Letters and Science College Ambassadors Program

Ambassadors of Letters and Science (ALAS) is a group of exceptional students that represent the UC Davis College of Letters and Science to prospective students and families, peers, and the campus and community at large. The ALAS program provides leadership opportunities for student participants; enhances the outreach of the College through the student voice; and builds community via student-led initiatives.  

2018-19 College of Letters and Science Ambassadors
2019-2020 Ambassadors of Letters and Science. Front row, left to right: Itzelth Gamboa (communication and sociology double major '21), Scott Hornbuckle (medieval and early modern studies '22), Mark Foncannon (staff coordinator), Quilvio Hernandez (economics and mathematical analytics & operations research double major '21), Priyal Thakral (international relations and managerial economics double major '22). Back row, left to right: Zach Luis (applied mathematics and economics double major '21), Beitong Li (economics and mathematics double major '20), Khalil Malik (communication and political science - public service double major '22), Metzli Montero (applied physics '22), Angie Ni (computer science '21). Not pictured: Ellen Chu (pharmaceutical chemistry ’20), Leeann Taylor (linguistics ’20).

ALAS Ambassadors are enthusiastic about sharing their experiences with others, and represent the College at recruitment, yield and outreach events. They develop their leadership and communication skills through these activities, as well as by hosting visitors to campus, leading informational sessions, communicating online, and providing tours.

Student ambassadors are chosen through a selective process, which includes an application and interview. The application is available in mid- to late-winter quarter, with interviews taking place in early spring quarter. 

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