RADNOR, Pa. (June 8, 2011) — Cabrini College has elected two new Trustees, both graduates of the College: Nancy Costello, director of Website/Communications and Vocation Team Coordinator for the Stella Maris Province of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; and realtor Vincent Prestileo Jr. Their appointments are effective July 1.
“The College’s newest Board members are deeply connected to Cabrini College,” said Board Chair Theresa Cavanaugh, a 1974 graduate of the College. “Nancy and Vincent are terrific role models for Cabrini students, are leaders in their communities, and have used their Cabrini educations to excel professionally. We are delighted to have them on the Board.”
A 1971 graduate of Cabrini, Costello has been a dedicated and active supporter of the College and its sponsor, the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, for four decades. In her current position, Costello manages and maintains the websites www.mothercabrini.org and www.cabrinifoundation.org, among other duties.
She has served as president of the College’s Alumni Board and, in 1985, received the College’s Martha Dale Award for Distinguished Service for loyalty, dedication and interest to Cabrini College. She also served as the first Special Assistant to the President for Mission Integration and as Campaign Director for the College’s Office of Institutional Advancement in 1990.
Costello earned a bachelor of science in elementary education at Cabrini, a master of science in education at West Chester University, and a master of science in pastoral care and counseling at Neumann University. Costello resides in Radnor, Pa.
Prestileo Jr., who graduated from Cabrini in 2004, is a member of the John McFadden Team at RE/MAX Hometown in Media, Pa. Since 2006, he has managed more than 130 transactions totaling $30 million in sales.
Last year, Philadelphia Magazine named him a Five Star real estate agent. Prestileo Jr. is a partner in West Haven Investments, a company that revitalizes neighborhoods by renovating homes.
He volunteers with the Young Professional Network, a local sub-chapter of the National Association of REALTORS, and is a mentor to Cabrini students, speaking to finance majors about career paths following graduation. He received the College’s Young Alumni Award in 2010. Prestileo Jr. earned a bachelor of science in finance at Cabrini. He resides in Aston, Pa.
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.