In the weeks leading up to NISTS 2024, we're highlighting the transfer stories of this year's National Transfer Student Ambassador award winners. All four students will attend the conference in St. Louis and participate in a student panel conversation. You can read more about Ashton's story and meet the other 2024 ambassadors on the NISTS Blog.
NISTS 2024 National Transfer Student Ambassador: Ashton Husband
In this pre-conference conversation, Ashton describes his transfer journey from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to the University of Southern Mississippi. He originally dreamed of playing college football but ultimately made the shift to meaningful campus involvement and leadership instead. Ashton was interviewed by NISTS 2024 Curriculum Planning Committee member Dr. Chandra Davis from the University of South Florida.
About the interviewer: Dr. Chandra Davis is the Education and Operations Manager in the Office of Transfer Student Success at the University of South Florida. She is also an instructor, with almost 20 years of higher education experience. Being a transfer student herself, Dr. Davis has dedicated her career to supporting Transfer Student Success. Her research focuses on non-traditional students, specifically Transfer Students and the impacts of the Excess Credit Hour Surcharge. In addition to this, her other areas of interest include global perspectives, cultural awareness, mentorship programs and innovation in learning. Dr. Davis is a proud Bull and USF Alumnus earning her Bachelor’s, Masters and Doctorate Degrees, all from the University of South Florida.
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