Schell to Serve as an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at BJU

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 7, 2015) – Melanie Schell will join the faculty of Bob Jones University as an assistant professor of Nutrition in BJU’s College of Arts and Science this fall. Schell previously served as an assistant location manager and nutrition coordinator for Aramark Food Services in the Dixon-McKenzie Dining Common at BJU.

“In addition to her academic credentials, Melanie brings to her faculty position a great deal of practical experience in the field of nutrition, said Dr. Renae Wentworth, BJU’s dean of the College of Arts and Science. “Her students will have a wonderful opportunity to benefit from both her knowledge and her expertise.”

Schell earned a BS in Family and Consumer Science Education from BJU (1984) and a Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in nutrition (2015) from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Prior to her service with Aramark, Schell served as a food service manager for Hampton Park Baptist Church Ministries and as a dietary specialist for BJU Dining. She also taught at public and private schools in North Carolina.

A resident of Greenville, Schell is married and has three adult children, including a junior at BJU, and a son in middle school.