René received her A.A.S. from SUNY Broome in Secretarial Science. She received her B.A. from Binghamton University in English Literature (specialization in Folklore) with a minor in Socio-cultural Anthropology. She is currently pursuing her MA in Theatre (specialization in Choreography) from Binghamton University. René is the artistic director of a community-based dance collaborative and enjoys creating interdisciplinary projects with other innovative artists. René is passionate about her work in the Music Department, and she is proud of her liberal arts education. She enjoys showing current liberal arts students the many wonderful things you can accomplish with a liberal arts education. René is married and lives in Johnson City, NY.