Meet Our Team!
A dynamic, multidimensional communicator with many passions and
interests, Denisse is a both a consummate journalist and the Executive
Director of the Joseph A. Unanue Institute at Seton Hall University.
During her tenure, Denisse has successfully transformed the mission and
raised the profile of the Unanue Institute, creating a successful
mentorship program linking Seton Hall Alumni with undergraduate and
building effective partnerships with the advisory board, key
contributors in the corporate and private sector as well as related
community based organizations.
Denisse has been instrumental in doubling annual donations and, for
the first time, brought in corporate sponsors, including Goya Foods,
Café Bustelo, PNC Bank, Pepsico, Enterprise and WABC to underwrite
programming and contribute to the scholarship fund. She is responsible
for all facets of fundraising and associated events. Her annual galas
have been praised for its innovative venues and unique programming that
attracted a broad spectrum of supporters and donors.
Denisse oversees the day-to-day operations and business functions of
the institute including budget, staffing, marketing and communications.
One of the most honored women in Spanish-language television, Ms. Oller
has received widespread recognition for her work as a journalist,
including positions as News Anchor at Telemundo and Univision. In a
career spanning two decades, she received five Emmys and nine
nominations; five A.C.E. Awards; two Gracie Awards and the Edward R.
Murrow Award for excellence in investigative reporting. She was also
named by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential
Hispanic Personalities in the United States.
Ms. Oller is currently pursuing her Non-Profit Organization Management Certificate at Seton Hall University.
Denisse says: I love my job and the difference we make in the
Latino community and Seton Hall everyday. Our students are poised to be
tomorrow's great leaders and innovators. I am so proud to be part of
this team, and I am so thankful to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Unanue for
their vision and generosity, and commitment to our Latino youth.