New Student Life Staff

Published on Wed, August 27, 2008

New Student Life Staff



Reverend Brian Van Fossen- Chaplain and Campus Minister

Fr. Brian is a native of Nanticoke, PA, and was ordained in 2005. He is a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Scranton. He earned a Master of Arts degree in Counseling/Student Personnel Services from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and also has a Master of Arts degree in Theology from the Catholic University of America. Prior to his service at Marywood University, Fr. Brian served as Assistant Pastor at St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top, and Chaplain at St. John Neumann Regional Academy in Williamsport. He has also served in student life and campus ministry capacities at Kent State University, Mercyhurst College, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and Mansfield University.


Carl Oliveri- Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development

Originally hailing from the Boston area, Mr. Oliveri holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration, both from Boston College. He was the Student Development Coordinator, as well as an adjunct professor, at Luzerne County Community College prior to his service at Marywood University. His past experience also included service as the Assistant Director of Student Activities at Lasell College in Newton, MA.