Center for Leadership and Engagement

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Center for Leadership and Engagement

As a part of the Division of Student Affairs, The Center for Leadership and Engagement serves as a centralized connector, convener, and collaborator to provide students with the resources needed to improve in the areas of leadership development and engagement on and off campus.

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Mission & Vision Statement

The Center for Leadership & Engagement serves as the hub for Leadership Development at NJCU. We guide our students and other NJCU departments in their facilitation of programming and training that engage our students in developing their leadership capacity.

Our vision is to provide a dynamic, culturally responsive center for the pursuit and integration of leadership and engagement within the entire NJCU community and beyond.

The Center for Leadership & Engagement promotes student growth through the following areas within the university:

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Jeffrey Dessources, Director

Victor Delvalle, Assistant Director, GSUB Operations

Malvanie Williams, Assistant Director of Media Services and Technology 

Ashley Lemon, Associate Director of Leadership and Engagement

Bianca Cribeiro, Fraternity and Sorority Life/Student Activities Coordinator and Student Government Program Assistant

Aisha Rathore, Assistant Director for Leadership and Engagement 

Center for Leadership and Engagement
2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd
Gilligan Student Union Room 109
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Spring and Fall Semester Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays

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