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Leadership Opportunities

Student Ambassador Program 

(deadline extended!)

The Mountain View College Student Ambassador Program enlists volunteer support from outstanding students  at MVC to represent the college at important campus and community events. MVC Student Ambassadors are the crème de la crème of the campus community. They are integral parts of the planning and implementation of our campus events. You can often find them hosting VIPs and dignitaries, giving public addresses and inspiring current and prospective students. 

Requirements:

  • Attend summer training
  • Attend various leadership workshops throughout the academic year 
  • Participate in at least nine events each semester as assigned 
  • Students must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher 
  • Students must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times
  • Enjoy meeting new people 
  • Enjoy public speaking


Responsibilities:

  • Serve as host/hostess for special events and guest speakers 
  • Help implement programs, lectures and conferences 
  • Assist new and returning students during New Student Orientation 
  • May serve on college committees 
  • Promote and attend Office of Student Life sponsored events 
  • Conduct special college tours 
  • Assist in recruitment 
  • Other tasks as needed by the President, Administrator and the Office of Student Life

Criteria for Eligibility:
  • Students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during the Fall & Spring Semesters.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and have at least 12 credit hours at Mountain View College before Fall 2018.

Selection Process:

Opportunities:
  • Acquire public relations experience
  • Gain extensive public speaking skills 
  • Develop a professional network 
  • Field Trips and Conferences 
  • Meet College and Community Leaders 
  • Meet Local and National Speakers 
  • Attend communication, business and event planning workshops 
  • Enhance your resume 
  • Increase self-esteem and confidence 
  • Gain Personal enrichment
  • Become an official student representative of Mountain View College

Student Government Association

Student Government elections are held during the fall semester, to become a candidate, you must attend the SGA Retreat held in September. For more information come by the  Student Life office at S1032.


Qualifications:

  • Members must be enrolled in a minimum of three (3) credit hours
  • Must have a current overall grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Officers must maintain a 2.5 GPA during his or her elected term while maintaining 6 credit hours

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Student Government Association is comprised of elected, volunteer and appointed students from the student body. These students advise the Office of Student Life in program/activity planning. Additionally, these students provide the opportunity to participate effectively in "college government" on matters that have a significant effect on the college campus. This includes such issues as budgeting and planning college events. The students who participate in this organization have a variety of responsibilities including; representation on college committees, addressing issues that concern students, helping to organize events that take place on campus. Additionally they serve on the Student Finance Committee, and facilitating a variety of projects and programs to benefit Mountain View College students.

Benefits:
Educational research shows that students, who get involved in college life, tend to succeed in their studies. Plus, meaningful involvement in extra curricular activities can give you the needed edge when competing in for jobs and scholarships.