Get Involved

The College of Information Student Ambassadors are student volunteers from each department within the College. Students in the program assist College faculty and staff with events, recruiting, and various activities. 

Program Benefits

  • Improving leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Networking with members of the College and prospective students
  • Building your resume and gaining professional experience
  • Opportunity for letters of recommendation
  • Visibility among members of the UNT community
  • Team building
  • Watch a student ambassador video testimonial

Requirements

  • Must commit to 2 events per semester
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Application


Meet our 2023-24 Student Ambassadors  

 

Amulya

Amulya
I am from India and pursuing my master's degree in data science after finishing an undergraduate degree in electronics and instrument engineering. My hobbies are Travelling, Making crafts, and Gardening. My Research areas include Data analytics and machine Learning. As an ambassador, I would like to help in problem-solving and decision support, Communicating and sharing information, and getting updated with the information which also helps in my personal growth.

Destiny

Destiny
Destiny is an undergraduate student majoring in Linguistics. She likes learning and teaching herself different languages, as well as gaining knowledge from those who are fluent in them. She is learning about the structure of language and second language acquisition. She enjoys making new friends and plans to pursue study abroad programs.

Kai

Kai
Hi, my name is Kai! I’m from Houston, Texas and I’m currently studying Information Science for my undergrad at UNT. I’m fluent in American Sign Language and am heavily involved in the Deaf community. I spend most of my free time snuggled up with my cat reading a good book!

Kamini

Kamini
Kamini, a dedicated and enthusiastic student of COI with a strong background in information technologies and passion for cutting-edge data industry, will play a pivotal role in representing the College of Information and its values. Committed to academic excellence and with a genuine desire to help others, she will certainly prove to be an invaluable asset to COI. With excellent communication skills and a natural ability to connect with everyone,  she will actively represent and promote the college to prospective students, industry professionals, and the wider community. She will actively organize events, workshops, and networking opportunities, ensuring that students have access to valuable resources and connections. 

Kinza

Kinza
Kinza is a doctoral student in the Department of Information Science with a concentration in Linguistics at the University of North Texas, Denton, USA. Her interests are material and non-material heritage preservation of Pakistan’s indigenous communities. Kinza is a first-generation student who originally comes from Balochistan (West Pakistan). She loves learning new cultures and languages. Kinza cherishes leadership qualities such as service, commitment, and hard work.

Manar

Manar
Manar, a dedicated Ph.D. Candidate and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Information Science, majoring in Information Science with a concentration in Data Science. She also serves as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Information & Knowledge Management. She is committed to conducting research that positively influences both her profession and society. Her professional journey includes diverse roles, notably as a data analyst and educator. Beyond her professional endeavors, Manar is passionate about attending various events, workshops, and networking opportunities and immersing herself in different cultures. In her leisure time, she cherishes moments with her family, embarks on outdoor adventures, and enjoys listening to music.

Manjusha

Manjusha
Hello, I'm Manjusha, a dedicated and enthusiastic Master's student in Data Science at the College of Information. Originating from India, my journey is fueled by a genuine passion for the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of the cutting-edge data industry. My commitment to academic excellence propels me to play a pivotal role in representing the core values of the College of Information. With a focus on fostering a culture of innovation and growth, I aim to contribute significantly to the college's reputation and ethos. Beyond the realms of data science, I immerse myself in the enriching world of podcasts and music during my leisure. Eager to forge connections with diverse minds, I anticipate the excitement of discovering novel places that broaden my intellectual horizons. With excellent communication skills and a natural ability to connect with everyone, I aim to actively represent the college. My goal is to ensure that students, prospective students, have access to valuable resources, connections, and engaging events. Let's embark on this journey together, connecting and growing within the vibrant community of the College of Information!

Nayana

Nayana
Nayana is a Teaching Fellow & a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of North Texas (UNT) majoring in Data Science. She is currently working on her dissertation. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Nayana completed her graduate degree in Information Science at UNT and has around 6.5+ years of professional experience working in various roles such as a data analyst, consultant and so on. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, spending time outdoors, listening to music, baking and reading.

Pratap

Pratap
Hello, I'm Pratap Reddy, currently pursuing Master of Science (MS) in Medical Informatics at the University of North Texas. Originally from India, I earned my Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) degree with a focus on Clinical Research and Clinical Pharmacy. My academic journey is driven by a passion to make a positive impact on healthcare through the application of medical informatics.

Rahul Patel

Rahul Patel
I am Rahul Patel, an international student currently immersed in the captivating world of data science, pursuing my master's degree. Originally hailing from the vibrant and diverse land of India, I bring with me a passion for learning technologies, with a special focus on data science. In this exhilarating journey, I've discovered my love for indulging in sports. Beyond that, my curiosity extends into various research domains. I believe in the power of networking to enhance our communication skills, presentation abilities, and overall self-confidence. Together, we can create an environment where each student thrives and grows in their unique capacities. I am excited to contribute to this collaborative learning experience, and I look forward to being an integral part of our shared journey in the field of data science. Let's embark on this adventure together and make our academic pursuits both enriching and enjoyable!

Sonali

Sonali
India is my country of origin. I am pursuing my master's in learning technologies with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence. I am enthusiastic and very much involved with my interests in content writing, poetry, travelling, arts and crafts, and exploring various research domains like machine learning, robotics, and artificial intelligence. As an ambassador, I would like to build networking between the students by which they can improve their communication skills, presentation skills, and can get self-confidence to tackle any situation. This in turn assists me to improve my skills too.

Steven

Steven
Steven is an online graduate student who is still working full-time as an elected prosecutor in Texas. He has been a district attorney since 1993 with a BA in Journalism (Texas A&M) and MS in Counseling (Creighton University) in addition to his law degree (South Texas College of Law). He is seeking an MS-LS from UNT. Married since 1976, five of his seven children live in Dallas while the other two move constantly because of military obligations. His golf clubs have gathered dust for more than 10 years but he does take his bicycle out on the road at every opportunity.

Tom

Tom
After obtaining my Associate degree in Computer Science in San Antonio, I am currently pursuing the Learning Technologies program online with UNT. While working as a Project Coordinator for a construction company, I aspire to transition back into the fields of IT or Higher Education, seeking a client/user-facing role. In my free time, I enjoy traveling and honing my photography skills. My ultimate goal is to integrate these passions into my future career, and I am thrilled to be a part of UNT and the College of Information, as these experiences will undoubtedly pave the way for a promising future.

Past Ambassadors  


Niharika

Niharika
Meet Niharika! She's a graduate student from India, specializing in Data Science. Her passion and interest lies in working with data, where she enjoys and has fun in transforming it into valuable insights using the Machine Learning techniques. During her free time, she loves relaxing with adorable pets, mandala art, volunteering, and baking food. Niharika's friendly nature makes her eager to meet new people and discover exciting new places that are peaceful.

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