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Honors Ambassador Profiles


SAM ALSHARIF, PRESIDENTName: SAM ALSHARIF, PRESIDENT

Hometown: JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA

Major: BIOLOGY (with a concentration in biotechnology)

Minor: CHEMISTRY

Year: SENIOR

Honors Program: INTERNATIONAL

What’s your favorite thing about being an honors student?:
Honors students are able to balance their social and academic life effectively. We know when to have fun on campus and when we need to be focused and studious.

What’s your favorite thing about Greensboro?:
Greensboro is one of the most diverse cities in North Carolina and it has so much culture. Walking around downtown is one my favorite activities where you can experience that culture.

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?:
Sydney, Australia

My advice for prospective Honors students is:
Try to give the same passion to everything on your campus, whether it is your studies or involvements. By getting involved with the organizations you like and finding ways to make studying fun, you can excel and get that 4.0.

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