The Admissions Ambassadors are a select group of currently enrolled students who promote Chadron State College by leading campus tours and assisting with other Admissions Office activities.
Hometown: Atkinson, Nebraska
Why did you choose CSC? I came to Chadron Scholastics Day all four years of high school. I was very impressed with the beauty of the campus and facilities and have always had it in my mind that I wanted to attend college at Chadron. Additionally, everyone I met while visiting campus was so friendly and fun, I felt right at home. I also received a Board of Trustees Scholarship, which was an enormous incentive in helping pay for college.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? Being involved in Night of Country Swing every Sunday is my favorite; I love to dance! On campus, there is always something going on, and someone is always available to hang out with. Getting together with friends to play Ultimate Frisbee, laying down some 10-point-pitch, or grabbing a late night piece of cheesecake from the Grille are all favorite pastimes.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? The class sizes are moderate; not too big and not too small. I feel comfortable participating in class and have confidence my professors truly care about how I am progressing in their classes.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? The people are the main reason I want to stay. From my spring visit to orientation to the first day of classes, upper classmen were reaching out to me, encouraging me, and being so friendly that I felt right at home. As an ambassador, I want to be that for others.
Hometown: Seward, NE
Major: Elementary Education
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC for its well-known education program and the athletic opportunities given to me here, but above all else, I chose CSC because of the way I felt when I visited. The smaller campus and community made for a smooth and easy transition out of high school and I really felt that Chadron would be a place I would love to call my home away from home.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? When I'm not busy with schoolwork or track, I love spending time with my friends and getting active in the community. One of my favorite things to do is hike up C Hill right before the sun sets.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? What I love most about classes at CSC is that my professors know me by name and have a genuine interest in my education and my well being. I know this would not be the case if I were at a larger college or university.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? CSC has given me the tools to be successful not only in school, but in life after college. I have built relationships and made memories here that make Chadron the place I look forward to coming back to every fall.
What are you involved in on campus? I am a thrower for the Eagle track and field team.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. CSC is always buzzing. There is so much going on and the professors truly care about helping you get to where you need to go. You won't find more genuine people anywhere.
Hometown: Lewellen, NE
Major: Human Biology
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC for the rigorous science program that has a great value. Also, I really enjoyed the atmosphere at CSC when I visited.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? I enjoy playing ping-pong and pool in The Pit as it has been very enjoyable for me and a great leisure activity.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? I like how the professors truly care about the students and how they will be doing. I have seen this with the math education where the professors are changing a senior level course so students will pass the Praxis 2, not many other colleges would do that.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? The valued education as well as the caring nature of the faculty made me want to stay here. Along with the eagle pride!
What are you involved in on campus? There are many ways to get involved at CSC. I am involved in track and field, revive campus ministry, tri beta national honor society, blue key national honor society, project strive, health professions club, and working for the call center and ambassadors.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. We take pride in what we do here at CSC. We may not have the best facilities or the most advanced technologies, but we still work hard and strive to do our best without complaining about the lack of amenities.
Hometown: Sioux City, IA
Major: Nutrition and health, and Exercise Science
Why did you choose CSC? Out of all the schools that I visited, only CSC actually made me feel at home and welcome. On my visit, I was able to meet my professors and I had a great time on my tour. Overall, the experiences that I had made the decision for me.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? I really enjoy all the activities that happen around campus. Whether its getting to help plan out events or participating in them, there is always something going on any given day of the week.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? I really enjoy the personal connections you can make with your professors and classmates. The average class size is about 25, so you don't have to worry about being just a face in the crowd.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? Since starting school, I've really made a lot of friends from different backgrounds. I really think that making a family at your home away from home makes the experiences you have so much better.
What are you involved in on campus? I'm currently the captain of the cheer team, and I'm also a part of the international club. I also am the coordinator behind the nearly naked mile.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. Welcoming and laid back. I can literally walk across campus and say hello to almost every person I pass, and know their name. Being that CSC is a smaller campus, you really get to know the people and staff.
