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Merritt, Julia

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Julia Merritt

Department: Computer Science

Phone Extension: 8932
(518) 736-FMCC (3622)

Building: C 231E

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Julia MerrittJulia Merritt, an Instructor for FMCC, graduated from Amsterdam High and attended FM. She earned an A.A.S. in Computer Science from Pikes Peak Community College, a B.S. in Computer Science from College of Engineering at Kansas State University, and an M.I.S.M. with Distinction from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Merritt currently provides corporate training on computer applications through the FM Center for Employer Services.   She is also a Computer Science Advisor for Schenectady County Community College.   Merritt has over 20 years of software engineering experience in the high-tech defense industry.  Her professional organizations include Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), PTECH Underwater Robotics Director (MATE), and First Robotics.

Merritt has lived in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Texas, South Korea, and Germany. Today, she resides in Perth, NY with her husband Anthony.  She enjoys technology, home improvement, traveling, motorcycling, volunteering, and spending time with her family.

“I have traveled all over the world and bring back my experiences in everything that I do,” says Merritt. “I advise my students to put 100% effort into whatever they choose to do, to dream big, and to never, ever give up because you are who you want to be.”