Office for Student Involvement RH Staff

The Office for Student Involvement staff is composed of professional staff members committed to developing student leaders and serving the Fordham University community.


Cody Arcuri | Assistant Dean for Student Involvement
McGinley Center, Room 207
carcuri@fordham.edu

Cody Arcuri joined the Office for Student Involvement in July of 2012. Prior to working at Fordham University, Cody was a Graduate Intern at Western Connecticut State University. 

Sarah Horrax | Director for Student Formation
McGinley Center, Room 217
shorrax@fordham.edu

Sarah Horrax serves as the Director for Student Formation in the Office for Student Involvement. In this role, Sarah will be working with various transition programs including New Student Orientation, First Year Formation seminars, and Senior programs.  She previously worked at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) in Student Activities and Leadership Development as well as Student Center Operations. Sarah obtained her Master's Degree in Counseling with a specialization in Student Development in Higher Education from CCSU.

Stephen Clarke | Assistant Director for Campus Center Operations
McGinley Center, Room 209
sclarke32@fordham.edu

Monique Dumaine | Assistant Director for Leadership and Commuter Student Services
McGinley Center, Room 213
mdumaine@fordham.edu

Bianca Paolello | Assistant Director for Student Organizations and Programming​
McGinley Center, Room 211
bpaolello@fordham.edu

Bianca Paolello serves as the Assistant Director for Student Organizations and Programming in the Office for Student Involvement. Her current responsibilities include the advisement of the Campus Activities Board, as well as, all of the clubs and organizations at the Rose Hill Campus. She also conducts club leader development training sessions and oversees major club programming. She previously worked at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in the Center for Student Involvement. Bianca obtained her Master's Degree in Counseling with a specialization in School Counseling from WCSU and is a National Certified Counselor.

Sylvia Heichel | Office Manager
McGinley Center, Room 204
sheichel@fordham.edu

Sylvia is responsible for the smooth operation of the Office for Student Involvement. She makes sure the members of the Fordham community and visitors are assisted with any questions or concerns they may have regarding student affairs. Sylvia is responsible for overseeing the student workers, approving flyers and maintaining various office & building key inventories. She is also responsible for the petty cash, cash advance and movie / Metro card budgets.

Carol McNamara | Reservations Coordinator
McGinley Center, Room 204
eventspacerh@fordham.edu

Carol's job is to reserve space and aid in the planning of all non-academic events on campus. She assists in the development of events including choosing the appropriate space. Carol provides tables and audio visual equipment for events taking place in the McGinley Center, requests security for events and makes sure each location is set up and ready prior to the start of each event.

Kerry Keys | Graduate Intern for Student Formation 
McGinley Center, Room 222

Kerry is the Graduate Intern for the Transition Year Experience in the Office for Student Involvement. She completed her BS in Business Administration at The Ohio State University in 2013 before pursuing her Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at New York University. Kerry is in the first year of her program and is excited to be placed at Rose Hill working with the impressive and inspirational students of Fordham. Among her projects for Senior Week and First Year Formation Seminars, she helps advise New Student Orientation and is looking forward to welcoming new Rams to campus!

Valentyna Yasinska | Graduate Intern for Student Organizations and Programming
McGinley Center, Room 220

Valentyna Yasinska joined the Office for Student Involvement team in March 2016. Her current responsibility includes co-advising clubs and organizations as well as being a resource for all clubs and organizations. She completed her BA in Community Mental Health at SUNY Buffalo before pursuing her Master's degree in Higher Education Administration at Baruch College.

Irene Binder | Senior Building Manager
McGinley Center, Room 204

As the Senior Building Manager, Irene monitors the use of the McGinley Center facilities and provides customer service to facility's users during evenings and weekends. She also supervises the student Building Manager Program, providing guidance and support to the student managers while ensuring continuous administrative presence from the Office for Student Involvement during all hours of operation.

Thomas Cobb | Reservations Manager
McGinley Center, Room 214

The Reservations Manager serves as the primary liaison between the external clients and the Campus Center Operations team. Thomas also serves as the back up to the Reservations Coordinator in terms of internal requests and provides administrative assistance to the Assistant Director for Campus Center Operations.