RADNOR, Pa. (March 13, 2012) – Gene Castellano has been named vice president for Advancement and External Relations at Cabrini College.
Since 2005, Castellano has served as vice president for Marketing and Communications.
In his new role, he will oversee a combined department responsible for donor relations and giving, government and foundation relations, alumni relations and other areas of advancement while continuing to guide the College’s marketing, communications, and branding efforts.
“Gene has been a significant contributor to the College, not only to the marketing and advancement departments, but also to our developing partnership with Cabrini Ministries in Swaziland,” said Dr. Marie Angelella George, president of Cabrini College. “I look forward to his expert leadership.”
Before joining Cabrini in 2005, Castellano served as director of marketing and communications at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA).
Prior to his work at PAFA, Castellano had a distinguished career as an associate editor at the Philadelphia Daily News and as director of advertising planning and development at Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., former publishers of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Castellano earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania. He also chairs the public relations committee for the Philadelphia Police Athletic League, where he was honored with the 2011 Sally Berlin Spotlight award.
About Cabrini College Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Since its founding in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College has provided a transformational “education of the heart,” focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini offers more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. The College also has graduate and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 15 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.