Student Ethics Ambassadors

Student Ethics Ambassadors

Become an Ethical Leader
Student Ethics Ambassadors

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS has created a unique opportunity for students to engage in the ethics initiative, partner with an ethics fellow, and gain program based work experience.  

Students who are selected to participate in this unique opportunity will be paired with a Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Fellow Faculty Member to create ethics programs, conferences, and/or curriculum to be delivered to UCCS and the greater southern Colorado DFEI community.  

 

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The application deadline for Spring 2022 is December 1, 2021.

Ethics Initiative Principles

Learn more about the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS. 

Learn more about Student Ethics Ambassadors.

Are you a student interested in working with an Ethics Fellow? Learn more about the DFEI Ethics Fellows.

Meet Our 2021-2022 Ambassadors!

Sabrina Estrada
Sabrina Estrada
Student Ethics Ambassador for the
College of Education.
Cameryn Fox
Cameryn Fox
Student Ethics Ambassador for the College of Business
Delaney Gust
Delaney Gust
Student Ethics Ambassador for The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS College of Business
Michaela Herring
Michaela Herring
Student Ethics Ambassador for the
College of Business
Michaela Petti
Michaela Petti
Student Ethics Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS College of Business
Beth Rockwell
Beth Rockwell
Student Ethics Ambassador for the
College of Education

Student Ethics Ambassadors

Academic Year 2021-2022
  • Sabrina Estrada

    Sabrina Estrada

    Sabrina is currently a 2nd year Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate student at UCCS, currently focusing on experiential and equine-assisted psychotherapy. Prior to her beginning her graduate program, she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Texas A&M University. Sabrina is currently a graduate assistant for Campus Connections, a therapeutic mentorship program within the College of Education. As well as, on the executive board for UCCS's Chi Upsilon Sigma chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, an international counseling academic and professional honor society. She is excited about the opportunity to serve as an ethics ambassador and what is in store for this academic year.

    Ethics Fellow

    Cortny Stark

  • Cameryn Fox

    Cameryn Fox

    I’m from Colorado Springs. I’m currently pursuing a degree in finance and a minor in marketing. I am also apart of phi sigma sigma. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Thomas Wahl

  • Delaney Gust

    Delaney Gust

    Delaney is in her last year attending UCCS. She is pursuing a degree in accounting and a minor in management. During her time being an ambassador, she has attended many ethical events, participated in the annual case competition and met many people through her Student Center for the Public Trust Vice President position.

    She has also helped Dr. Tracy Gonzalez-Padron work on events throughout the 2020-2021 school year.

    Ethics Fellow

    Tracy Gonzalez-Padron (Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS)

  • Michaela Herring

    Michaela Herring

    Michaela Herring is in pursuit of her MBA in Service Management at UCCS, with an expected graduation date of spring 2023. Her passion is centered around events and hospitality and is currently working full-time as the Assistant Director of Campus Services at Corban University in Salem, Oregon. Michaela’s hobbies include hiking, CrossFit and any other adventure that may present itself. She loves trying new things and challenging herself daily, but finds the most thrill in serving others well. Her ultimate goal is to have her own business where she can coordinate events that cultivate an unforgettable experience to all those who attend. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Lauren Hallaron

  • Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti is a College of Business undergraduate student pursuing an emphasis in finance with a minor in pre-law. Along with being an Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, Michaela is also a officer in the Student Center for the Public Trust and was elected the Vice President of Community Service for the business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Tracy Gonzalez-Padron (Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS)

  • Anneliese Rice

    Coming soon!

    Ethics Fellow

    Cortny Stark

  • Beth Rockwell

    Beth Rockwell

    Beth is currently a 2nd year School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate student at UCCS. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Human Services from UCCS. She is also currently a graduate assistant for Campus Connections, a therapeutic mentorship program through the College of Education. Beth is extremely excited to continue working with students and integrating ethics into her curriculum as a future school counselor.

    Ethics Fellow

    Cortny Stark

Academic Year 2020-2021
  • Morgan Bergquist

    Morgan Bergquist

    I am a current ethics student ambassador for the Sports Management Department. I am a senior from Colorado Springs and pursuing a degree in Sport Management. I am also on the board of the Sport Management Activities Council. I am excited for this semester and to represent the Sport Management Department.

    Ethics Fellow

    Spencer Harris

  • Roxaly Diaz Delgado

    Roxaly Diaz Delgado

    Roxaly Diaz Delgado is an international student from Venezuela who is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Innovation in Inclusive Early Childhood Education as a junior student. Alongside being an Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, Roxaly is also growing her leadership as a scholar in the Chancellor’s Leadership Class (CLC) through intentful community service and focused leadership development. Additionally, Roxaly was also elected as the Senator for the College of Education for the upcoming 2020-2021 term within the Student Government Association (SGA) at UCCS. Above all, Roxaly is passionate about serving others as a leader and she is especially excited to continue to foster such skills as she embarks herself on this new journey as an Ethics Student Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative.

