CSU Ambassadors

  • Portia CannamoreName: Portia Cannamore 
    Year: Junior
    Major: CMAT - Radio Concentration 
    Hometown: Chicago, IL 
    High School: Bloom Trail High School
    Campus Involvement: Allure Modeling Club, Campus Activity Board, Word Up!, CSU Ambassador, WCSU Radio Personality 
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because it was close to home, affordable, and it has the  GREAT CMAT Department. 
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: Stay focused, never give up, college is what you make it, so make the best out of the experience

    Christopher B. Glenn
  • Name: Christopher B. Glenn 
    Year: Senior
    Major: Criminal Justice/Pre-Law 
    Hometown: Chicago, Illinois 
    High School: CICS Northtown Academy
    Campus Involvement: 2016-2017 Mister CSU, Member of Teaching and Educating Men of Black Origin (TEMBO), Pre-Law Association, Student Justice on Student Government Association
    Why did I choose CSU? The natural affinity for change and growth that the campus provided is what allowed me to choose CSU
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: Don't be afraid to stray away from what makes you comfortable

    Beverly Hill
  • Name: Beverly Hill
    Year: Freshman 
    Major: Sociology 
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    High School: Perspective Leadership Academy 
    Campus Involvement: CSU Ambassador 
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because it was close to home and the environment is friendly. 
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: My advice to incoming freshmen is to get involved on campus and step outside of your comfort zone.

    Kaila Jefferson
  • Name: Kaila Jefferson 
    Year: Senior 
    Major: Criminal Justice 
    Hometown: Bellwood, IL 
    High School: Metea Valley High School 
    Campus Involvement: Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Xi Kappa Chapter & National Council of Negro Women 
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because my father is a proud Alumni. 
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: Be prepared for your dreams to change, and embrace it!

    Mario Knowles
  • Name: Mario Knowles
    Year: Sophomore
    Major: Business Management (CMAT Minor)
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    High School: John Marshall Metropolitan HS
    Campus Involvement: Senator-Student Government Association, Community Assistant-Housing and Residence Life, Platoon Leader-ROTC, Secretary-Allure Models, FYE Student Aid, CSU Ambassador
    Why did I choose CSU? I selected CSU because the environment is warm and friendly. The campus has big open fields that reminds me of rural living in the middle of the big and busy city.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: No matter what you get involved in on campus, put your studies first.

    Johnathan Riley

    Name: Johnathan Riley
  • Year: Junior 
    Major: Sociology (Radio Minor)
    Hometown: Chicago, IL
    High School: Walther Lutheran High School
    Campus Involvement: Member of Teaching and Educating Men of Black Origin (TEMBO), Word Up!, CSU Ambassador
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because I was looking for an affordable place to finish pursuing my degree. I stayed at CSU because of the personal connections that our Professors extend to us, the opportunities to be empowered through leadership positions and the general cultural awareness with consideration for all variations.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: My advice to the incoming Freshmen is to go at your OWN pace and have a plan. If you don't have a plan, make a plan to get a plan! But always have a plan.

    Angelica Rosales
  • Name:Angelica Rosales 
    Year: Sophomore
    Major: Pre-nursing
    Hometown: Santa Ana, California 
    High School: Hubbard High School 
    Campus Involvement: HACE, O.L.A.S 
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because of it's welcoming environment and affordability
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: My advice to incoming freshman is to stay on track and never forget to check your CSU email.

  • Rasha Sharrieff
    Name: Rasha Sharrieff
    Year: Freshman 
    Major: Occupational Therapy 
    Hometown: Chicago , IL
    High School: Johnson College Prep
    Campus Involvement: 2016-2017 Miss Freshman, Ambassador, Freshmen Leadership Involvement Organization, Army ROTC 
    Why did I choose CSU?  I chose CSU because they have an outstanding Occupational Therapy program and also because it was the most affordable option.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: Stay Driven and Focused. Don't worry be happy. Be You :)

  • Jay Smith
    Name: Jay Smith 
    Year: Junior
    Major: Political Science
    Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
    High School: Rich East High School
    Campus Involvement:  2016-2017 Mister Sophomore, Honors College member, Community Assistant in the dorms, Campus Activity Board, Co-President of Freshmen Leadership Involvement Organization, CSU Ambassador, and Member of the oldest, the coldest, the greatest Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Nu Delta Chapter 
    Why did I choose CSU? I chose CSU because I wanted an HBCU experience that was affordable and close to home.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: You only live once, so make the best out of every opportunity. 

  • Precious Williams
    Name: Precious Williams
    Year: Senior
    Major: Business Management w/ concentration in Entrepreneurship 
    Hometown: Romeoville, IL
    High School: Romeoville High School
    Campus Involvement:  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Lambda Chapter, President of National Council of Negro Women
    Why did I choose CSU? My Father is an employee at the school and he introduced me to some great women and men who help me become the woman that I am today.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: Don't be afraid to find a friend and someone to show you what campus life is really like at CSU.

    Miranda TerryName: Miranda Terry
    Year: Sophomore
    Major: Business Management
    Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
    High School: De La Salle Institute & Hiram High School
    Campus Involvement: 2017-2018 Miss Chicago State University, President of Freshmen Leadership Involvement Organization (FLIO), Vice President of Campus Activities Board (CAB), CSU Ambassador
    Why did you choose CSU? I chose CSU because of the family feeling that I received when I first stepped foot onto campus.
    Word of advice for the incoming Freshmen: You came to CSU to get a quality education, so remember that you are a student before anything.