Student Engagement
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We believe that engagement and leadership are interconnected and lead to a life-long journey of learning, leading and engagement in the larger global society. Leaders have the responsibility to cultivate inclusive communities that respect the dignity and worth of all individuals and act with integrity. Our programs and services focus on creating seamless learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that enhance the personal, educational, leadership, cultural and social development of students at Elizabeth City State University. 

Mission Statement

The Department of Student Engagement and Leadership provides programs and services that support student’s leadership development, cultivate seamless learning experiences, and promote engagement in meaningful co-curricular activities. 

Vision Statement

The Department of Student Engagement and Leadership envisions a future where students and alumni are:

  • active and engaged citizens that lead with integrity.
  • leaders that empower others to develop their skills and talents.
  • collaborative and cultivate relationships with diverse communities to attain positive change.

Guiding Principles

Education: connecting in-class learning and cocurricular experiences with faculty, staff and students.
Engagement: involvement in cocurricular and service opportunities on campus and in the community.
Embrace: understanding self-awareness of identity and appreciating the diversity within cultural communities.
Empowerment: developing strengths and skills through leadership development and training to understand their potential and maximize their abilities.