Membership Information

Share your love for Towson University with fellow students, administrators and alumni through the Presidential Ambassador program! Get other students engaged on campus by fostering a sense of pride, loyalty and tradition while building a culture of philanthropy at TU.

Presidential Ambassadors Induction
Presidential Ambassador Stephanie Catoggio and President Schatzel at the Induction Ceremony, May 16, 2017

Member Responsibilities

  • Assist with university fundraising efforts by leading the Gold and Black Giving Back Campaign, the student philanthropy campaign on campus
  • Work with the Division of University Advancement to host special events for alumni, donors and friends of the university
  • Organize and participate in student engagement and philanthropy events and initiatives

Member Benefits

  • Interaction with university leaders
  • Networking with influential alumni, business and community leaders and dignitaries
  • Specialized professional and leadership training
  • Fundraising, event management and marketing experience

Required Activities

  • Induction Ceremony: May
  • Orientation: Sunday before fall semester
  • Winter Retreat: Sunday before spring semester
  • Monthly meetings: second Monday of every month, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Bi-weekly committee meetings: Monday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Qualifications

  • Must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior
  • Must have attended TU longer than one term (transfer students, Freshman Transition Program)
  • Must maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Selection Process

The program is overseen by the Student Philanthropy Manager. Recruitment for the following academic year begins in February, with an application deadline at the end of March. Qualified applicants are interviewed by a panel of advisors and current members, with selections made in April.