Pavielle is the Assistant Director for Student Success and coordinates the Mustang Academic Bridge Program. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from SMU with a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Spanish in 2007. As a student, Pavielle was inducted into membership in Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi, the Robert Stewart Hyer Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Mortar Board, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She graduated with a Masters in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU in December 2012.
As a student at SMU, Pavielle was very involved serving as a Student Representative to the Board of Trustees Student Affairs Committee, President and Vice-President of the Association of Black Students, SMU Tour Guide, Student Foundation Ambassador, and member of the University Judicial Council. Because of her continuous efforts above and beyond the call of duty during her four years as a student at SMU, Pavielle received the “M” Award, which is the most highly coveted recognition bestowed upon students, faculty, and staff on the SMU Campus.
Pavielle started working in the Office of Undergraduate Admission at SMU during her sophomore year in college. After graduation, she worked as an Admission Counselor for 3 years recruiting students to the University. In the summer of 2010, she transitioned into the Office of the Provost.
Pavielle has two sisters. Meleah graduated from SMU in 2009 and works in Engaged Learning at SMU. Her sister Kelsey graduated in 2012 with degrees in biology and psychology.