pi-o-neer [pahy-uh-neer] (noun): 1. One who goes before, preparing the way for others to follow.
Pioneer Ambassadors is a dynamic group made up of key student leaders on campus who serve as the liaison between the Office of Alumni Relations and the DU student body. Through regular group meetings and activities, they create ways for students to build beneficial relationships with alumni.
Pioneer Ambassadors provide leadership for students seeking to connect with alumni for career advice and life skills training. They promote the Pioneer Career Network as a mentoring network for students that helps them learn from alumni and ask career related questions.
In addition to creating their own programs, Pioneer Ambassadors work with the Office of Alumni Relations and help with activities including Homecoming, Alumni Symposium, Founders' Day, Masters Program, and Alumni Reunions. They partner with other student and alumni groups, including the GOLD group (Graduates of the Last Decade) and Prime Pioneers, to provide networking opportunities for students and alumni.
Join Pioneer Ambassadors
Pioneer Ambassadors is recruiting a new class of students during the winter quarter, 2015. With questions, contact: Nicholas Bowlby, Pioneer Ambassadors Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for an open house and meet current Pioneer Ambassadors on Wednesday, January 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Leo Block Alumni Center.
To apply to a member of Pioneer Ambassadors, complete the application HERE.
Programs and Events
One of PA's signature networking events, Industry Dinners are intimate events providing a small group of undergraduate students the opportunity to meet and network with DU alumni. These DU alums are accomplished within their fields and share their career advice with students passionate and curious about those same fields. This event is free to attendees and space is limited.
Entrepreneurship Industry Dinner (Thursday, February 19th): The University of Denver proudly counts, along its alumni ranks, some of the world's most influential and innovative entrepreneurs. Students will have the opportunity to network with some of these alumni and learn more about their entrepreneurial endeavors and the role of their DU education played. ALL MAJORS are welcome.