|Clayton L. Walton M.Ed.|
Clayton L Walton has spent the last fifteen years working in numerous positions where he has constructed program initiatives and student development models geared toward challenging students to intentionally engage their college experience. A New Jersey native Clayton L. Walton graduated from St. John's University (Queens Campus) with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and minors in Secondary Education and Social Work. He began his career in higher education as a Student Program Coordinator in the St. John's University Office of Student Activities where he was selected to participate in the NASPA Multicultural Undergraduate Fellows Program.
Upon graduation, he attended the University of Maryland at College Park where he received his Masters of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services. Clayton served as the Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Leadership before assuming the role as the Assistant Director of Students Activities at John Jay College of Criminal Justice within the City University of New York system.
Committed to making a difference in his hometown, he stepped into the position as the Assistant Dean of the Office of Student Life and Leadership at Rutgers University Newark Campus, where he spent two years reshaping the student development, advising and programming philosophy. Currently the Associate Dean/Director of the Paul Robeson Campus Center, he has introduced a building wide agenda that addresses the necessity for Urban Campus Centers and Unions to facilitate a student development philosophy that challenges students to engage the campus and surrounding community.
"I'm committed to encouraging and supporting our students to be competitive professionals, committed alumni and social change agents. My goal is to create programs, initiatives and services that meet the academic, social, political, and cultural needs of an involving student population."