Calvin L. Smith, Jr., MBA
Sr. Director, Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development
Calvin joined the Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development (LEED) team in February of 2019. He has a strong background in student organization management, student programming, involvement, leadership development, and large-scale programming. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the LEED office which includes, Leadership Development, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Organizations, Student Government Association, Student Lecture Series, Programming Boards, Large-Scale University Programming/Traditions, and Hopkins Groups. Calvin will ensure that students have meaningful opportunities to engage, lead, and develop with the campus, and greater Baltimore community, through their student organizational experience.
Most recently, Calvin served as the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Johns Hopkins University, an established fraternity and sorority community dating back to 1877. The community currently has over 27 chapters comprised of approximately 1500 students, which makes up 30% of the undergraduate population at JHU. Additionally, he was the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Towson University. While at Towson, Calvin advised over 34 chapters comprised of approximately 2600 students. He primarily focuses on the overall development and growth of nationally recognized fraternities and sororities on campus. He began his career in pharmaceutical and corporate sales, marketing, and management for six years before transitioning into higher education in the fall of 2011.
Calvin L. Smith, Jr., a Norfolk, Virginia native, holds a B.S. from the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware and an MBA from the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University.
Clifton Strengths: Activator | Maximizer | Communication | Arranger | Relator