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Student Involvement

Honors students are involved on campus through a wide variety of organizations. They participate actively in clubs, volunteer diligently, and compete in research across multiple disciplines. Any awards or achievements earned by Honors students can be seen on the News page.

Honors Ambassadors

The Honors Ambassadors program is a student-led initiative composed of volunteers, which strives to improve the Honors College and the community through service, leadership and innovation. Ambassadors help the Honors College tremendously, and each Ambassador is entitled to a sense of achievement because of his or her contribution to the on-going success of the College. Aside from this intangible reward, students can benefit from the program by making connections with other honors students and developing numerous professional skills. Honors Ambassadors is open to any interested Honors student.  Students wishing to volunteer should contact the Honors College at to express interest and to preference up to two committees they wish to join.

There are four Honors Ambassadors committees that reflect four significant areas of focus within the Honors College: Programming, Philanthropy, Marketing, and Recruitment. 

Programming Committee

This service-oriented committee focuses on the design and implementation of short-term service projects in the Greenville community. In past years, the programming committee has engaged with the elderly residents of Golden Living Center through fun and interactive activities. They have also volunteered at events at the Ronald McDonald House, organized fundraisers for Relay for Life, and participated in a pen pal program with a local elementary school. 


Student Employee Co-chair: Danielle Goltermann
Student Co-chair: Mansi Trivedi  

Meeting Schedule

Wednesdays from 8:00pm-9:00pm on the following dates: 

  • September 10, 2014
  • September 24, 2014
  • October 8, 2014
  • October 22, 2014
  • November 5, 2014
  • November 19, 2014  


  • Maynard Children’s Hospital Goodie Bags
  • Golden Living Assisted Living Facility Bean Auction
  • Thanking our Troops service project

Philanthropy Committee

This committee focuses on the advancement of the Honors College through various long-term fundraising initiatives. In 2013, this group organized the inaugural “Honors College Students Give Back Week” with activities that help current honors students express their support for the faculty/staff, donors, and other friends of the College that continue to support our programs.  They have also begun initiatives to connect recent graduates to current Honors College students.  


Student Employee Co-chair: Shayna Mooney
Student Co-chair: Joy Taylor
Secretary: Samantha Hamann  

Meeting Schedule

Tuesdays from 8:00pm-9:00pm on the following dates: 

  • September 9, 2014
  • September 23, 2014
  • October 7, 2014
  • October 21, 2014
  • November 4, 2014
  • November 18, 2014


  • Honors College Students Give Back Week (November 10-14, 2014)
  • Appreciation efforts for Friends of the Honors College and Alumni

Marketing Committee

This group aims to support the Honors College’s marketing efforts through the production of various media projects. Past projects include contributing to the Honors College Blog and creating a video documenting life as an Honors College student.  


Student Employee Co-chair: Erika Dietrick
Student Co-Chair: Samuel Alvarado
Vice Chair of Photography: Lindsay Davenport
Vice Chair of Service: Cameron Worthington
Secretary: Amanda Fisher 

Meeting Schedule

Thursdays from 7:00pm-8:00pm on the following dates:  

  • September 11, 2014
  • September 25, 2014
  • October 9, 2014
  • October 23, 2014
  •  November 6, 2014
  •  November 20, 2014


  • “My Pirate Life” Videography Project
  • Honors College Newsletter

Recruitment Committee

This group focuses on recruitment efforts for prospective students. Members of this committee have traveled throughout the state visiting various high schools to talk about the Honors College. They also support numerous Honors College events throughout the year including Honors College Preview Day and ECU Open Houses.  


Student Employee Co-chair: Sydney Hendricks
Student Co-chair: Kate McPherson
Secretary: Will Zahran  

Meeting Schedule  

Wednesdays from 7:00pm-8:00pm on the following dates: 

  • September 17, 2014
  • October 1, 2014
  • October 15, 2014
  • October 29, 2014
  • November 12, 2014
  • November 24, 2014


  • Fall Open House
  • Fall Break Recruitment Trips to various high schools
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