The Office of the Dean of Students/ Fraternity & Sorority Life was founded in 2001 by an initiative of the Board of Visitors to educate and support our students in recognized chapters as they shape organizations promoting principles of scholarship, leadership, service, diversity, and honor. We are committed to strengthening student self-governance and leadership on the individual chapter and governing council levels. Our office team also serves as the University liaison to alumnae, alumni and chapter headquarters´ staff.
Michael J. Citro (email)
Mike Citro serves as an assistant dean of students and the director of student organization support at the University. In this role, Mike provides leadership to the Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Activities units in the Office of the Dean of Students. He has the privilege of working with a talented professional team as they work to empower student leaders and organizations in fulfilling their missions. Prior to joining the Office of the Dean of Students in 2007, Mike served as the Program Director for the Lancaster County (PA) Higher Education Working Group and as Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life at James Madison University (JMU). He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from JMU. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Order.
Danielle C. Driscoll (email)
Danielle Driscoll serves as the Program Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life. She attended the University of Florida and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Psychology and a minor in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences. At UF she was a member of Florida Blue Key, Phi Beta Kappa and actively involved with New Student Orientation, the Office of the Dean of Students, and the Greek Community. As a member of Alpha Chi Omega, Danielle held various leadership positions within her own chapter and served as the Executive Vice President of the Panhellenic Council. Most recently she graduated with a Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University where she worked at Belmont University with first year orientation programs and Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group on institutional accreditation assessment measures. Danielle works most closely with the Inter-Sorority Council and Multicultural Greek Council chapters and Executive Boards.
Matthew R. Ferguson (email)
Matt serves as the Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. A native Michigander, Matt is a proud alumnus of Grand Valley State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in social studies and secondary education. In 2010, he earned his Masters of Science in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he also held a graduate assistantship in the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and Leadership. Prior to his arrival at UVA, he served for two years as the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the primary advisor to the National Pan-Hellenic Council and Diversified Greek Council. Matt is a member of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity.
Emily A. Handy (email)
Emily serves as the Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life. She attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education of English. At Oklahoma State she was a member of Mortar Board, Order of Omega, Student Government Association, and worked in the College of Education Dean’s Office. As a member of Kappa Delta, Emily held various positions within her chapter and served as a Recruitment Counselor. She is currently pursuing a Master of Education degree in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education through the Curry School at the University of Virginia. Emily works most closely with Order of Omega, Greek Weekend, PR chairs, Community Service chairs, and Scholarship chairs.
Shannon G. Kontalonis (email)
Shannon serves as the Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Dean of Students | Fraternity and Sorority Life . She attended James Madison University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Independent Liberal Studies and Earlyhood Child Education. She has also begun her Masters in Library Science at Old Dominion University. After graduation Shannon worked as a Kindergarten teacher here in Albemarle County Public Schools, as well as consulting independently with clients dealing with professional organization issues. Shannon works closely with the entire FSL staff to ensure it runs as smooth as possible in addition to tracking FOA requirements.