Institute Ambassadors

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Paul Simon Public Policy Institute lobby with photo of Paul Simon

Who are the PSPPI Ambassadors?

A registered student organization that operates through the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

The Ambassador group was formed to engage students on the SIU Carbondale campus with a broad range of interests, especially those who have an interest in learning more about public policy, government, politics, and civic participation. Any majors are welcome to join!

What do PSPPI Ambassadors do?

  • Assist at institute events
  • Promote the institute on campus
  • Student luncheons with guest speakers
  • Network and strengthen professional profiles
  • Help with research and outreach projects

Membership incentives include exclusive apparel, resume experience, and scholarship opportunities.

Applications are accepted at any time.

If you are looking for ways to get involved, email the staff advisor, Brittney Gant, at

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