What is College Ambassadors?

Education Alliance College Ambassadors is helping increase the college going rate by providing support and information about college access to potential students. The program engages 9 local movers and shakers as AmeriCorps members who serve a coach who empowers high school seniors and adults see their potential by supporting the college application process. College Ambassadors are placed around the state on community college campuses to help students complete the application and enrollment process. College Ambassadors is a program of The Education Alliance provided in partnership with the West Virginia Community and Technical System.

For more information contact Emily Pratt at 304-342-7849 (phone) or emily@educationalliance.org.

Participating Schools

College Ambassadors serves 180 students annually from 9 community and technical colleges.

  • Blue Ridge Community & Technical College
  • BridgeValley Community & Technical College
  • Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College
  • Mountwest Community & Technical College
  • New River Community & Technical College
  • Pierpont Community & Technical College
  • Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College
  • West Virginia Northern Community College
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg

Sponsors

College Ambassadors is made possible through generous support from:

AmeriCorps
Volunteer West Virginia
West Virginia Community & Technical College System