Mariangela Perrella (2018)

Mariangela Perrella.

Mariangela Perrella graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Psychology. While at UB, Mari earned nominations for Fulbright and Marshall Scholarships, was named Outstanding Senior in Psychology, and participated in the National Honor Society for Dance Arts. Currently, Mari attends Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, working towards her doctorate degree in school psychology. Mari continues to incorporate dance into her professional and personal life. Her dissertation will study the effects of a school-based dance therapy program on social-emotional outcomes for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. She has also shared her love for dance as an instructor at Lancaster Dance Center (NY), Orlando School of Dance (NY), and Valley Dance (PA).