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Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leadership Program

Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leadership Program

Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leadership Program

Get involved with the Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leadership Program at the Kogod School of Business.

About the Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leader Program

The program provides meaningful opportunities for student ambassadors and peer leaders to develop leadership skills through an annual retreat and monthly meetings. The organization also emphasizes personal responsibility, integrity, and professional development.

All members represent the best of Kogod and are committed their involvement in the Kogod School of Business, providing their unique experiences to prospective and incoming freshman and transfer students.


The 1955 Club Has Two Purpose-Driven Groups

Kogod Envoys and Peer Mentors

Ambassadors are required to hold one weekly tour hour, attend one group meeting each month during the academic year, and work various events throughout the semester that host students interested in attending American University.

Peer leaders coordinate group mentor events for Business 1.0 students and new transfer students. They provide support for first-year student programs such as New Student Orientation and Kogod Kick-Off.

Additionally, there are many other opportunities for members to get more involved in the Kogod School of Business!


Why join?

Develop Business Skills
Develop skills in marketing, event management, and organizational behavior while make new friends and connections in Kogod.

Become a Better Leader
By attending the required Annual Leadership Retreat you will learn important leadership skills. The retreat includes a ropes course and the opportunity to get to know other Kogod student leaders.



This program is for students who:

  • Have successful academic performance (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher) and co-curricular involvement
  • Are interested in leadership development
  • Are looking for ways to relate your experience as a business student outside the classroom
  • Are committed to enhancing the Kogod experience for other students
  • Attend the required annual retreat on Saturday, April 18


For questions, please contact

Meet the team

Meet your Peer Mentors and Ambassadors!

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Learning Objectives

The Kogod Ambassador and Peer Leadership Program supports the following learning objectives:

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