The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business selected Bee Thao of Sheridan as a student ambassador.

“Student ambassadors represent the college in the community and on campus,” according to a news release. “Students are nominated by faculty and have an excellent academic record.”

Ambassadors have opportunities to meet the business community and alumni to learn about leadership and career development.

“Thao was selected from a competitive pool of applicants,” according to the release. “Thao is a junior business information systems major. Originally from Milwaukee, Thao decided to move to Arkansas two years ago to pursue his bachelor’s degree. He also wanted to move to Little Rock to spend time with his grandparents. He graduated with an associate’s degree from UA Pulaski Tech.”