MULTICULTURAL AND GENDER STUDIES

Ambassador Positions

Meet your 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors!

Every year the College of Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Multicultural and Gender Studies selects students to represent and give voice to the departments. So who are your 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors?

Ruby Ferguson
Ruby Ferguson

Ruby Ferguson is a fourth year student here at Chico State working on a double major in Multicultural & Gender Studies and Psychology. They are also a student ambassador and student assistant for the MCGS Department and an active member in The African Diaspora Organization and Psi Chi (The International Honor Society in Psychology) here on campus. "Being a part of the MCGS department at Chico State," Ruby says, "has made my college experience better than I could have imagined."

Romelo Thornton

Romelo Thornton is a third year here at Chico State double majoring in Multicultural & Gender Studies and Sociology. Romelo is a student ambassador for the MCGS Department and is involved in fighting for LGBTQ+ rights. "Coming to Chico State and choosing to be part of the MCGS department has allowed me to form bonds with faculty and fellow students that I will always cherish," Romelo says, "it has also given me opportunities to network and create new connections.

Maeve O'Brien

Maeve O'Brien is a fourth-year student at Chico State double majoring in Multicultural & Gender Studies and Social Science. Maeve is a student ambassador for the MCGS Department and an intern with Safe Place. "The MCGS department has made me grow into who I am as a person." Maeve says, "It is a privilege to learn alongside so many incredible people

Karla Guzman
Ambassador Karla Guzman
Karla Guzman is approaching her last semester as an undergrad double majoring in Sociology and Multicultural and Gender Studies with a minor in Chicanx Studies. From the moment she set foot on campus, she has been involved in several spaces such as Freshmen Leadership Opportunities (FLO), Mini-Corps as a migrant education tutor, CAVE, LeadCat, Diversity Affairs Council, EMPOWER, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. Moreover, her passion for advocating for the undocumented community led her to put on alongside other student leaders, Chico State’s first ever Coming Out of the Shadows event.
Amanda Haydock
Amanda Haydock Ambassador 2018- 2019

Amanda is currently a senior here at Chico. Although originally  majoring in legal studies, they recently switched to Women’s Studies while minoring in Health Promotion. "Switching over has been such an amazing decision for me. The MCGS department has provided me with so many opportunities as well as it has helped me find my voice." They are currently an active member in the social sorority Alpha Gamma Delta as well as a part of the National Society of Leadership and Success and the Golden Key International Honour Society. Amanda hopes to work in Women’s Health and to continue to advocate for equity for all women.

Frankie Medrano
Frankie Medrano 2018-2019 Ambassador

Frankie Medrano is a third year student here at Chico State majoring in Multicultural and Gender Studies, and minoring in American Indian studies. Frankie is a student Ambassador for the MCGS Department and an intern in the Tribal Relations office. "The MCGS department created an atmosphere at Chico state that made me feel welcomed," Frankie says "I am proud to represent my Native American (Maidu) heritage here on campus, and it's a beautiful thing knowing that the MCGS department has my back guiding me through this educational journey".

Interested in becoming an Ambassador?

Find out how!

mcgsstudent@csuchico.edu

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