Dara educates students in the School of Visual and Performing Arts on how to find interesting and appropriate internship experiences. She also teaches professional practice courses in the freshman and sophomore years, with a focus on preparing for the professional world and engaging in meaningful reflection on experiences. Dara's professional interests include experiential education, happenstance theory, and introverts in the workplace.
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Master of Science in Student Affairs Administration
Purchase College at SUNY
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Spencer, C., & Riegel, D. (2017, April). Taking a Centralized Academic Internship Program to the Next Level. Presentation at the Annual Conference of The Cooperative Education & Internship Association, Denver, CO.
Riegel, D., Lobdell, K., Holmes, L., & Cohen, A. (2016, October). Cross-Campus Initiatives That Support Entrepreneurial Education. Panel presentation at Education Uncubed, New York, NY.
Riegel, D. (2016, June). Finding The Courage to be Vulnerable Can Make you a Better Career Counselor and Leader. Presented at the Annual Conference of the SUNY Career Development Organization, Tarrytown, NY.
INT010 – Pre-Internship I, Visual and Performing Arts
INT020 – Pre-Internship I, Visual and Performing Arts
INT100 – Internship I, Visual and Performing Arts
INT200 – Internship II, Visual and Performing Arts