At the culmination of each semester's Emerge Leadership Circle, students share their personal leadership philosophies. These philosophies are the culmination of a semester's learning and reflection, and each is as unique as the participant themselves.
Student Government President Mariel Mateo | Advocating for All Students Student Government Association (SGA) President Maribel Mateo has persisted through many struggles as a first-generation college student. However, she has not only survived, but thrived as a Worcester State student, and she is determined to advocate for students so that they also thrive here on campus. Maribel took the time to share her journey with us, and with you.
Assistant Professor of English Hardeep Sidhu, who was recently appointed Director of the Ethnic Studies program, discusses the importance of creating an inclusive campus environment both inside and outside the classroom.
Kate Surprenant is a passionate leader. She is a feminist and believes you have to put your heart into the work that you do. Kate is doing just that in her many roles here on campus, including her position as Women's Basketball Captain. Kate took the time to share her beautiful perspective on leadership with us.
Nigerian American Omolara Ojo is an extremely involved student leader at WSU. She understands the importance of incoming students seeing people that look like them in leadership roles on campus. Therefore, Omolara has dedicated her time at Worcester State to making sure this happens. She recently took some time to share her story with us. We are excited to share it with you.
Professor Emily Soltano is approaching 20 years as a faculty member here at Worcester State. She has had many exciting and challenging opportunities during her time here. She took the time to sit down with us and share some of the biggest lessons she’s learned along the way.
TWA President Manny Reyes-Ponce is continuing to make great contributions as a leader on campus, and feeling confident that this will be another great year at Worcester State.
WSU Alumnus Herman Servatius '18 discusses the importance of leadership in the surrounding community.