The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Student Resources

College of Nursing Student Ambassadors

The College of Nursing (CON) student ambassadors help us extend our reach into the communities we serve and help represent the College to the public, prospective students, and visitors. Prelicensure nursing students, including Nursing Majors and Accelerated Students, are represented in the group.


New Ambassadors 2021

Nursing Major: 

Rachel Aalto 

Chelsea-Anne Calder

Elizabeth Kelly

Jennifer Kovarik 

Amanda McNally 

Sophie Meltzer

Julie Obeng-Nyarkoh

Juliana Ochacher

Julie Pehlert

Emelia Pelis 

Jessica Rodrigues

Aaron Scherck

Kylene True

Accelerated BS in Nursing: 

Kelly Jankauskas

Sarah Murphy

Victoria Plante 


Continuing Ambassadors

Mehan Coughlin

Annie Dolan

Lindsay Enos

Mia Ford

Elizabeth Liguori

Emma Platt

Brooke Towle

Jenelle Marius

Jessica Smith

Holly Tremblay 




Student Ambassador Application Process:

Students will be notified when the application process begins each year.  Applicants for CON student ambassadors must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 3.2 GPA
  • Are exceptional among their peers in maturity
  • Have shown potential for growth
  • Are enthusiastic about nursing and the College
  • Enrolled as a Freshman (2nd semester), Sophomore or Junior Nursing Major, or Accelerated student 

Serving as a student ambassador provides students with an excellent leadership opportunity, extends your network, and adds to your resumé. If you are interested in becoming a student ambassador, please complete the application form and submit it to Liz Theroux . Note that you must also submit two references (see reference form below).