Leadership Honor Society
About the Leadership Honor Society
The NJCU Leadership Honor Society is a comprehensive program seeking to provide students with leadership development, training, education and community engagement. Armor works collaboratively with other NJCU partners to enhance skill development, facilitate co-curricular learning, and culturally responsive teaching. Through outreach we seek to develop visionary student leaders who will be prepared for a complex ever changing society.
Young Gifted and Black Student Leadership Institute - In conjunction with the Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center, The Young, Gifted and Black Student Institute (YGBS) supports, promotes and enhances the leadership, professional, personal and intellectual development of African, Afro-Caribbean and African American students. The YGBS convenes Black students interested in historical and current leadership throughout the Black community for the purposes of community development and leadership training. The program will assist in the recruitment and retention of students from these populations.
Latin X Student Leadership Institute - In collaboration with Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies, The LatinX Student Leadership Institute (LSLI) supports, promotes and enhances the leadership, professional, personal and intellectual development of the LatinX identified student population at NJCU. The LSLI) convenes LatinX students interested in historical and current leadership throughout the LatinX community for the purposes of community development and leadership training. The program will assist in the recruitment and retention of students from these populations.
The Rising Knight Institute - Implemented in fall 2018, RKI's mission is to support the growing needs of NJCU’s underrepresented and diverse Division III student-athlete cohort. RKI is centered in holistic leadership programming such as financial literacy, emotional well-being, career preparation, student-athlete identity, service learning and civic responsibility. Other offerings included service-learning opportunities and attendance at a variety of off-site workshops and presentations connecting Gothic Knight athletes with the greater Jersey City community.
Mastermind Program - The Masterminds honor those students who represent the mission of the New Jersey City University to the utmost. Members of The Masterminds honor a diverse group of students who have contributed to NJCU through their scholarship, leadership, integrity. They possess a great deal of awareness towards the university and the surrounding urban region. They are active participants and contributors to the extracurricular life at NJCU and have completed the Armor Leadership Academy. The Masterminds recognizes the highest level of leadership at New Jersey City University.
The Digital Business Classroom – Presented by the NJCU School of Business, this program provides current and prospective students topics, knowledge and leadership skills from disciplines throughout the School of Business. Connect with Faculty, major corporations and business professionals.
The Changebuilder Program - This statewide program provides students with an opportunity to impact their community and society at large through service related initiatives.