Shavandalice was born and raised in Connecticut. She enrolled at MxCC specifically for the Broadcast-Cinema program, since the College has a reputation for excellent technical and hands-on broadcast training with knowledgeable staff and cutting-edge equipment.
Being out of school for ten years, Shavandalice initially had trouble integrating and adapting to an educational environment. However, with the help of her advisors, she has found success in the program. In 2012, Shavandalice was the recipient of the Broadcasters Association Awards Scholarship, which has enabled her to attend college full time and put her on the fast track to reaching her career goals.
She believed that all the classes she took helped her tremendously with all aspects of her career. Her favorite classes were COM*142 Television Production, COM*179 Performance for Film and Television, COM*104 Careers in Media, and COM*131 Audio Production. She also enjoyed taking BMG*204 Managerial Communication and COM*173 Public Speaking.
Shavandalice believes that MxCC prepared her for the reality of a media career. She is passionate about pop culture and communications and hopes to work in the broadcast industry as a producer or director.