Apply to be an Honors College Ambassador Today! Deadline to Apply is March 28th, 2018

Apply below!


Honors Ambassadors seek to serve and represent the Honors College as a public relations and institutional advancement team that supports high academic achievement among students. They promote the ideals of empowered participation and exploration at NMSU, respect of diversity, leadership development and Aggie pride.

Requirements to Apply:


  • Ability to uphold the Mission Statement of the Honors Ambassadors stated below
  • Experience being enrolled in Honors courses
  • Crimson Scholar with a minimum 3.5 G.P.A.


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If you have questions about applying to be an Ambassador or are interested in having Honors College Ambassadors at your event, please contact the Honors Ambassador Coordinator, Yael Cano,

Meet our Ambassadors!


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Norah Alshadadi -Senior in Human Resources Management                                                                  

“I have the passion to make a significant change in this world, and that starts by changing myself for the best every day. I think it is a good opportunity to improve my skills, it will be a good thing to improve my collaboration skills.”


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Ellyssia DeLayne Forbes -Sophomore in Biology, Microbiology, and Human Biology with a Supplementary Major in Linguistics

“I believe that education is a gift, and loving it is a blessing, and I wish to share that with those who need it. I believe that my natural passion for education, my drive to work completely through things, and my willingness to learn will help me be successful in the endeavors I would engage in as an Honors Student Ambassador.”


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Jacqueline Kieltyka -Senior in Biochemistry, Genetics and Biotechnology, Biology, and Chemistry

“I want to share my experiences and advice with other students, as a means to encourage them to pursue the honors track. I would also like to act as an advocate for the honors programs, as I have fully taken advantage of many of the programs the Honors College has sponsored.”


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Katelyn Ann LaPage -Sophomore in Studio Art and Psychology

“I believe working with my peers through a department that emphasizes high academic achievement will further motivate me to become a better student, allow me to help my peers, and foster and hone my leadership skills. I look forward to working with people who process information and problem solve in a different manner than myself and am interested in incorporating new schools of thought with my own.”


Dr. Nishiguchi in front of aquariumGuadalupe Alejandra Ochoa -Junior in Special Education with a minor in Elementary Education

“Through the Honors College Ambassador Team, I am hoping to build more professional ties to my peers and to future members of the Honors College at NMSU. I would love to be part of the community that pushes people to their highest potential like the honors college has pushed me.”