The mission of the
Office of Student Life and Development shall be to enhance the
overall collegiate experience and support the general mission
of Lincoln University in the areas of technological, intellectual,
social, and cultural development. Identifying each opportunity
to assist in the personal and professional development of our
students, we will provide students with opportunities for advancement
in the areas of leadership, management and planning, networking,
as well as assist in the understanding of current trends and
issues through programs and activities. Additionally, the Office
of Student Life and Development will seek to continually improve
the University environment by providing ongoing events which
are designed to build community relations, school pride, and
increase physical and intellectual abilities.
The Office of Student
Life and Development currently consists of several components:
student activities and events, student recreation and intramural
sports, student organizations, and student development. Through
these particular areas the office has sought to provide the
University community with diversified activities, which students
might engage in, to promote camaraderie amongst the student
population and visiting alumni, as well as aid in the development
of leadership and interpersonal skills, social and cultural
office will enhance student life and develop student leadership
through an array of program options, as well as leadership opportunities
such as the positions of Student Activities Assistants to assist
with the ongoing responsibilities of the office as it serves
the campus at large and Student Leader Ambassadors to assist
with the New Student Orientation and First Year Empowerment
The vision of the
Office of Student Life and Development is to create and maintain
a comprehensive program where students’ personal, professional,
and social development will be enhanced through workshops, programs,
and activities. Through interaction with the largest population
of student leaders, the office will seek to add to the store
of knowledge, understanding that any interaction with students
serves as a learning opportunity for student leadership.
Assist in the overall development of students to ensure preparedness
for a global society and support of their academic pursuits.
Maintain and manage a calendar of events, activities, and programs.
Develop the leadership abilities of the University community
through ongoing leadership and personal development.
Assist in the program planning and event management of all student
Provide personal and environmental developmental program and
activities from the University community throughout the academic
Develop the skills and assist in the professional preparedness
of the student leadership.
Educate students in the area of sexual, alcohol, and behavioral
awareness and prevention