What is the Student Ambassador Program?

The Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing Southern States University. Student Ambassadors provide campus tours, serve as an SSU representative and perform duties at various SSU campus and community events.

What does a Student Ambassador do?

  • Welcome and greet public at SSU
  • Provide various services and referrals to the campus.
  • Develop an expanded knowledge of SSU.
  • Conduct campus tours for new students, schools, classes, and guests.
  • Represent SSU during college events.
  • Work with diverse populations and provide tips on being a successful student.
  • Assist with variety of office related tasks.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and required trainings.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?

As a Student Ambassador you will develop a wide range of transferable skills that will benefit you. Employers, colleges and universities are looking for more than just good grades; they want community involvement and service! Student Ambassadors will gain leadership skills that will help build your resume.You will earn letters of recommendations, get connected to and serve your campus, and help students and the community.

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Andre Bezerra is a current MBA student at the Irvine campus. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Certificate in Information Technology from the University of Fortaleza, Brazil. He has worked in the IT field dealing with telecommunications systems and software development as a project manager in various industries such as oil and gas, media, and financial. Andre speaks Portuguese and English.

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Begum Nur Demirb is a current MBA student at the San Diego campus. Begum has worked in the legal field in Turkey in business, bankruptcy/debt enforcement, and criminal case areas.  She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law from Yasar University, Turkey. Begum speaks Turkish and English.

Contact - bndemir@ssu.edu
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Eric Ferreira is a current MBA student at the Irvine campus. Eric is a graduate of Law from FMU-Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, São Paulo, Brazil. After completing his studies, he specialized in Civil Litigation at PUC-Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo/SP and Business Law at FGV-Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro/RJ, Brazil. He has experience in case study analysis, strategy and disputes in corporate law, intellectual property, contracts, consumer law, civil liability, and real estate law. Eric speaks Portuguese and English.

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Patrik Puska is a current MBA student at the San Diego campus. Patrik has worked in several capacities in language translation, foreign affairs, and travel/cultural event planning. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Intercultural Communications from Minsk State Linguistic University, Belarus. Patrik speaks Slovak, Russian, English, and Spanish.

Contact - ppuska@ssu.edu