BLACKSBURG, Va.,— Lorna Luedke, from Roanoke, Va.(24018), will join the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Ambassador Program. Students are selected to join the team each spring through a competitive application process.
Luedke, a senior majoring in international studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, volunteers with a faculty member for a minimum of two hours a week and volunteers for other various events hosted by the college. Ambassadors work closely with faculty, staff, parents, and alumni to expand the college’s outreach.
Ambassadors gain invaluable experience through opportunities to be leaders, networking, and interacting with members of the college. The ambassador program was formed in 1993 and has been providing over 3,000 volunteer hours to the college and the college departments each year. This past year’s ambassadors helped the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences secure over 500 prospective students.
The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences<http://www.clahs.vt.edu/> at Virginia Tech embraces the arts, humanities, social and human sciences, and education. The college nurtures intellect and spirit, enlightens decision-making, inspires positive change, and improves the quality of life for people of all ages. It is home to the departments of apparel, housing and resource management, communication, educational leadership and policy studies, English, foreign languages and literatures, history, human development, interdisciplinary studies, music, philosophy, political science, ROTC, science and technology in society, sociology, teaching and learning, and theatre arts. Virginia Tech, the most comprehensive university in Virginia, is dedicated to quality, innovation, and results to the commonwealth, the nation, and the world.
Submitted by Virginia Tech