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Sara M. Kelly, Ph.D.

Director, Residential Life/Learning Communities and Student Conduct

Undergraduate Degree:

BA in Spanish, The College at Brockport

Graduate Degree(s):

MSed, Curriculum Specialist and Special Education, The College at Brockport

MS, Higher Education Administration, University at Buffalo

Doctoral Degree:

Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration
Univeristy at Buffalo

Hometown: Macedon, New York

Number of Years at Brockport: I've been working at Brockport since Fall 2007

What do you love about Brockport?

The people. We have such hard working, dedicated students faculty and staff that make Brockport a great place to grow. There are endless opportunities for all students

What's the best part of your job?

We have a great team in Residential Life/Learning Communities, so working together is truly a pleasure. We also employ premier student leaders as Resident Assistants, who consistently grow and rise to the challenge throughout the year.  Brockport is a great place to be!

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends who live nearby, baking, shopping, and watching movies. I consider myself active - I like to exercise and keep moving!

Any advice for first year students?

Take a risk and take advantage of the many opportunities to get involved on or off campus! Getting to know faculty and staff on campus will increase your chances of success and involvement which will help you in your future aspirations.

Favorite Quote:

"Be the change you want to see in the world." Gandhi

Member of:

  • NYS Teacher Certification - Childhood 1-6, Spanish 7-9 Bilingual Education K-12
  • NYS Teacher Certification K-6 Students with Disabilities
  • Former President of Kappa Delta Phi
  • ACPA
  • ACUI
  • CSPA-NYS Social Justice Award Recipient
  • NASPA Region 2 Young Professional Award