    Ethics Fellow

    Colleen Stiles

  • Kevin Dlugos

    Kevin Dlugos

    This Fall, Kevin will enter his second year at UCCS, pursuing his Masters in Public Administration at the School of Public Affairs. Kevin spent the past few years working in the Non-Profit sector for Woza Soccer. He spent most of his time with Woza working on sustainable community development projects abroad in Costa Rica, using soccer as a tool to build relationships and catalyze social change. 

    Prior to his time with Woza, Kevin earned his Bachelors in Health Sciences at The Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington, where he played for the men’s soccer team. Soccer remains a constant in Kevin’s life as he hopes to return for his sixth year coaching both the Women’s and Men’s soccer teams at Manitou Springs High School. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Regina Winters

    Impact

    School of Public Affairs Ethics Case Bank

    The School of Public Affairs Ethics Case Bank is sponsored by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at the UCCS College of Business. The ethics case bank is the work of a 2020-2021 student ethics ambassador, Kevin Dlugos. Within the School Of Public Affairs ethics case bank are a number of cases that explore the unethical practices of government, public, and nonprofit sector organizations and administrators and apply Daniels Fund Ethics Principles, including integrity, trust, accountability, transparency, fairness, respect, rule of law, and viability in the evaluation of these practices

  • Geffen Ferszt

    Geffen Ferszt

    My name is Geffen Moser Ferszt, I am a Clinical Psychology Masters student here at UCCS. I did my Bachelors of Science at Colorado State University in Clinical Psychology with minors in Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Gerontology. I am a lab instructor for PSY 2110. A little about my background, my mother is from Israel and my father is from Paraguay; I am planning to use this DFEI position to focus on diversity issues. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Sara Qualls

  • Cameryn Fox

    Cameryn Fox

    I’m from Colorado Springs. I’m currently pursuing a degree in finance and a minor in marketing. I am also apart of phi sigma sigma. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Thomas Wahl

  • Emilie Fox

    Emilie Fox

    I am beginning my second year of my double masters degree of Criminal Justice and Public Administration with a certificate in National Intelligence Security. I currently also work with the Office of First Year Experience as a Graduate Success Coach and love the opportunity to work with first year students! I received my undergraduate degree in Sociology from West Texas A&M University. After graduation from UCCS, my goal is to start my career as a Criminal Investigator with the end goal of becoming a Title IX Coordinator! I am very grateful and excited to have this opportunity and to see how I can implement it within my future career!

    Ethics Fellow

    Cortny Stark

  • Alex Fredrich

    Alex Fredrich

    Student Ethics Ambassador for the Department of Sports Management

    Ethics Fellow

    Spencer Harris

  • Shewli Ghosh

    Shewli Ghosh

    Shewli Ghosh is pursuing a degree in Computer Science with interest in Cyber Security. Through the Daniels Fund Ethics initiative, Shewli plans on curating an in-depth knowledge of how to ensure safety and security in a world online. As a part of the UCCS track team and a women of color, Shewli is dedicated to making a difference through exploring ethics as an ambassador in the spring of 2021.

    Ethics Fellow

    Colleen Stiles

  • Delaney Gust

    Delaney Gust

    In the spring of 2020, I earned my associate degree and am very excited for my next chapter attending UCCS this fall. Having been given the opportunity to be a part of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Student Ambassador program I am excited to embark on the adventures that are part of this program. I will be pursuing my bachelor's degree in accounting and am eager to jump into the student life of the campus and explore all the opportunities UCCS has to offer.

    Ethics Fellow

    Tracy Gonzalez-Padron (Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS)

  • Makayla Montague

    Makayla Montague

    I am academically sophomore at UCCS this year, however this is my first year attending UCCS. I am pursing a degree in nursing and am on the pre-nursing track as of now. I am excited to be given the opportunity to be an Ethics Student Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS COB and to hopefully explore more about ethics in the medical profession.

    Ethics Fellow

    Dan Lykins 

  • Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti is a College of Business undergradute student pursuing an emphasis in finance with a minor in pre-law. Along with being an Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, Michaela is also the President of the Student Center for the Public Trust and was just elected the Vice President of Community Service for the business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Tracy Gonzalez-Padron (Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS)

  • Morgan Pracht

    Morgan Pracht

    Morgan Pracht is a senior in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, majoring in Strategic Communication. After graduation, she plans to attend law school and work as a public interest lawyer, fighting for those who are underrepresented in the U.S. justice system. One of the highlights of her college experience was being among those selected to represent American college students on a trip to Israel.

    Throughout her time at UCCS, Morgan has competed with the Ethics Bowl team, which finds ethical solutions to real-world dilemmas. That experience has helped her to learn the value of ethics for making decisions and solving problems. She is thrilled to work with the Ethics Bowl team as a Student Ethics Ambassador.

    Ethics Fellow

    Jennifer Kling

  • Ali Singer

    Ali Singer

    Ali Singer is pursuing her MBA with a Healthcare emphasis through the online program at UCCS. She works as a full-time pharmacist at Valley View Hospital and fills in part time at Colorado State Infusion. She has a passion for serving the underprivileged and making patients feel at ease during their hospital stay. Ali enjoys spending time with her husband, Bridger, and 3-year-old son, Bruce, by going on hikes, hunting, fishing, or any other form of physical activity. She looks forward to graduating in the fall of 2021 and pursuing a management position in pharmacy or the hospital setting.

