Edina comes to UConn Hillel with over 20 years of experience serving in a variety of student affairs capacities, most recently as Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the University of Bridgeport.
Passionate about engaging the Jewish community, she serves as a contracted trainer for the Anti-Defamation League where she facilitates workshops on antisemitism, bias and discrimination to youth and adults throughout Connecticut. She has also served on the board of Congregation Or Shalom in Orange for over 10 years and is currently Chair of the Adult Education Committee.
Edina met her husband, David, at UConn when she was an undergraduate and he was a graduate student. They now live in Orange, CT and have two daughters, one who lives in Stamford and the other who is a college student at Drexel University.
Edina loves working with students to help them succeed and reach their potential. She is very excited about her new role and looks forward to working collaboratively with students, families, faculty, staff and the greater Storrs community to create a vibrant, welcoming, and inclusive Hillel.