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Mike Harej

Mike Hardej

Director of  Student Leadership and Programming

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Mike (he/him/his pronouns) joined Clark University in 2019 as the Associate Director of Student Leadership and Programming. Originally from Connecticut, Mike received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Women’s Studies from the University of Connecticut. Mike went on to graduate from Colorado State University with a Master of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education. In this role, he provides support to clubs and organizations with the goal to assist students in developing events for campus. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies and TV, going to concerts, or painting.

Maria-Elisa Gallant

Maria-Elisa Gallant

Assistant Director for Student Leadership and Programming

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Maria began her career in higher education over ten years ago working with alumni. She first joined the Clark campus as assistant to the chief diversity officer and helped coordinate the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program. She then spent two years as assistant director of Alumni and Friends Engagement, working on affinity groups and programming, reunion class planning, and advising the Student Alumni Relations Committee. She has been an adviser to the Asian Culture Society, Muslim Student Association, and Middle Eastern and North African student groups. She remains an active mentor with the Sister in Stride affinity group for women of color on campus.

As assistant director of Student Leadership and Programming, she looks forward to continuing to work with student organizations and supporting their event and programming efforts for the campus community.

Meghan Harrington

Meghan Harrington

Assistant Director, Student Leadership and Programming

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Meghan (she/her/hers) joined Student Leadership and Programming at Clark University in the Summer of 2023 as an Assistant Director. Originally from Bellingham, MA, she earned her BA in Secondary Education and History from the University of Rhode Island, and her M.Ed. in Higher Education from Providence College. Her experience in higher education includes work in admissions, orientation, residential life, and career education. In her role with SLP, Meghan provides support to student clubs and oversees student leadership initiatives such as the Emerging Leaders Institute! In her free time, Meg enjoys baking and creating ridiculously long Spotify playlists.

Contact Information

Student Leadership and Programming

Office Location
  • Higgins University Center
    3rd Floor, Asher Suite
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

  • 1-508-793-7549