Residence Life Staff

The Director of Residence Life oversees all aspects of the Residence Life Program at Misericordia University. Working in conjunction with the Assistant Director, the office is responsible for providing students with a well maintained, safe and positive environment in which to live.

Each building is supervised by a professional Resident Director (RD) who is a live-in graduate student. Resident Assistants (RAs) are upper class student members of the Residence Life Staff, who are assigned and reside in the residential facilities / areas.

Staff members are well trained and committed to meeting the needs of all residents. They are responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive residential community and are available to listen to concerns. ranging from roommate difficulties to the physical condition of a students' room They also act as referral agents and direct students to the appropriate offices for the resources offered at the University. The staff also provides residents with a wide range of recreational, educational, and cultural programs that support the University's mission.

Central Office Staff

Donna M. Ellis, Director of Residence Life

M.S - Education - Administration & Supervision - St. John's University

B.S. Education - College Misericordia

Angelo J. Nudo, Interim Director of Residence Life

M.ED - Student Affairs in Higher Education - Administration - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

B.S. Education - Secondary Education - Citizenship Education - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Dominick de Matteo, Area Coordinator of Residence Life

M.S. - Organizational Management - Misericordia University

B.A. - Technical Theater & Production Management - Centenary College of New Jersey

Laura Angeline, Administrative Assistant

Resident Directors (RDs)

Ewelina Taran, Resident Director - Alumnae/McGowan Halls

B.S - Counseling & Human Services, Concentrations in Peace & Justice & Human Development - University of Scranton

Kayla Tiley, Resident Director - Gildea Hall

B.S in Communication Studies with a Concentration in Interpersonal Communication - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Brandon Winslow, Resident Director - MacDowell Hall, Townhouse Complex & Lake St. Houses

B.A - Sociology with a Concentration in Applied Sociology - Widener University

Cory Vogeli, Resident Director - McHale Hall

B.A - Mathematics - Misericordia University

Resident Assistants (RAs)

There are very few jobs at Misericordia as challenging , interesting, and rewarding as that of a Resident Assistant (RA). RAs are an integral part of our Residence Life program. They are paraprofessionals who are required to live within a community and work toward the goals and objectives set forth by the Office of Residence Life. To do so involves energy, self discipline, control and commitment. Among the skills and/or characteristics needed to be an RA are: good judgment, knowledge of self, time management, a sense of humor, flexibility, and the abilities to communicate effectively, work under pressure, and understand the needs of residents. As an RA, you will have endless opportunities for learning new skills, developing a greater respect of self and others, becoming more self-sufficient, and meeting and making new friends.

# of RAs at Misericordia: 31

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