Shelia McNelis, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor


  • Shelia McNelisBachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Indianapolis, 1991
  • Master Science in Nursing, University of Indianapolis, 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Professional Expertise

  • Pediatric nursing
  • Involved with Marian University and the Indianapolis community through wellness fairs/events

Personal Interests

Traveling with my husband and five children

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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