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Diversity Student Ambassador Program

2016 DSA group

The Diversity Student Ambassador (DSA) Program is designed to create opportunities for students to actively engage in activities to advance diversity and inclusion at UNA. The program provides avenues for selected students to facilitate discussions, provide peer diversity training and host diversity related programming. DSA activities seek to promote understanding and respect among all students, leading to a more inclusive campus.

2015-2016 Diversity Student Ambassadors

Ambassador: Kamisha Garner

Kamisha Garner

Florence, AL


Major: Accounting
Minor: Spanish

Why did you want to become a DSA? I was really intrigued by the Office of Diversity and becoming a DSA was the perfect way to help bring awareness and inclusion to the university.

Ambassador: Taylor Gunter

Taylor Gunter

Milwaukee, WI


Major: Fashion Merchandising
Minor: Sales

Why did you want to become a DSA? I really enjoyed Culture Fest, which DSA hosted and I wanted to be a part of a club that mattered and made the campus a better place for all students.

Ambassador: Briana Jordan

Brianna Jordan

Florence, AL


Major: Elementary Education w/P-3 Certificate

Why did you want to become a DSA? I wanted to be a DSA because I saw the opportunity to enhance inclusion on campus. My university is so diverse, and I don't mind showing that aspect to incoming students and/or other universities.

Ambassador: Sumeet Kapoor

Sumeet Kapoor

New Dehli, India


Major: Marketing
Minor: Management

Why did you want to become a DSA? Because I want to change the world.

Ambassador: Kijana Mitchell

Kijana Mitchell

Brewton, AL


Major: Political Science & History
Minor: French

Why did you want to become a DSA? I wanted to be an advocate for diversity and a voice for students who sometimes feel excluded.

Ambassador: Maleni Navarro

Maleni Navarro

Haleyville, AL


Major: Elementary Education

Why did you want to become a DSA? To help promote diversity and incorporate other people.

Ambassador: Jamese Patrick

Jamese Patrick

Birmingham, AL


Major: Child Development
Minor: Parent Education

Why did you want to become a DSA? To become more involved with my university and to learn more about diversity.

Ambassador: Brenita Softley

Brenita Softley

Muscle Shoals, AL


Major: History

Why did you want to become a DSA? I know that in the future I plan to be a civil rights attorney. With this being said, I know that I need to become more culturally adept and DSA will help me to do so.

Ambassador: Caitlin Woodruff

Caitlin Woodruff

Hamilton, AL


Major: Biology
Minor:
Psychology

Why did you want to become a DSA? To commit to and be an advocate for the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion at UNA.

Ambassador: T'Sharra Woods

T'Sharra Woods

Sumiton, AL


Major: Nursing

Why did you want to become a DSA? So I can spread diversity throughout the UNA campus.

Ambassador: Tyler Yasaka

Tyler Yasaka

Florence, AL


Major: Computer Science
Minor:
Human-Computer Interaction/User Experience

Why did you want to become a DSA? I chose to become a DSA because I believe our differences are something that should bring us together and help us grow, rather than divide us. I want to do my part to promote diversity on the UNA campus.

Ambassador: Davia Young

Davia Young

Huntsville, AL


Major: Exercise Science
Minor:
Biology

Why did you want to become a DSA? To spread new ideas and bring together new ideas and meet new people.