- Margo F. Souza Student Leadership Center
- Fraternity and Sorority Life
Steve Lerer is the Associate Director of Student Life, overseeing the ASUCM, fraternity and sorority life and the Margo Souza Student Leadership Center at UC Merced. He received his bachelor's in psychology and criminal justice from Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. He earned his master's in college student personnel at Bowling Green State University.
Steve worked as a resident director at UC Riverside, where he was elected vice president and president of the UC Riverside Staff Assembly. Steve has served on the NASPA Region VI Advisory Board as the Knowledge Community Coordinator where he oversaw the appointment and development of regional representatives to the 28 knowledge communities. Steve was also a committee member for the 2012 and 2014 NASPA Western Regional conferences.
Steve's future plans include pursuing a Ph.D in higher education administration. Steve is also a father, triathlete, adventure racer and food enthusiast.