Shelly Groves

Shelly Groves
Practice Administrator at Texas Children's Cancer Center

 Shelly Groves

Shelly A. Groves received her Master of Public Administration from Long Island University and has over 16 years of experience in research administration. She is currently the practice administrator at Texas Children's Cancer Center where she provides administrative direction for the center's 18 programs to accomplish its clinical, research and academic missions. In her role she oversees strategic planning, monitoring and implementation plans, financial management of over $40 million, and human resources. Groves is currently pursuing the DBA from the University of Dallas where she is interested in strategic leadership and its impact on an organization’s growth and sustainability.


City University of New York, Herbert H. Lehman College, Bachelor of Arts

Long Island University, Master of Public Administration

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2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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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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