Center for Leadership and Engagement

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The 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.

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:

Campus Activities




Jeffrey Dessources, Director

Victor Delvalle, Assistant Director, GSUB Operations

Malvanie Williams, Evening Coordinator

Ashley Lemon, Coordinator of Leadership and Student Government

Bridget Bardge, Program Assistant

Emily Inserra, Campus Activities Coordinator

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

Spring and Fall Semester Hours: 
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays

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Leadership & Engagement

Orientation day
Student playing baseball
Student Singing