Shawna Newman, Fastweb

Shawna Newman

Shawna Newman is the Associate Content Editor and Contributing Writer at Fastweb. A graduate of the University of Central Missouri, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations. Her professional experiences reach the educational, entertainment and technology industries.

Prior to her role at Fastweb Shawna spent nearly 11 years as a Senior Marketing Specialist in UCM’s Integrated Marketing and Communications office. During this time, she worked with the admissions, career services and financial aid offices – including various program coordinators and college deans. She also mentored student employees working in UCM’s IMC office.

A first-generation college graduate, Shawna values tools like Fastweb and believes all that seek a college degree should have access to financial resources to attain their goals. In her free time, she enjoys beekeeping, cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs and spending time outdoors with her family. Shawna calls Kansas City, Missouri home.

Recent Articles

Tips for Succeeding in Your Online Courses

Ensure you have enough time to get everything done – AND do it well.

Shawna Newman Published January 21, 2021

College Students, Phase-Two of Emergency Financial Aid Grants

Students do not have to pay back money received from HEERF grant.

Shawna Newman Published January 20, 2021

Minority Scholarships to Help You Pay for College

A college campus filled with a variety of cultures & backgrounds enhances the learning experience!

Shawna Newman Published January 19, 2021

Top 10 Most Popular Scholarships for Women

What do women really want? Scholarships!

Shawna Newman Published January 19, 2021

Rolling College Admissions May Be Your Late-App Solution

Don’t drop the ball: Rolling admissions deadlines usually close in February, or until all student seats have been filled.

Shawna Newman Published January 15, 2021