Current student ambassadors

Lexa Emans

Major: Communication Studies, Leadership Studies Certificate

Studied Abroad: Global Leadership: Sweden – Stockholm, SE Summer 2023

My name is Lexa! I am a sophomore here at Iowa State. I enjoy getting to know new people and love to learn more about different cultures! I love to travel, and I can’t wait to do more of it. I am passionate about getting involved in the community and promoting my study abroad experience. I am currently pursuing a Communication Studies major and getting a Leadership Studies certificate. I’m so excited to get to know other students and help them find the perfect program!

Visit with Lexa during Office Hours (341 Catt Hall):

Mondays 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Wednesdays 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Fridays 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P. M.

Jolly Carrera

Majors: Spanish and Linguistics, Minors: Russian and TESL

Studied Abroad: ISA Valencia, Spain / Paris: Intersection of Cultures

My name is Jolly! I am a Junior at ISU. I’ve been to many countries on study abroad trips and non-study abroad trips. My passion is traveling and learning about and getting to experience different cultures. I am excited to help others find their ideal study abroad experience.

Visit with Jolly during Office Hours (341 Catt Hall):

Mondays 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Fridays 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Contact a LAS Study Abroad Ambassador to learn more about study abroad from a student perspective!

Sign-up to be a program ambassador

Calling all students currently studying on a LAS Study Abroad program! Do you want to share your experience with others? If so, sign up to be an LAS Program Ambassador!

Sign up here!

LAS Program Ambassadors are featured on LAS Study Abroad social media accounts so the ISU community can follow along with you on your adventures and hopefully inspire other students to also study abroad. By signing up, you are agreeing to LAS Study Abroad contacting you to request photos and videos during your study abroad. All communication will be initiated through your ISU E-mail. We will send you helpful information for the type of content we post and how you can create that type of content yourself.

All content can be submitted to or by tagging us on Instagram @isulasstudyabroad.

Also, consider applying to be a Student Ambassador upon your return to Iowa State after your program ends. To inquire about position availability, contact LAS Study Abroad at

Contact a LAS Study Abroad Ambassador to learn more about study abroad from a student perspective!