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: Fort Collins, Colorado
Why did you choose CSC? I was given the opportunity to play volleyball at the collegiate level and have always wanted to experience living in a small town. At CSC, I am able to do both.
What are you involved with on campus? I am a part of the CSC Volleyball Team, Student Ambassador, and apart the Homecoming Committee.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? On campus, I enjoy going to athletic events and supporting other teams. I also like the variety of activities in The Hub. Off campus, I always enjoy going to Chadron State Park and going to coffee shops to do homework.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career?One of my favorite things about my major choice would be the ability to work with people. I enjoy learning about the development of human brain and understanding neurological changes.
What makes CSC special? The community-based support makes CSC great. It isn’t common to see an entire community back a college, but at Chadron State, you get the support from everyone!
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Major: Human Biology
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of its competitive Science program, small class sizes, affordability and residence life.
What are you involved with on campus? I am involved in Student Senate, International Club, The Big Event, Peer Mentor Program, Eagle Leader, and the Call Center.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? I love going to athletic games, Residence Life Association events, movie theatre, or eating at my favorite restaurant, China House.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? Human Biology is a broad field. The program is flexible to fit your career choice with classes you will need to function after graduating from CSC. The best part of my academic career is being able to pair my Human Biology degree with minors in Creative Writing and Chemistry. This helps me use both the logical and creative parts of my brain.
What makes CSC special? What makes CSC special is the people. Professors are always ready to work with you to ensure you’re getting the best education. Staff members see the best in you; even when you can’t see it. A small community of people who start as strangers, but gradually become family.
Hometown: Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Major: Business Administration – Agribusiness
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of the awesome community, and I wanted to be a part of it. I also selected CSC because of the opportunities provided academically and financially. I knew, deep down, that an investment in my future here would be totally feasible and worth it.
What are you involved with on campus? I am involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and serve as a Student Ambassador. I’m also involved with FCA at the middle school and high school, as well as serving as an Assistant Coach for the girls’ and boys’ high school golf teams.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? I love getting involved with campus events; such as, pool tournaments in The Pit, football games under the lights, and so much more. In the community, I go to local coffee shops with some of my best friends and am greatly involved with a church I found here in Chadron. The relationships I’ve built both on and off campus are priceless.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? I am a Business Administration major with an Agribusiness option. I’m a personal finance guru, and come from an area where agriculture is our lifeline. I love how portable and flexible the Business programs are here at CSC. They allow me to gain the information I need to make a difference in my career, but also allow for life to be lived and enjoyed outside of the classroom.
What makes CSC special? I always say that people are what make a place special. I love how CSC just naturally has that community-oriented feel to it.
Hometown: Accra, Ghana
Major: Communication Arts (Public Relations and Journalism)
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because they offered my program, it is very affordable, and I enjoy the atmosphere of a small town.
What are you involved with on campus? International Club (former Vice President), The Big Event, The Eagle, Peer Mentor program, Eagle Leader, and Call Center.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community?Free group fitness classes at the NPAC, Wednesday night soccer, and The Big Event.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? My major focuses on public speaking, reading and lots of writing. I get to improve more on those qualities and transition the skills gained into the corporate world after graduation.
What makes CSC special?I always say the people. The small class sizes help people get to know one another and develop great relationships with your professor and peers.
Hometown: Juniata, Nebraska
Major: Business Administration
Why did you choose CSC? I chose CSC because of the affordability and the great opportunities provided even though it is a smaller school. CSC compares to larger universities by providing the same education and experiences at a fraction of the price.
What are you involved with on campus? I’m in Army ROTC, Student Trustee for Student Senate, Blue Key National Honor Society, President of the War Eagles Club, Student Ambassador, and intramural sports.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? Some of my favorite activities on campus are playing intramural sports and being on Student Senate. Intramurals are a great way to meet people and continue playing sports. Student Senate gives you the chance to make the change on your college campus and gives you a voice in your college experience. My favorite community activity is being able to coach the local junior high track and field team. It’s just a small way to give back to the community that has given so much to the college over the years.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? Some of the best parts of my major are the professors and being able to further your education after you get and undergraduate degree. There are some of the best people teaching and they only want to see you succeed. Since CSC offers masters programs, you can get a masters in person, or online!
What makes CSC special? CSC is special because of the ability to create your own destiny. You can take your academic and professional abilities to new heights through the opportunities granted to you. The staff are fantastic and only want to see you succeed. You’re more than just a student here and I think that shows in every program.
Hometown: Paxton, Nebraska
Major: Human Biology (Pre-Physical Threrapy)
Why did you choose CSC? I chose Chadron State College because of the welcoming, friendly environment which felt like home. The teachers were extremely nice, compassionate, and wanted to be there to help me become successful. I knew that I wanted to attend a smaller school, and after I visited CSC, I could envision myself on this campus, growing and becoming the best student I could be because of the wonderful opportunities this campus provides. Another reason I chose CSC was because of the affordable, quality education I knew that I would receive during my time here on campus.
What are you involved with on campus? President of the Health Professions Club, Sports Medicine Club, Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, Blue Key National Honor Society, Revive Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Ambassador, and part of the Homecoming Committee.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? On campus, I attend Residence Life Association events, hike up C-Hill, go to sporting events, hang out with friends, go to Nights of Country Swing, and got to activities put on by The Pit. Within the community, I enjoy going to Chadron State Park to hike and play Frisbee Golf. I also love free movie and bowling nights sponsored by CSC.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? My major is Human Biology with the career path of becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy. The science program at Chadron State College is tremendous in preparing you for your next level of education. The best part of my major is knowing that if I put the hard work and time in now, I will be rewarded later by helping patients achieve their maximum quality of life, the quality in which they deserve to have. By working closely with my professors and peers along my academic pathway, I have been able to build some great relationships and connections, and will continue to do so as I move forward.
What makes CSC special? The thing that makes CSC so special is how accommodating and welcoming everyone is on campus. The faculty and staff truly get to know you, making you a name, not a number. Chadron is special because the community truly supports the college and wants students to succeed just as much as the faculty and staff on campus.
Hometown: Glenrock, Wyoming
Major: Communication Arts (Public Relations)
Why did you choose CSC? I was a big fan of the scenery and liked the school's out-of-state tuition rates.
What are you involved with on campus? I am a play-by-play student broadcaster for CSC Live, Sports Editor for The Eagle student newspaper, Residential Adviser with RLA and a Student Ambassador for Admissions.
What are some of your favorite activities on campus and in the community? I love the events hosted by all the clubs, especially Spring Days every April, and all the musicals/plays produced by the Theatre Department. It's always nice seeing Chadron's community attend CSC sporting events and supporting our clubs and organizations.
What are some of the best parts of your academic career? Having professors who give their class the freedom of choice in research-heavy assignments helped me develop into a better critical thinker both in, and outside the classroom.
What makes CSC special? CSC is the only college in the state that is surrounded by scenic nature. CSC brings in people from multiple places outside Nebraska, giving students a chance to broaden their perspective and learn more about themselves.