Ms. Colón has been a member of Sigma Lambda Upsilon/Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority, Inc. since the Spring of 1993. She was a part of the Beta Line at our Zeta Chapter at Oswego State.
As a member of the Board of Trustees, she assists in the strategic planning of the sorority. She serves as the board's secretary. Bianela has been active with the National Board as Vice-President and Director of Finance. Additionally, she has given back to the Hermandad as the first president of the Graduate Council (NYC), national webmaster and past President of the Theta Iota Graduate Professional Chapter in Tampa, FL and past Vice President of the Theta Rho Graduate Professional Chapter in Long Island, NY.
Ms. Colón holds a B.A in Psychology from the State University of New York at Oswego and a Masters in Counselor Education from Iowa State University.
Ms. Colón is currently a high school guidance counselor at the Celia Cruz Bronx HS of Music. As a school counselor it is Bianelas responsibility to assist her seniors with the college application and financial aid process. To date Ms. Colon has secured over 2.2 million dollars in scholarships and has graduated 95% of her seniors. In addition Bianela serves as the crisis counselor for the Affinity Team which includes schools from throughout New York City. Ms. Colón lives in Valley Stream, New York.