Hometown: Grant, NE
Major: Health Sciences, Pre-Pharmacy
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of the hometown feel I got the first couple of times I stepped on campus. Everyone I met was extremely helpful and kind. I am not too far away from home but also no too close either, which I enjoy. I also was fortunate enough to receive the RHOP scholarship here for pre-pharmacy, which made my college decision a little easier.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? In my spare time I enjoy being part of the Eagle Dance team, and going for walks around town and on the trails around campus.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? The classes here at CSC are relatively small compared to a lot of other schools. My professors actually know my name and I feel like I can go to any of them with questions I may have. They really do care about my education.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? I received the RHOP scholarship, which will really help me in the future. I also love being a part of various clubs on campus and treasure the relationships I have created this far.
What are you involved in on campus? I am a part of the Eagle Dance Team, the Health Professions Club, and I am an Eagle Leader for New Student Orientation as well as being an Admissions Ambassador.
Hometown: Crawfordsville, IN
Major: Secondary Science Education
Why did you choose CSC? I chose Chadron State for all of the benefits that come with a small school and because they had a great up and coming rodeo program.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? In my spare time I like taking my dog for runs, reading, and riding my horses.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? I love the small class sizes at Chadron State and the fact that all of the professors know their students by the end of the semester.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? Living so far from home can be hard at times, but the friends I have met here at CSC make it so much easier!
What are you involved in on campus? I rodeo for Chadron State College!
Hometown: Rapid City, SD
Major: Secondary English Education w/ Coaching Endorsement
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC for the welcoming campus, the scholarship opportunities and outstanding education program.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? In my free time I like to make memories that can only be made in a place like Chadron State. C Hill, the residence halls, any of the events, the town... all have qualities you can't find anywhere else.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? My favorite thing about CSC classes is the size. Learning is easier and more enjoyable when you know both the teachers and your classmates by more than just their name.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? I found a family at CSC. I found myself at CSC. I don't ever want to lose either.
What are you involved in on campus? I am involved in band, Sigma Tau Delta, Cardinal Key, Sigma Delta Nu, the Newman House, and Xi Delta Zeta.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. CSC makes you feel like one in a million because you aren't one of millions.
Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas
Major: Family and Consumer Science: Public Health and Human Wellness
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of the affordability and the great opportunities and benefits for international students.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? I am so busy with work, cheerleading, and schoolwork that I just enjoy relaxing and hanging out with friends!
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? I love that most of my classes are small and that the professors really show you that they are here to help you succeed.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? The environment. The staff at CSC - whether in the dining hall, Crites hall, or the teachers are all just so welcoming and friendly, which is conducive for a good college experience.
What are you involved in on campus? I am on the cheer team and I work in the Call Center.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. The atmosphere at CSC is the kind I feel all colleges should have and emulate. The environment, as a whole, is more than welcoming and student friendly. The staff, in all areas, really make you feel as though that what they are doing is only with you in mind. You are the school’s first priority, which is the best feeling for any college student. CSC has given me so many opportunities to succeed, grow, and to better myself. For this, I definitely feel that Chadron State College was the perfect choice for me.
Hometown: Chappell, NE
Major: Elementary Education
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of the amazing teachers here. On my visit they made me feel very comfortable and gave me confidence that I would succeed tremendously here. It was an obvious choice to come to CSC
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at CSC? In my spare time I love joining the many activities that are offered through clubs, sporting events, and the college. There never is a time to be bored on campus.
What do you like most about your classes here at Chadron State? I love the class sizes here at Chadron State. Being from a small town my adjustment was a lot easier knowing I wouldn’t be in huge classes where professors didn’t even know my name.
What makes you want to stay at CSC? I want to stay here at CSC for the great community on and off campus. Everyone around here is extremely supportive and helpful. You always know that you have someone on your side.
Describe the atmosphere at CSC. The atmosphere at CSC is amazing. Everyone around you is enjoying campus and making friends.