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:

Armor Leadership Academy

Student Government Association

The Center for Community Engagement

Gilligan Student Union

Campus Activities




Victor Delvalle, Assistant Director for Scheduling

Jeffrey Dessources, Director of the Center for Leadership Engagement

Robert Quinones, Assistant Director for Activities, Coordinator, Center for Community Engagement

Malvanie Williams, Evening Event Coordinator

Bridget Bardge, Program Assistant

Melissa Gutzmore, Center for Leadership Engagement 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
8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays

Summer Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Monday - Thursday

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Leadership & Engagement

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