Student Ambassador Training
Pitt Community College student ambassadors are required to attend three days of intensive leadership training each August before the start of fall semester.
Training begins with a challenging ropes course at East Carolina University that requires students to work as a team and solve problems together. It is a rigorous, hot morning of physical challenges that involve trust, good communication, creativity and thinking skills.
Upon completing the ropes course, ambassadors return to the PCC campus for additional training that includes effective communication and public speaking tips, meetings with PCC’s president and vice presidents, a scavenger hunt, and instruction on leading campus tours and providing registration day assistance.
Ambassadors also complete a certificate program based on Stephen Covey's "Seven Habits of Highly Effective People." Instruction is led by Susan Everett, the college’s vice president of administrative services.
During the final phase of leadership training, ambassadors elect officers, schedule meetings for fall semester, and select a service project for the year.