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STUDENT INVOLVEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

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The mission of Student Involvement and Leadership is to complement the academic program of studies and enhance student involvement and development through diverse programs, activities, student organizations, leadership development, facilities and experiences which will contribute to the students total development.

Student Involvement and Leadership offers rigorous student development for higher expectations of students’ behavior; scholarly logic; diverse and multicultural programs; and recreational activities to promote social interaction as well as wellness.

Higher Expectations of Students Behavior – A student lounge with access to a broad-band technology network, Computer Lab, seminar room for meetings, game room, Italian Trio and Checkers restaurant.

Building an environment of aesthetic appearances helps to build a learning culture, leadership abilities and scholarly practices.

Scholarly Logic – An intellectual application of programs have been included through Lecture Series, Leadership Institute, Leadership Training and Development, Seminars, Workshop Series, Book Reviews, Weekly Public Forums, Debates and Lyceum Series. These types of events have added rigor to inculcate an atmosphere of scholarly performance and accomplishments. The programs also encourage students to engage in intellectual interactions and critical thinking.

Diverse and Multicultural Programs – The integration of cultural and diverse programming between the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership and the Office of International Programs and Studies has aligned events to promote student engagement and relations intended to reflect all cultures especially non-traditional and minority students. Such events allow students to learn other cultural differences and to get to know faculty, staff and administrators alike that are of a diverse background. Monthly activities are scheduled to enhance the balancing of academic and social activities.

Participation in the Social and Intellectual Life Programs – It requires participation in extracurricular activities such as cultural, civic events, collegial participation in a social atmosphere conducive to intellectual exchange, development and involvement in the university community.