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Janet Schroeder

Janet Schroeder, '13
MFA, Dance
Hometown: Glandorf, Ohio 

Janet knew within minutes of being in the Department of Dance that The College at Brockport was the place she belonged. She says she's been challenged in ways she never thought possible, while discovering that graduate school is about "learning as much as I can about myself, about dancing, about teaching, and about creating."  Learn more about Janet's Brockport experience.


David GreerDavid Greer '14
MS, Environmental Science
Hometown: Spencerport, NY

David is observing and researching what he loves most, the great outdoors. As a graduate student, he has been studying the decline of grassland birds in Northern New York. It is this ability to conduct research, along with the support of faculty and fellow students, which David has attributed to his growth as a student, scientist and researcher. Learn more about David's research.



Marielys Burgos-Melendez

Marielys Burgos-Melendez '13
MA, Dance
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Energetic, bubbly and inspiringly passionate, Marielys is intent on taking everything The College at Brockport has to offer and more. This mover is aspiring to learn more in her time as a Graduate Diversity Fellow than just a few moves. Focusing on the balance between the theory and practice of dance, she has discovered Brockport’s opportunities and faculty are helping her to discover her artistic voice and reach her academic goals. Find out how.




Last Updated 6/18/12