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Student Involvement Ambassadors

Currently Accepting Applications for SI Ambassadors!
  • Applications due Friday, April 17 by 12pm in Student Involvement
  • Must sing up for an interview time on April 21 or 22
  • Contact Meg Junk at 978-7011 or megan.junk@wichita.edu with any questions

Job Description


The Student Involvement Ambassadors serve as a resource for Student Involvement and Wichita State University students, exemplifying a broad knowledge of campus culture, programs, policies and procedure.  The ambassadors' goal is to show the amazing benefits of getting involved on campus, as well as highlighting the offices and programs that are great resources for students. 

Meet Our Ambassadors

Jessica Calhoun

Jessica is a native of Wichita and an East High School graduate. She is majoring in social work and is a junior at Wichita State. Jessica has been involved with Student Activities Council, Wichita State University Symphony, and has recently become a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She has also held her own show of photo work in the Rhatigan Student Center. She loves hipster music, photojournalism and editorial photography and gets as much coffee as she can get her hands on.

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Jonathan Dennill

Jonathan is a junior studying Marketing and Media Production with a minor in Graphic Design Communications. He is involved with Phi Delta Theta, Dean's Scholars, Student Ambassador Society, Student Government Association, and the Emory Lindquist Honors Program. He has worked for Wichita State as a Peer Mentor, Orientation Leader, and as a Campus Tour Guide. Jonathan enjoys the finer things in life like candle-lit dinners, long walks on the beach, and binge watching Netflix. His vices include drinking too much coffee and spending too much time styling his hair. He just recently returned from New Jersey after spending a semester there participating in Wichita State's National Student Exchange program. His favorite aspect about Wichita State is the friendly and encompassing environment that is Shocker Nation.

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Cassie Hurst

Cassie is a junior majoring in Social Work and Spanish and minoring in History. She loves her Shockers and is very active on campus. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, an active member of the Newman Center, and she also works on campus as a Intern for the Office of Transitions and Orientation and a student caller at the Annual Fund for Excellence.  After graduation, she plans to go on to graduate school and obtain her Masters in either Student Affairs or Social Work.

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Josh Teel

Josh is a sophomore at Wichita State University, studying health care management with minors in history and business. Originally from Loyal, Oklahoma, he is a graduate from Lomega High School. Since being on campus, he has been involved in Greek life, American College of Healthcare Executives, and various other student groups. He is currently a staff member of Wichita State intramural sports. He enjoys old movies, especially westerns, any good music, and spending time with family and friends.

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Austin Shelby

Austin is a sophomore majoring in Exercise Science with a Pre-Medical emphasis. He was born and raised in Shawnee, Kansas, graduating from Shawnee Mission North High School. He is involved with Beta Theta Pi, Student Government Association, Emerging Leaders, and Pre-Medical Student Association. He loves golfing, going to all sorts of sporting events, going to the lake, and helping people who are in need.

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Our Ambassadors are available to:

  • Facilitate involvement programs for WSU students
  • Assist Student Involvement programs, such as Civic Engagement or Leadership activities
  • Provide consultations for Wichita State students looking to take part in WSU student life, as well as new student organizations that need help getting started 

If you would like to request a presentation or consultation, please contact Meg Junk at megan.junk@wichita.edu or call Student Involvement at 316-978-3022.