Diversity Ambassadors

Diversity Ambassadors are change agents dedicated to serving and representing the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Ambassadors assist in developing diversity program initiatives, as well as being liaisons to various university committees and student organizations. Ambassadors consist of WTAMU students who are committed to promoting deep cultural awareness. They strive to build better intercultural relations while increasing campus-wide participation in cross-cultural and multicultural programs. Apply at


What are the benefits of being a Diversity Ambassador?

Benefits of being an ambassador include: serving as a student representative for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion; increasing intercultural competence, such as awareness and skills of working with others; internal focus on self-growth; and leading and/or participating in various diversity-related events and programs. Apply at


What are the responsibilities of a Diversity Ambassador?

Diversity Ambassadors serve as a student representative for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion during the academic school year by following the eligibility criteria outlined in the application process. They will attend all required general meetings and retreats each semester, as well as complete the Participation Points requirements. One should become knowledgeable about the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, its resources and inform all constituents about its services. Ambassadors will promote the Office for Diversity and Inclusion events and programs to the campus and Canyon/Amarillo communities. They will also actively participate in committees to develop diversity program initiatives and fundraisers. Diversity Ambassadors as a whole represent a wide variety of people from different races, religions, nationalities, and cultures. However, they all have one thing in common: they all have a passion for diversity and the program’s mission. Apply at


How does one become a Diversity Ambassador?

A West Texas A&M University student in good standing should be able to attend scheduled mandatory trainings, demonstrate an appreciation for diversity, and exhibit academic excellence, strong communication skills and strong leadership potential. Those requirements include a minimum GPA of a 2.5. Please submit an application, and someone will contact you shortly.

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