West Windsor, N.J. – Students at Mercer had a great way to connect beyond the classroom this semester. The Leadership Education And Development (L.E.A.D.) Program sponsored by the Student Life and Leadership Office invited students to take part in community service activities and attend seminars that addressed their lives outside the classroom.
According to Student Life’s Jeannette Clugsten, who coordinated the program, “Our goal is to offer students an opportunity to focus on personal growth and enhance their sense of self. These are skills that will serve them as leaders in any environment,” she said, adding that 11 students actively participated.
The spring semester included monthly meetings, a wellness seminar, a diversity appreciation seminar, and two community service projects. One project, a February cookie sale, raised close to $230 for the First Day of School Foundation.