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Student Leadership and Professional Development

This initiative will spearhead the inception and execution of a comprehensive student leadership and professional development experience at St. Francis College, led by the Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Professional Development. This work will allow for a broader scope of intervention in student retention and significantly increase collaboration.

There are three main components of this initiative for the 20-21 school year.

  1. Student Leadership Academy: The Leadership Academy will be a comprehensive, 4 year, student leadership experience that will focus on three key pillars; (1) academic excellence (2) career and professional preparedness (3) personal and leadership development.
  • Annual student leadership conference.
  • Cross train student leaders from all areas of campus.
  • Produce and apply a student-centered professional development curriculum, including academic success, career exploration, professional development and leadership.
  1. Onboarding and the First Year Experience
  • Academic Student Leadership Team
    • Student leaders
      • SFC 1001 Peer Mentors
      • Student Representatives
      • Mental Health Peer Advocates
  • SFC 1001: First Year Seminar
    •  Curriculum and special projects
      • Title IX
      • Allyship: How To Show Up For Humans Different From Yourself
      • Direct Service Project
    • Instructor support
    • Peer Mentor training
  1. Leadership Training & Professional Development Programs
  • Provide customized workshops, seminars and programming for any department or office on campus by request.
  • Create and facilitate a shared experience for student leaders; including significant cross training, professional development, community building events, service learning and direct action projects.
  • Provide intensive student professional development to students at all levels in one-on-one, small group, workshop and full-day, large group event formats.
  • Support training and professional development for student employees across campus.
  • Coordinate with faculty, staff, administrators, community members, local businesses and nonprofits to host events and carry out projects in support of student learning and leadership development.

Contact Information

Meaghan Davis
Assistant Director
Student Leadership & Professional Development
mdavis6@sfc.edu

Meet Your 20-21 Student Leadership Team

Jennifer Riddo**

peerleaders@sfc.edu       

Peer Team Leader

Chelsea Flemming**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor - International

Tehilla Seuraj**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor - International

Tamika Seuraj**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

SFC 1001 Peer Mentor - International

Karime Rincon**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor - Maguire Scholars

Lexis Ortiz**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor - Student Athletes

Kiara Moran**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Tolulope Atolagbe**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Maeve Conlon**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Melissa Gonzalez**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Damya Watson**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Janeen Rico**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Xena Cuevas**

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SFC 1001 Peer Mentor

Gabriella Pagan**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

Transfer Student Representative

Leslie Mendez

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Post Traditional Student Representative

Miranda Inzerelli**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

Graduate Student Representative

Helen Skipper

peerleaders@sfc.edu

Post Prison/Evening Student Representative  

Jeanette Toledo**

peerleaders@sfc.edu

Post Prison Student Representative

** Mental Health Peer Advocate