Meet Our Staff

Fr. Bernie Scianni, O.S.A.


Fr. Bernie Scianna, O.S.A., Ph.D

Director 
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108
610.519.6493  
bernard.scianna@villanova.edu

Fr. Bernie is the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Office of Student Life. He is a Graduate of Villanova (BA A&S '87) where he was involved with the Band and Campus Ministry. He has two Masters: St. Xavier University (MA in Education '93) and Catholic Theological Union (M.Div. in Theology '93) both in Chicago, his native home. He was also ordained to the Priesthood in 1993.  He received his Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma (Ph.D. in Educational Studies '06) while he was Headmaster of the Augustinian Prep School in Tusla. He has recently completed two terms as the Provincial of the Midwest Augustinians in Chicago (2010--18) where he oversaw the personnel, planning and advancement of the Augustinians in the Midwest U.S., Canada and Peru, and two terms on the Villanova Board of Trustees (2008--18) where he served on the Academic Affairs, Communication, Advancement and Athletic Committees. He was also the first Prior of the Federation of Augustinians of North America (FANA 2012--16) that was established to promote greater collaboration between the Provinces of the U.S. and Canada. 

Fr. Bernie enjoys time with his family at the lake and fishing, as well as travel, Broadway Musicals, Chicago Sports (especially Blackhawks and Cubs) and Villanova Basketball. 

 

Brooke Goodman


Sarah Hernandez

Assistant Director 
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108

610.519.7282
sarah.a.hernandez@villanova.edu

Sarah works as an Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Office of Student Life. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2011 and went on to receive her Masters of Education from Kutztown University. She is affiliated with Sigma Kappa Sorority and serves as the primary chapter advisor for her undergraduate chapter. In her free time, Sarah loves to cook, read, travel, visit friends, and watch football.

 

Eric Goins


Eric Goins

Assistant Director 
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108
610.519.7285
eric.goins@villanova.edu

Eric serves as an Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Office of Student Life. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2013 with a degree in Psychology, and went on to pursue his Masters in Higher Education at Florida State University. He is affiliated with and helped found his chapter of Beta Upsilon Chi Fraternity. Eric is an avid reality television fan, enthusiastic about college football, and spends most of his free time at the gym, reading, or finding a Netflix show to binge.

 

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Olivia Farkas

Coordinator
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108
610.519.4373
olivia.farkas@villanova.edu

Olivia serves as the Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Office of Student Life. She graduated from Temple University in 2017 and and went on to receive her Masters in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with and helped found her chapter of Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity, and currently volunteers as a National Council Designee and Area Facilitator for several chapters in the northeast. In her free time, Olivia enjoys practicing yoga, being around family and friends, eating at new restaurants, attending concerts, and re-watching her favorite comedies. 

 

Mimi Moran


Mimi Moran

Administrative Assistant 
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108
610.519.7280
marian.moran@villanova.edu
 

Alandra Russ

Graduate Assistant
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Dougherty 108
610.519.7280
aruss2@villanova.edu

Alandra works as the Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life within the Office of Student Life. She graduated from Niagara University in 2018 with a degree in psychology and is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Counseling at Villanova University. She is affiliated with Alpha Sigma Alpha and was the Standards Chairman of her chapter during her time at Niagara. Alandra loves reading poetry, exploring new coffee shops, and visiting historical sites in her free time.