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Michelle Khawam

Campus Minister for Neighborhood Ministry and Retreats


Campus Ministry: Retreats and Faith Communities


Email: Michelle Khawam
Phone: 937-229-3550
Adele Hall RM 109A

Michelle Khawam is thrilled to return to the University of Dayton as the Campus Minister for Retreats and Neighborhood Ministry. Originally from New Jersey and a first-generation Syrian-American, Michelle graduated from DeSales University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and from UD in 2014 with a Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry. During her time at UD she was the campus ministry graduate assistant for residence life ministry in Stuart Hall. After graduating, she served as a campus minister for four years at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She returned to Dayton in 2018 to work as the Assistant Director of Ministry and Service at the Marianist high school down the road from UD, Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School. Michelle finds joy in walking and accompanying students on their faith journey, no matter where they are in their life. In Michelle’s free time she enjoys reading, yoga, cooking, traveling, and hiking. In the summer of 2022, she made a 500 mile hike across Spain on an ancient pilgrimage called the Camino de Santiago.