Office of Student Leadership and Engagement | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Office of Student Leadership and Engagement


staff table at Student Leader Awards

Mission Statement

The mission of the NYU School of Engineering Office of Student Leadership & Engagement is to support the academic goals of the School by providing services and programs designed to enhance and maximize students’ co-curricular educational opportunities. All programs and services are designed and implemented with the aim of creating a rich educational environment, infused with the core values of: community engagement and civic responsibility; diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging; innovation and creative thinking; interpersonal and leadership development; and connection to the global university. The Office of Student Leadership & Engagement strives to increase student satisfaction in Brooklyn, assist in the retention of students leading to graduation, and provide opportunities for students to develop essential life skills.


Core Values

Aligned with the NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Students First strategic plan, the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement will promote a positive school climate that empowers students in regards to:

Community Engagement and Civic Responsibility
We believe in broadening the educational experience through active civic engagement and embracing the NYU tradition of being “a private university in the public service.”

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
We believe in developing a true sense of belonging among students by fostering an inclusive community that recognizes, supports, and encourages a diverse campus community.

Innovation and Creative Thinking
We believe in creating a collaborative environment that embraces interdisciplinary thought and social entrepreneurship, to support the development of creative leaders.

Interpersonal and Leadership Development
We believe in the holistic development of intellectual, emotional, and interpersonal skills that further individual and community growth.

Connection to the Global University
We believe in complementing and supporting the University's academic mission as an international center of scholarship, teaching, and research by connecting students to experiences and opportunities across the University, both here in New York City and around the world.


Contact Us

Office of Student Leadership & Engagement 
engagement.tandonstudentlife@nyu.edu
Phone: 646.997.3800
Fax: 646.997.3197

Location & Hours

We are located in LC 221 and LC 223.

The office is open weekdays (Monday - Friday) from 9am-5pm throughout the academic year, except for university holidays.

Staff Contacts

Brittney Anne Bahlman
Director, Student Leadership & Engagement
Office: LC 224
E-mail: bab14@nyu.edu 
Phone: 646-997-3353

Burnie Du Rant Jr.
Assistant Director
Office: LC 222
Email: bd2298@nyu.edu
Phone: 646-997-3972

Mike Burgo
Assistant Director
Office: LC 220
Email: mb4121@nyu.edu
Phone: 646-997-4149

Graduate Assistants
Office: LC221
Phone: 646-997-3800

  • Elisa Diaz - ed1920@nyu.edu
  • Jahmair Stewart - jss9877@nyu.edu
  • Jenna Schmidt - jns9795@nyu.edu
  • Lenny Cabral - dc4868@nyu.edu
  • Rebecca Gumpel - rag9098@nyu.edu
  • Yiting Zeng - yz7720@nyu.edu