and transfer students, he added.

The student ambassadors work closely with Jane Dorman, director of college admissions and first-year experience, on recruitment of future students as well as retention activities with first-year students.

EDITORS: Student ambassadors are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa participants listed first and those from other states following.

IOWA

DAVENPORT: David Crawford, Davenport, junior in civil and environmental engineering.
IOWA CITY: Kayla Kamber, Iowa City, sophomore in industrial engineering.
OXFORD: Tyler Stockman, Oxford, junior in biomedical engineering.
PEOSTA: Megan Greenwood, Peosta, junior in industrial engineering.
SWISHER: Danielle Wright, Swisher, first-year in industrial engineering.
WEST DES MOINES: Paige Zhou, West Des Moines, sophomore in biomedical engineering, music and premedicine.

ILLINOIS

DEER PARK: Jillian Nagle, Deer Park, first-year undeclared engineering major.
MANHATTAN: Brianna Knoll, Manhattan, first-year in biomedical engineering and premedicine.
NORMAL: Elizabeth Risius, Normal, first-year in electrical and computer engineering.
PARK RIDGE: Alexandria Carli, Park Ridge, junior in chemical engineering.
ROCKFORD: Kevin Lindenberg, Rockford, sophomore in industrial engineering.
ROUND LAKE BEACH: Alyssa Azzano, Round Lake Beach, sophomore in chemical engineering.
WEST CHICAGO: Michael Wall, West Chicago, sophomore in industrial engineering.

MINNESOTA

EDINA: Jeffrey Moon, Edina, sophomore in biomedical engineering.
ROSEMOUNT: Elizabeth Campbell, Rosemount, sophomore in biomedical engineering.

TEXAS

FLOWER MOUND: Zachary Meyer, Flower Mound, sophomore in mechanical engineering.

WISCONSIN

Madison: Christopher Hill, Madison, junior in mechanical engineering.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One,
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Galluzzo, writer, 319-384-0009, gary-galluzzo@uiowa.edu