Shelvia English is an Assistant Director of Student Life for the Charleston area. Prior to arriving to Loyola, Shelvia was an Assistant Director for Residence Life at Elon University in North Carolina. Originally from Boston, MA, Shelvia spent most of her time there and attended Wheelock College where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development with a minor in American Studies. From there, she went on to pursue her Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she received the Kevin Grennan Outstanding Master's Student Award.
Shelvia’s passion for higher education stems from her experiences inside and outside of the classroom at Wheelock College which include being a Resident Assistant for three years, serving as a Resident Director for three years for Upward Bound, and graduating with honors. Additionally, she has been a member of the American College Personnel Association since 2009. Shelvia joins us with great enthusiasm and a passion for working with students fueling her long term goals of earning a doctorate degree and becoming a Dean of Students.