Brian Shelburne

Brian Shelburne

Admission Counselor

Fall travel schedule coming soon!


Hometown: Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Alma Mater: University of Dallas, 2012

Degree: B.A. History

Why I love UD/Why I Recruit for UD:  The community is the greatest part of UD. From the Core classes to the chance to travel and study abroad with all of your friends on the Rome campus, you are immersed in a unique education with all of your closest friends. The relationships last a lifetime.

Favorite Spot on Campus: The Blakley Library

Where Do You Hang Out in Dallas? I like the Greenville and Knox/Henderson neighborhoods. It is a chance to hang out with locals and get a feel for Dallas as a city.

Favorite Book: The Hobbit

Favorite Place to Eat in DFW: Twisted Root for burgers, Cane Rosso for Italian, Taco Diner for Tex-Mex!

Favorite UD Event: Groundhog

Favorite/Coolest Place I have Visited: Galway, Ireland or the Grand Canyon.

Advice to Prospective Students: Get to know the schools you are considering on a personal level. You will not only be studying but also living and interacting with the community around you. Make sure that it is a place you are excited to be a part of and participate in.


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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