Manship Ambassadors | LSU Manship School of Mass Communication

Manship Ambassadors


More Information

For more information about Manship Ambassadors, contact:

Chelsea Rainwater

Chelsea Rainwater
Student Engagement Coordinator


Applications for 2020-2021 Manship Ambassadors are now open!

The deadline to submit an application is 4:30 p.m. on March 6, 2020.

Apply to be a Manship Ambassador

What is a Manship Ambassador?

The Manship Ambassadors are a select group of students in the Manship School of Mass Communication who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in academics and student leadership. This team of mass communication majors will present a positive image of the school and its students through internal and external events and activities. They will receive training and many other opportunities to develop their leadership and communication skills. Being selected as a Manship Ambassador is an honor and a distinction in the Manship School.

Purpose and Objectives

As a Manship Ambassador, you have the opportunity to lead student recruitment tours, promote the Manship School to parents, alumni and friends, and network with distinguished alumni at special events and offer prospective students an inside look into life as a Manship School student. Below is a list of a variety of activities you will be completing as an ambassador:

  • Assist in the recruitment and retention process of prospective students
  • Lead tours of the Manship School’s facilities and the Offices of LSU Student Media
  • Be knowledgeable about the Manship School and general LSU information
  • Assist in course scheduling during Spring Invitational and FOAP (summer sessions)
  • Participate in outreach (Tiger Calls) during both fall and spring semesters
  • Represent and serve the student body, faculty, staff and alumni of the Manship School
  • Facilitate programs to welcome and educate prospective students
  • Promote relationships among students, alumni and friends of the school
  • Encourage students to continue their affiliation with the Manship School after graduation
  • Promote and uphold the academic standards and excellence of the Manship School 

Benefits to Being a Manship Ambassador

  • Networking opportunity with Manship alumni
  • Develop strong relationships with the faculty and staff of the Manship School
  • Build connections to professionals in the media
  • Leadership training and the opportunity to build leadership skills and experience
  • Grow personally and professionally with fellow Manship students
  • Meet with professional media practitioners
  • Experience with events, including public speaking and participation in panels
  • Monthly meetings/activities designed to expose ambassadors to all facets of media

Interested in Applying?

Fill out the online application to apply to become a Manship Ambassador! You must meet all applicant criteria below to be eligible to apply. Applications occur every spring semester.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be classified as a sophomore, junior or senior mass communication major in fall 2020 (sophomore membership is contingent upon acceptance into the Manship School)
  • Must maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Must be available to attend an on-campus overnight retreat in the spring
  • Must have membership in at least one student organization at LSU or have work experience in Student Media
  • Must have a sincere desire to represent the Manship School
  • Must demonstrate effective speaking ability
  • Must show ability to work well with others and to serve as a leader
  • Must have dedication to group and time commitment

Meet the Manship Ambassadors

Please welcome our 2019-2020 Manship Ambassadors!

Mattison Allen Ariel Baise Samantha Beekman Daniel Bischoff Avery Bracken Sarah Bradford Alannie Broussard
Gwendolyn Camerlinck Mahogani Counts Alaina Davanzo Whitney Hicks Aaron Jacobs Nicole Jones Sarah LaBorde
Maggie Landry Allison Leavitt Kanick Lewis  Amaya Lynch Delanie McDonald Sydney McGovern Walter Miller
Elizabeth Nguyen Brooke Smith Jessica Speziale Preston Wyatt