The mission of a Harris Ambassador is to serve as the “official” student representative of the Harris School of Nursing. Harris Ambassadors support and enhance the School’s undergraduate recruitment and retention activities through their active participation as student facilitators and peer advisors.
The HSN Faculty submit nominations to the Coordinator of Recruitment. All nominees must meet the following criteria:
Below are some of the activities in which Harris Associates are involved.
Participate in the New Nursing Student Orientation session each fall and spring semester. Answer questions on topics such as information on nursing classes and clinical experiences, special programs for nursing majors, student organizations, and strategies for succeeding in the nursing program. Explore feasibility of using Harris Associates during freshmen/transfer summer orientation sessions to assist incoming students with academic advisement and the development of a tentative schedule.
1-2 students attend area college fairs with Coordinator for Recruitment. Represent HSN and talk with prospective nursing students about the nursing major, classes, clinical experiences, and nursing career opportunities.
Admissions sponsored recruiting day takes place 8 Mondays throughout the academic year. Harris Ambassadors will address prospective nursing students and their parents during the Academics at TCU session and lead a tour of the Bass Building.
Assist with the implementation of Nursing at TCU and facilitate activities with prospective nursing students and their parents.
Present information on the nursing career opportunity to students visiting campus who are interested in pursuing a major in the health profession.