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Sister Diana Stano



Sister Diana currently serves on the leadership team of the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland and as a chaplain at Matt Talbot for Women. The Collinwood native attended St. Joseph School, Sacred Heart Academy and Ursuline College. With degrees from Ursuline College and The Ohio State University, she served more than five decades in education, including a tenure at Villa Angela Academy, and more than 30 years at Ursuline College as faculty member, department chair, Dean of Graduate Studies, and President, a position she held for 18 years. In retirement, she sought and received certification in Clinical Pastoral Education and worked as a chaplain at nursing homes and Matt Talbot for Women.

She has made significant contributions to education nationally as well as internationally by serving in various leadership roles on the local, state, and national level. She has presented workshops and seminars for schools, organizations and associations, and established a partnership with Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages in Taiwan and taught leadership seminars to their faculty, staff and students.

Sister Diana continues to challenge herself to grow in all dimensions of her life: spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional.