Trina Sokoloski

House Director

Trina Sokoloski holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Drexel University. Her research focused on college student wellness, stress, and help-seeking. She received Bachelor of Arts degrees in English & Textual Studies and Secondary English Education as well as a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration, all from Syracuse University. Dr. Sokoloski served as House Dean of Hill College House for the 2015-16 academic year and joined the inaugural staff of Lauder College House (then known as New College House) in 2016. Before joining the Penn community, she accumulated extensive experience in both teaching and in University students' residential life at Wells College, Northeastern University, and the University of Delaware. 

Dr. Sokoloski is available as a resource to students and staff in New College House West. She serves as an academic advisor in The College and is trained in mediation as well as restorative justice practices. She enjoys listening to students' stories and perspectives to help them give voice to their goals. Dr. Sokoloski also supports students through problem solving and resource-referral. She is most excited about connecting with the inaugural community of residents to create the traditions, activities, and initiatives that will truly define the NCHW experience.

Dr. Sokoloski is available to meet with students during weekday business hours. Click here to schedule an appointment.