Shelley Drozd

Shelley Drozd served as the interim senior writer at Muhlenberg College in the spring of 2018.

Creating narratives that engage, inform, persuade and motivate is writer Shelley Drozd’s stock-in-trade. She brings veteran experience in print and online publishing, corporate communications and higher education to her interim writing position at Muhlenberg.

Shelley’s health reporting career started at Rodale, Inc., where she held staff positions at Men’s Health and Prevention magazines. She also regularly contributed to Men’s Fitness and Runner’s World magazines and most recently was as a founding writer and editor of

After a stint as a copy editor and reporter for the Morning Call Chronicles, Shelley spent two years writing for the corporate communications department of vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur.

Higher education came calling by way of Lehigh University, where Shelley worked for six years as the first communications specialist for the department of civil and environmental engineering. These days she creates marketing communications for Jewish Student Life at Lehigh and has also written for Lafayette College.

Shelley graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in religious studies from Moravian College and has done graduate work at Lehigh. When’s she’s not professionally communicating, she’s a hack musician, fitness buff, foodie, perennial student and community caretaker.



Published stories:

Heeding the Call to Power The Network: Jason Steinberg '11 and the Career Center help ready business students for success
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Fielding Their Dreams, Following Their Faith: How the Mules baseball community rallies to help two observant Jews pitch for the team
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jake Krol '18 on How to Land the Big Internship: Mixing it up with the media is this senior's specialty
Friday, April 27, 2018

Practicing the Art of the Remix: Muhlenberg professor and author Francesca Coppa on community, collaboration and fanning the fanfiction zeitgeist
Monday, April 16, 2018

Bea Collins ’19 Ascends to Meet Her Ambitions: International studies student loves the view and her family ties, studying abroad in Scotland
Monday, April 9, 2018

Stephen Koester ’19 Finds His Future in Tanzania: In a study abroad semester, an athlete trains for his dream career
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Holocaust Program Confronts Modern Hatred, Inspires Service and Hope: Middle school students learn powerful lessons at Youth and Prejudice Conference
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Wanted: Help to Stop Hate, Sow Hope
At Muhlenberg College's Youth and Prejudice Conference, student volunteers can effect real change in young lives.
Friday, March 16, 2018


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