Sister Marcella Binkowski, CSFN, EdD
Vice President for Student Life
Sister Marcella serves as the chief student life officer of the University. She is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe student environment conducive to learning; provides programs, services, and resources for building a sense of community; and allows students to fulfill their growth potential through responsible involvement in social responsibility, civic engagement, and service learning off campus, as well as in the total life of the university to reach student success upon graduation. Additionally, as vice president of student life, she administers policies and procedures of the university as they pertain to student conduct; moderates the Student Government Association to develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive leadership program for students; serves on university-wide committees as required; and acts as the Student Life representative at professional organization meetings.
EdD, Literacy Education: Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
MEd, Developmental and Remedial Reading: The Pennsylvania State University
BA, Elementary Education: Holy Family University.
Sister Marcella is a certified reading specialist and workshop leader for classroom organization and management. She has taught all levels of elementary education (Grade 1–8) in Philadelphia and its suburban areas and Florida. She has presented at various professional organization conferences in FL, MI, HI, TX, WA, DC, GA, LA, VA, TN, and Canada. Additionally, Sister Marcella has conducted educational workshops for both parochial and public schools in PA, OH, and TN. Her latest research was the role as lead researcher with other colleagues on a report for an alternative high school. She has been included in the 8th and 9th editions of Who's Who Among America's Teachers and in the Manchester Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Education. She maintains associate professor status and belongs to NASPA and ACPA professional organizations for Student Affairs personnel. Sister Marcella also currently serves on the 8th Police District Advisory Council, which meets the first Wednesday of the month.
Office: Campus Center, Room 208