Honors Community Ambassadors

Become an Honors Community Ambassador!

Mission Statement:

  • Strengthen the Honors community through leadership, programming, and volunteering for various Honors initiatives
  • Increase and deepen social connections amongst Honors students and recognize the students investing in this community
  • Provide opportunities for students participating in this program to gain leadership experience and professional development

Who are Honors Community Ambassadors (HCAs)?

Honors Community Ambassadors (HCAs) are first and foremost Honors Peer Mentors that take this leadership opportunity to the next level by becoming a regular volunteer at large Honors events, organizing small scale social events for other Honors students, recognizing students through the UW Honors Instagram and more! All Interdisciplinary Honors Program students have the opportunity to become an Honors Community Ambassador.

What’s Expected of Honors Community Ambassadors?

Honors Community Ambassadors are expected to fulfill all the expectations of a Peer Mentor with the additional commitment of supporting and creating community building initiatives. HCAs are expected to regularly attend and support the Honors program’s various events, create smaller, social programming for peers, and attend monthly meetings. Meetings for the 2019-2020 academic year will be the first Thursday of every month from 4-5pm and are used to plan community building initiatives. HCAs will be leaders of the Honors community and as such, are expected to be a knowledgeable and positive representatives of the Honors Program.

Upcoming HCA Events

  • HCA Information Session: Thursday, September 26th 2019 4:30-5pm (RSVP HERE)
  • HCA Information Session: Monday, September 30th 2019 1:30-2pm (RSVP HERE)

Past HCA Events

How to Get Involved

If you are interested in becoming an HCA, please see our autumn information session dates, if past or unable to attend, contact Claire Grant at claireag@uw.edu.

Follow the HCA Run UW Honors Program Instagram!


Past HCA Cohorts

2018-2019 HCA Cohort

Siddhant Jain, Griffin Dugan, Karen Boctor, Lara O’Donoghue, Forrest Miller, Claire Grant (adviser),  Abby von Hagel, Rhiannon Rasaretnam, Kyanna Bren, Carissa Mayer (Adviser), Maestro (a very good boy), Lina Park, Caroline Wigner, Emily Roth, (Not pictured): Kiran Singh, Jennifer Vo, Nola Peshkin, Neva Hahn, Kevin Liao, Gabriel Kornas, Zoë Mertz

2017-2018 HCA Cohort

2017-18 HCAs

Kyanna Bren, Kiran Singh, Noah Johnson, Jenna Truong, Lia Johansen, Gabriel Kornas, Jennifer Vo, Siddhant Jain, Christine Dien, Sarina Sandhu, Abby von Hagel, Forrest Miller, Nola Peshkin