4: Cultivate an empowered & engaged campus community
The Office of Student Activities implemented the CollegiateLink club management system
and marketed the system to Lehigh students, faculty and staff. The Hub, a virtual campus
center, was launched in August 2009.
Upper class students were assigned first and second year students to mentor through the Community Services Office.
The Community Service Office hired 18 staff members and trained staffers and students in the CSO
philosophy, the five critical elements of service, community voice and the management of service trips.
Make and Take weekly daytime programs averaged attendance of more than 150 students, with some
events drawing as many as 280 students. Other weekly programs were managed by Student Activities
and held in Lamberton Hall.
The Office of Residence Life increased the size of the Gryphon applicant pool by nearly 19
percent-more than double the office's strategic goal.
A partnership with Student Voice, an organization specializing in higher education assessment
techniques, was formed, and the Dean of Students staff was trained to utilize the new tools.
Counseling Center launched the inaugural programming of the Peak Performance Training Center
and worked closely with athletic departments administrators, coaches and sports teams on peak
performance, leadership development and other issues.