Center for Student Success


The Center for Student Success' focus is the retention, graduation, and employability of Bloomfield College students through collaborative academic support services. Located on the main quad, the Center for Student Success, CSS, comprises three grant-funded programs, three college departments and supports all other student support, grant-funded programs. Bloomfield College students have access to a team of professionals trained to provide academic assistance across the spectrum of needs for increased student success.

The purpose of CSS is:

  • To be an accessible academic support entity that fosters student engagement in diverse student success programming.
  • To provide current resources, strategies, and tools to faculty, staff and students to support student success efforts.
  • To be an information hub and resource for the college campus on the practices, models and frameworks that foster student success in higher education.
  • To uniform best, high impact practices across campus.

Leah Johnson
Leah Brown-Johnson
Exec Director-Center for Student Success
Center for Student Success

Leah Johnson is an educator and visionary. She holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology from Wesleyan University and a Masters degree in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has worked for institutions such as Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Purchase College, SUNY in academic services and career services respectively. She has over 15 years experience in non profit management working with youth in both Harlem, New York and Newark, NJ from 6th grade to college in academic support, college preparation and college transition and retention programs.

Rebecca Lutte
Rebecca Lutte
Director of Academic Success Coaching
Center for Student Success


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Click below for academic student support and student leadership activities and events sponsored by CSS and CSLE.

The Center for Student Success Supports Bloomfield College's High Impact Practices:

ePortfolio Capstone Courses & Projects First Year Seminar
Common Intellectual Experience(General Education Requirements)
Learning Communities Writing Intensive Courses
Collaborative Assignments & Projects Undergraduate Research
Diversity & Global Learning Service Learning/ Community Based Learning 

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