Staff Profile: Shannon Strauss

Shannon Strauss
  Financial Aid Counselor

Hometown: Kerrville, TX


How long have you been with Schreiner? Where were you prior?
Since 2013

Where were you prior?  US Department of Agriculture.  Prior to that I worked for the American Quarter Horse Association.
What do you like best about Schreiner University?   The friendly and uplifting atmosphere, and how the faculty/staff seem to really get to know the students and have a genuine interest in helping them make the most of their time here.
What do you like best about your position at Schreiner?  I love to meet the students and parents and help them with their financial questions.

What Schreiner events do you enjoy?  Orientation and Schreiner Saturdays
Favorite food:  Sushi and Italian
Favorite books: “The Hunger Games” Trilogy and anything by Louis L’Amour
Favorite vacation spot: Angel Fire, NM
What do you like to do best on weekends? I love to hang out with my husband and horses, and soon I will be spending time with our new daughter!

Is there any particular advice you would give to students? College is more than just going to class.  It is where you can make lifelong friends and learn a lot about yourself. The best way to do this is to get involved in activities on campus!