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Meet Daniela Rey, Current MPP Student

Program and area of focus: MPP, concentrating in community and international development

Full time/part time: Full time student

Where are you from: Morristown, NJ

Where do you live: Hatfield, PA

Where did you earn your bachelors and what did you study?

Shippensburg University. Studied Sociology + Psychology.

What did you enjoy most about this experience?

 All of the opportunities, relationships, and lessons that were provided to me.

What made you decide to attend the MPP program at Del Val?

The MPP program at Del Val encompasses my passions and what I would like to make an impact on in the world.

Has your career path inspired you to pursue further education? Or are you currently working in your desired field?

My current field has given me awareness to the many community members who deserve more opportunities.

What do you plan to do after Del Val and/or what would be your ideal job?

My ideal job would be having the opportunity to shape policies that would benefit people, animals, the environment, and society as a whole nationally and internationally.

Best part of graduate school so far:

The knowledge I have gained and the people I have met.

 What are some of your hobbies/what do you like to do for fun outside of school?

Hiking, kayaking, photography, and traveling to new places.

What is your favorite vegetable to eat and/or grow?


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