Margaret graduated with a Major in Mathematics and a Minor in French. As an indication of the breadth of her academic interests, she went on to earn a Master's degree in English from Columbia University in 1922.
Margaret served CSE as secretary of the National Alumnae Association, as a speaker at Freshman Investiture, as member of the Golden Jubilee Building Fund Committee (which led to the construction of Saint Joseph Hall), as member of CSE's Board of Trustees, and as ex-officer member of the Board of Directors of the Alumnae Association.
Margaret also gave generously of her time to other Catholic institutions and community agencies. She served as a board member of the New Jersey Association of Hospital Auxiliaries, as a member of the Steering Committee of the Nursing Service Division of the New Jersey League of Nursing, as a board member of Saint Mary's Hospital Guild in Orange, as a member of the Board of Managers of New Jersey State Hospital at Greystone Park, and as Chairperson of the New Jersey Association of Hospital Auxiliaries Conference on Geriatrics.
Margaret received the Mother Xavier Award in 1962.