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Henry Pinardi - Father to Local Artists

Legendary RIC art professor Enrico "Henry" Pinardi provided opportunity and guidance to generations, building the state’s art community.

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Henry’s Kids - Nurturing True Love

Anthony Tomaselli '76 reflects on the professor who lit his passion for art - Henry Pinardi.

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Henry’s Kids - Belief Inspired a Leap

Jennifer Cahoon ’95 credits "the voice in her head" to renowned RIC art professor - Henry Pinardi.

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Henry’s Kids - A Map for Their Future

Dennis Delomba '76 and Gerald Perrino '80 attribute their careers to retired RIC art professor "Henry" Pinardi.

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​The EdTech@RIC Expo will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 5:20-7:30 p.m. at Henry Barnard School. ​The EdTech@RIC Expo is will appeal to pre-service and in-service teachers as well as technology coordinators and administrators. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with educators from around the state who will be showcasing some of the technology they are using in their K-12 classrooms across subject areas, including art and music. Attendees will be able to touch and try out various types of technology and personally engage with the presenters (including student presenters enrolled in K-12 classrooms).​ This is a must-attend event for those who are already using technology in their classrooms and for those who are just curious about the various ways technology can be used to support teaching and learning.

Karen Caprarokcapraro@ric.eduNo

​The “RIC Bon Voyage Choral Concert,” featuring the RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus, will be held on Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Sapinsley Hall. The singers will be accompanied by the Rhode Island College Chamber Orchestra. Three choral ensembles will perform Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem,” in addition to works by composers throughout Western music history.​​

General admission $10
Non-RIC students & seniors (62+ limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC students, faculty and staff free

​Marilyn (Moro) Kelley, B.S.N. ’75, has been chosen as the Rhode Island School Nurse Teacher of the Year. She was previously employed at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island for 16 years and then became a Certified School Nurse Teacher, working at Burrillville High School, and more recently North Smithfield Elementary. A long-time resident of Providence, she is married to Paul Kelley Jr. ’76 and has two sons Christopher and Timothy who are both successful artists.​


The RIC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alexey Shabalin, will present “Nourishing Young Talent” on Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Sapinsley Hall. In this concert, Rhode Island College student compositions will be performed alongside Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.​

General admission $10 
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
RIC faculty, staff, students and alumni (limit 2 per ID) free
RIC students (limit 2 per ID) free 

​All RIC Students are invited to attend a Late Night Breakfast on Tuesday, April 30, from 10-11:30 p.m. in Donovan Dining Center.  A full breakfast buffet will feature a wide variety of breakfast essentials such as pancakes, eggs, bacon and muffins served by administration and staff in support of the upcoming finals week. Breakfast is free for all resident and commuter students with RIC ID. For all other guests the cost is $5. This event is sponsored by College Dining Services and the Division of Student Success.​


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