    Ethics Fellow

    Meghan Stidd

  • Gabriella Tachis

    Gabriella Tachis<

    Gabby is a senior in the College of Business pursuing a degree in Sport Management. As an ethics ambassador, she will evaluate the governance of National Governing Bodies of sport to help ensure the safety of athletes and promote positive change within the Olympic Movement. She has seen the importance of ethics in sport with her time as an intern at the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency working towards the goal of clean sport. She is very excited to join the ethics ambassador program for the fall of 2020!

    Ethics Fellow

    Spencer Harris

  • AJ Vafiades

    AJ Vafiades

    Abigael (AJ) Vafiades is a Fall 2020 graduate in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Visual & Performing Arts with a dual concentration in Dance and Theater and a Management minor. She is the first Student Ethics Ambassador for the Theatre and Dance department. As an ambassador, she has been partnering with the chair of the department, Kevin Landis, to assist him with Prologue; a series of talks by esteemed guests in the theatre and dance world. She helps host discussions with the speakers covering prominent ethical issues and encourages other departments to attend and get involved with Prologue. She is also the Vice President for UCCS’s chapter of the Student Center for Public Trust.

    Ethics Fellow 

    Kevin Landis

  • Noelle Windesheim

    Noelle Windesheim

    Noelle Windesheim is a senior in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences pursing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational and Strategic Communication with a minor in Leadership with plans to graduate in December 2020. Upon graduation she plans to go work for the National Park Service and be a Park Ranger. As a junior, she interned at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska. During her time there, she learned more about the world of ethics and ethical dilemmas and started to learn more about how to deal with ethical problems and come up with ethical solutions. Being a Student Ethics Ambassador brought an additional opportunity to continue to practice and learn about ethics.

    Ethics Fellow

    Katie Sullivan

Academic Year 2019-2020
  • Lexie Greitzer

    Lexie Greitzer

    Before beginning her graduate program here at UCCS, Lexie received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and a minor in Exercise Science from Indiana University. Currently, she is a second year Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences student, pursuing her Master of Sciences in Sports Nutrition. 

    Lexie promotes wellness beyond her classes; she is a member of Sustainability, Wellness & Learning (SWELL) which is a campus food initiative as well as the Flying Carrot Food Literacy Program on campus. Additionally, she is an avid runner and was a UCCS Athlete on the Women's Cross County and Track and Field teams. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Nanna Meyer

  • Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti

    Michaela Petti is a College of Business undergradute student pursuing an emphasis in finance with a minor in pre-law. Along with being an Ambassador for the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, Michaela is also the President of the Student Center for the Public Trust and was just elected the Vice President of Community Service for the business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Tracy Gonzalez-Padron (Director of the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program at UCCS)

  • Abigail Solis

    Abigail Solis

    Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Student Ambassador, Abigail E. Solis, is set to graduate May 15, 2020, with a Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Services with a Clinical Mental Health Counseling/Addiction emphasis. She has received one of two Student Achievement Awards for the Spring 2020 graduating class. During her time at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs as a DFEI Student Ambassador, Abigail has implemented the DFEI principals in her work with Campus Connections. Campus Connections is a program ran by the UCCS Counseling Department that pairs UCCS students and community youth in mentor-mentee relationships throughout the semester, providing one-on-one therapeutic mentoring. Abigail has also applied the DFEI principals in her internship at the Mt. Carmel Veteran Service Center behavioral health program. Mt. Carmel Veteran Service Center is a non-profit organization that assists service members, veterans, and their family members with multiple supportive services, one of the services being behavioral health. After graduation, Abigail will work at Colorado Motion as a counselor with a predominantly youth population providing individual and experiential therapy. Abigail will be applying to PhD Counselor Education programs with the goal of becoming a professor one day. 

    Ethics Fellow

    Diane Stutey

  • AJ Vafiades

    AJ Vadiades

    Abigael (AJ) Vafiades is a Fall 2020 graduate in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Visual & Performing Arts with a dual concentration in Dance and Theater and a Management minor. She is the first Student Ethics Ambassador for the Theatre and Dance department. As an ambassador, she has been partnering with the chair of the department, Kevin Landis, to assist him with Prologue; a series of talks by esteemed guests in the theatre and dance world. She helps host discussions with the speakers covering prominent ethical issues and encourages other departments to attend and get involved with Prologue. She is also the Vice President for UCCS’s chapter of the Student Center for Public Trust.

    Ethics Fellow 

    Kevin Landis

  • Noelle Windesheim

    Noelle Windesheim

    Noelle Windesheim is a senior in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences pursing a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational and Strategic Communication with a minor in Leadership with plans to graduate in December 2020. Upon graduation she plans to go work for the National Park Service and be a Park Ranger. As a junior, she interned at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska. During her time there, she learned more about the world of ethics and ethical dilemmas and started to learn more about how to deal with ethical problems and come up with ethical solutions. Being a Student Ethics Ambassador brought an additional opportunity to continue to practice and learn about ethics.

    Ethics Fellow

    Katie Sullivan