Community Engagement & Leadership

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About Community Engagement & Leadership

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History

There has been a volunteer office at SMU since the mid-1970s, which later merged with the SMU Women's Center.  In 2003, the Leadership & Community Involvement (LCI) Office was formed which tied the community service and service-learning aspects (formerly with the Women's Center) with the leadership initiatives housed in the Student Activities Center. LCI was housed on the third floor of Hughes-Trigg in Suite 318. In August 2011, the department relocated to Suite 200 with the Hegi Family Center for Career Development and underwent a renaming process to become the Community Engagement & Leadership Center.

Mission

The Community Engagement & Leadership Center cultivates student leaders through education and transformational experiences that equip them to impact positive social change.

2014-15 Student Leaders 

Mustang Heroes President: Anna Norkett
Alternative Breaks Student Director: Jessica Chu