Matthew Zielinski

Director of Student Development


Joined Seton Hill: 2014
Hometown: PIttsburgh, PA
Personal Areas of Interest: Playing with my 2 amazing boys, running, Steelers football, Penn State Football, Pirates, Penguins, Game of Thrones (reading and watching), Big Bang Theory, Movies, Video Games, Batman, Xmen.
Academic Areas of Interest: Student Affairs, Spiritual and Meaning Making Development, Advising Student Organizations.


  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA) 2004
  • M.A. Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA), 2006


  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, The Pennsylvania College Personnel Association, 2006
  • Student Services Administrative Employee of the Month, Western Illinois University, February 2009
  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award, Western Illinois University Office of Student Activities, 2009
  • NRHH Professional Staff Member of the Year Award, Rutgers University Scarlet Knights Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary, 2010
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, The Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lion Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary, 2011