Huntington University Ambassadors

Student Ambassador Program

The Student Ambassadors represent Huntington University at various events on and off-campus. They represent the best and brightest of the student body of Huntington University.


  • To represent the HU student body to alumni, family, and friends of HU
  • Express gratitude and appreciation to donors
  • Provide meaningful networking opportunities


  • Discover and develop who students are as individuals and followers of Christ as it relates to leadership, higher education, fundraising, generosity, and gratitude
  • Gain an understanding of how the Advancement Office operates on a day-to-day basis and as a larger function of the University
  • Grow in effective conversational and interpersonal skills by interacting with staff, faculty, and alumni of the University
  • Learn basic philanthropic principles and how that connects to fundraising
  • Gain hands-on experience working with professionals by collaborating on projects

Student ambassadors for Huntington University exhibit internal gratitude toward God for the gifts and talents that He has given them. They also exhibit external gratitude towards those who have supported and impacted their lives or the lives of others. (James 1:17, 1 Thessalonians 5:18).

This year's HU Ambassadors are Nikolas Benitez, a Marketing and Psychology major from Greenwood, IN, Chelsea Born, an English Education major from Fort Wayne, IN, Jace Gilman, a Political Science and History major from Summitville, IN, Victoria Hilderbrand, a Political Science and Entrepreneurial Small Business Management major from Austin, IN, Cameron Jagger, a Business Management major from Columbia City, IN, and Myla Tackett, an Elementary and Special Education major from Huntington, IN.