Student Ambassadors

 

The Jacksonville University Davis College of Business Student Ambassadors are an elite group of student leaders who volunteer to represent the Davis College of Business. This group of diverse students work together to promote the college and enhance student engagement through various events. Their purpose is to create a welcoming and engaging atmosphere for students and visitors. They strive to exemplify the mission, vision, and values of the Davis College of Business. 

 


Hannah HeadshotHannah Hoelzer

Lead Ambassador
Annapolis, Maryland

Major: International Business and Marketing

Class Standing: Senior

Why did you decide to become a Davis COLLEGE OF BUSINESS student ambassador?

I decided to become a Student Ambassador because I saw it as an opportunity to be a leader on campus. I thought it would be a good way to help and guide students, especially those that are new. I also applied for this position in order to become more connected and involved throughout the Davis College of Business and professional world.

What are you most passionate about personally and professionally?

I am most passionate about self-growth, I also strive to make every day count and be the best version of myself. Professionally, I am passionate about helping others. I hope to work for an international nonprofit upon graduation and make a positive impact in others lives. 

 


 

Christian HeadshotChristian Cornella-Carlson

Second Lead
hartland, wisconsin

Major: Sport Business and Finance with a minor in Aviation Management & Flight Operations

Class Standing: Junior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I wanted to give back to Jacksonville University and use this time to strengthen soft skills. 

WHAT ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY?

I am most passionate about caring for others. You never know what other people are dealing with in their personal lives, so I care most about being kind to others. On the professional level, I care about giving my full effort and making a difference in others' lives.

  


 

Madeline HeadshotMadeline Cloyd

crofton, maryland

Major: Accounting and finance

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I am very thankful for the knowledge, relationships and experiences the Davis College of Business has given me. I am excited to share this with potential students and to find ways to enhance opportunities for current students. 

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

People from all areas in my life inspire me to push myself and grow. Seeing all the amazing things my friends, family, and teammates achieve motivates me to reach the goals I have set in my life.

 


 

Shannon HeadshotShannon Cotter

st. augustine, florida

Majors: Management & Sport Business

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I became a Student Ambassador because I want to continue to develop my leadership and networking skills. I also saw this as a great opportunity to become more involved throughout the Davis College of Business and help attract new students.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

I am very passionate about personal growth and ways I can achieve my full potential. Personal development makes me extremely passionate and motivates me every day to keep going.

 


 

Courtney HeadshotCourtney Crain

Ponte vedra beach, fl

Major: Sport Business and English

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I wanted to become a Davis College Ambassador to develop my leadership skills and to help me prepare for the future. I am able to represent the school in all that I do, and it is a great way to network.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

My mom is my main motivation. From a young age my mom taught me to always work my hardest and to stay positive in all that I do. She has always worked multiple jobs and works hard for everything she has. She pushes me to be the best that I can be, and I am forever grateful for that.

 


 

Kari HeadshotKari DeYoung

cedar lake, indiana

Major: Marketing with minors in Sport Business & Strategic Social Media

Class Standing: Junior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I chose to become a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador because I wanted to become more involved in the college. I want to share my positive experiences within the Davis College of Business with other current and prospective students.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

One of my biggest inspirations is my teammates. They encourage me to work hard, and they push me to be my best self both on and off the court.

  


 

Theodore HeadshotTheodore Gotthelf

north kingstown, rhode island

Major: Finance and International Business

Class Standing: Junior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador because I wanted to be a representative of the student body. Also, I wanted to help out fellow students outside of the classroom. Which, I thought being an ambassador would be the perfect opportunity.  

WHAT ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY?

I am passionate about understanding other people's walks of life. I want to become an expatriate when I get out of college so I can pursue my dream of being able to see what other peoples’ lives are like outside of the United States.

 


 

Kaitlyn HeadshotKaitlyn Koenig

PHEONIX, ARIZONA

Major: Economics with minors in Management & Marketing

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a student ambassador because I want to be a resource for those who are interested in the Davis College of Business. I want to do my best to represent the Davis College of Business in the most positive way possible.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

My family and close friends are my primary motivators. They bring out the best in me and inspire me to put my best foot forward in everything I do.

 


 

Nyair MaatNyair Maat

jacksonville, fl

Major: Finance with minors in Community Service Learning and Sociology

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I made a promise I would try and take advantage of more activities and organizations on campus. For me being a Davis College of Business student, I wanted to be a face that represents our students. I wanted the opportunity to be more attached to the Davis College of Business. Of course, I take most of all my classes there, but what else?

What inspires you or motivates you to keep going?

We are all enjoying this roller coaster of life full of twists and turns. I'm just along for the ride. I want to be better and continue to strive in whatever I see in the formidable future. A quote that speaks to me is by Eleanor Roosevelt, "the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams". 

 


 

Eru HeadshotEru Nippashi

Tokyo, Japan

Major: International Business with a minor in International Studies

Class Standing: Senior

Why did you decide to become a Davis COLLEGE OF BUSINESS student ambassador?
I was looking for leadership roles on campus that would help me with future jobs. I saw the ambassadors working an event and it sparked my interest, they were very energetic and confident. I started losing confidence when I came to the US because the environment is totally different from back home. In essence, I applied to serve as a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador in order to gain confidence and  be a positive representative for my school.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?
Because I came to JU as an international student, everything was brand new for me. I still remember all of the excitement from when I first came, I love meeting new people and making friends. Broadening my perspective by talking and sharing stories with people of different backgrounds is what keeps me going.

 


 

Amanda Sampo HeadshotAmanda Sampo

bow, new hampshire

Major: Management & Marketing with a minor in Accounting

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador because I wanted to help future students find their passion. I want to be able to help guide their path to take advantage of their opportunities and have the best college career. 

 WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

What inspires me to keep going is my future. My family and friends help push me, but I look forward to seeing what I individually can accomplish.

 


 

Emma Schulok HeadshotEmma Schulok

cincinatti, ohio

Major: Marketing with a minor in Communications

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador to represent DCOB in the most positive way. I want to show students and potential students how great DCOB is and how much the faculty has helped me find my path.

WHAT ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY?

Personally, I am most passionate about staying fit and healthy. Professionally, I am most passionate about finding the job that is a perfect fit for me. I wish to work in advertising with a focus in social media.

 


 

Diera Smith Headshot

Diera Smith

Jacksonville, Florida

Major: Business Administration

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a Davis College of Business Ambassador because I want to be able to use my personal experience within DCOB and be a positive influence to other current and future students. I want to be able to share my story while also representing DCOB and exhibiting what DCOB stands for.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

The people in my life inspire me to keep going. My support system, my parents and my siblings, constantly encourages me to keep moving forward in my academic career and I want to make them proud.

 


 

Madison Sturgell HeadshotMadison Sturgell

Deale, Maryland

Major: Marketing & Sport Business with a minor in Communications

Class Standing: Senior

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A DAVIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

I decided to become a Davis College of Business Student Ambassador because I want to be able to be a resource and a positive influence to the current and incoming students at the Davis College of Business. I also want to be able to share my story with other students and professors.

WHAT INSPIRES YOU OR MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP GOING?

The people in my life who inspire me are my family. My parents, my sister, and my extended family motivate me to continue on my academic and athletic journey.

 


 

 

If interested in learning more about the Davis College of Business Student Ambassadors                      

and how to apply, email hheston@ju.edu 

 

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