Sylvia Edwards is the Senior Academic Program Coordinator for the Steve Hicks School of Social Work. She previously worked at The University of Texas at Austin for two decades, primarily in Student Affairs, as graduate program coordinator/administrator and academic advisor in various departments and schools. She was also employed by the Development Office and the PCL.

Sylvia holds a B.A. in History and an M.A. in American Studies, both from Baylor University. She has always been a swimmer, studied classical piano and voice for 14 years, and reads avidly. Her best reading records are 303 (2023) and 220 (2023), and is on track for 220 again in 2024, despite moving from New Jersey on a solo journey.