Dr. Cepin serves as the Director of Student Life (DSL) for Mathey College. In this capacity, she is the primary staff member within the residential college responsible for supporting and enhancing the undergraduate residential and extracurricular experience of students from all four years residing in or affiliated with that college. She coordinates efforts to assist the college's students around health and wellness issues and serves as the liaison between the student, his or her family, academic deans, and other relevant Campus Life offices; upholds expectations for good conduct and citizenship through conflict resolution, investigating and adjudicating disciplinary issues, and helping students to understand the value of living in a diverse community; oversees the Residential College Adviser program within the college; and plans, implements, and supports non-academic educational and social programming by advising the College Council and other student leaders.
Darleny is passionate about motivating, inspiring, and supporting students and colleagues to achieve their academic and personal goals. A forward-thinking and creative educator, her holistic approach is grounded in student learning and transformative leadership practice. Her interests and experience include coaching, leadership development, program development, supervision, technology, diversity, and group dynamics. Bringing a positive outlook and flexibility to both her professional and personal spheres, Darleny also practices mindfulness and meditation.