Associate Director for Housing


Shaylene Smith
Associate Director for Housing

Originally from Southern California, Shaylene was the first in her family to attend college and received her bachelor or arts in psychology from Marymount California University in 2016. During her time at her undergrad institution, she played for the golf team, served as a Resident Assistant for two years, and studied abroad by boat with a program called Semester at Sea. Shaylene received a master of arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Portland in December 2019. Previously serving as an Assistant Hall Director in Haggerty & Tyson Halls and as the Kenna Hall Director, Shaylene continues to support students in the role of Associate Director for Housing. Shaylene recognizes the importance in having a space that you can make into your home away from home, and strives to help students find placements where they can be their authentic self.

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