Meet Our Staff

Shannon A. Halbedel, Ed. D.

Director of Student Success

Dr. Shannon A. Halbedel is a higher education professional with over 25 years of experience. She currently serves as the Director of Student Success in the College of Social Science at Michigan State University. She provides leadership across the college and acts as a liaison across the university in the design and implementation of student success initiatives. Dr. Halbedel also teaches undergraduate level courses both in-person and online. Dr. Halbedel’s tenure has led to a wide variety of experiences within higher education, including grant writing, program development, administration and management, student affairs, retention, student support services, academic advising, student success, student success coaching, marketing and communications, training, professional development, and college access.

Shaina Jansen

Graduate Assistant

Natalia Spence

Graduate Assistant