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Tencher Receives Highest Award in College Athletic Administration

Tencher is the 51st recipient of the prestigious James J. Corbett Memorial Award, presented annually to a devoted college athletics administrator who works unceasingly for the betterment of intercollegiate athletics.

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2016-2017 Faculty Retirees

The impact of their contributions will be felt for many years to come, both at the college and in the lives of the alumni they have taught.

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Afterschool Day at the R.I. State House

RIC’s Youth Development Program joined with afterschool organizations across the state to talk with legislators about the value and importance of afterschool programs.

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McKamey Publishes on Youth Work and Joins D.C. Discussion

McKamey recently wrote an article on the concept of care in youth work then flew to D.C. as part of a national conversation on professionalizing the field of youth work.

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2017 Summer Sports Camps – June 19 to Aug. 11

The 2017 Summer Sports Camps will run Monday-Friday, June 19 through Aug. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with registration taking place at the Murray Center. Boys and girls ages 7-15 of all skill levels can choose from the following camps: Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Volleyball and Tennis. The cost is $160 per week and includes a T-shirt. An extended day program ending at 4 p.m. is offered for an additional $30 per week. Register before Thursday, June 1, and receive a $20 discount. Click here for a brochure and registration form or contact the Department of Athletics at (401) 456-8007. Faculty and staff receive a 10 percent discount.

Open Books – Open Minds Summer Book Club Meeting – July 27

​On Thursday, July 27, from 10-11:50 a.m. in Adams Library 401 please join students, faculty, staff and community members for the Open Books – Open Minds summer book club meeting on next year's powerful Common Book: “Between the World and Me,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Be one of the first 10 to RSVP for the reading group and receive a free copy of Coates’ book. To RSVP, email or​ We will make sure you get the book in time to read before the meeting. At the meeting, we can also begin a conversation on the short list of texts for the 2018-19 Common Book.

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RIC Prof. Russell Potter Featured in Providence Journal

The Providence Journal reports on RIC Professor of English Russell Potter’s new book “Finding Franklin,” which follows explorers who attempted to learn the fate of Sir John Franklin and his 129 men who disappeared in the Arctic in the 1840s.

Article on Stillman in The Boston Sunday Globe “Reaching Refugees with Music”

​RIC Artist-in-Residence Judith Lynn Stillman’s recent trip to Greece to meet with refugees is the subject of Kevin Cullen’s feature article in The Boston Sunday Globe.

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Alum’s Commitment to Local Artists Fueled His Passion for the Arts

Umberto “Bert” Crenca ’81, artist and founder of AS220, an alternative community arts space in Providence, shared his recipe for success at RIC’s March 22 Dialogue On Diversity lecture.

“Art and Community Empowerment”

On Wednesday, March 22, Rhode Island College’s Dialogue on Diversity Spring Lecture will feature Umberto “Bert” Crenca ’81, artist and founder of AS220.

Pres. Obama Recognizes 3 RIC Alumni for Excellence in Teaching

Graduates of RIC’s Feinstein School of Education and Human Development recently flew to Washington, D.C., to receive the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching signed by President Obama.

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Jephte Wagnac Earns All-NEICAAA
 Honors in 400m Hurdles

Rhode Island College freshman Jephte Wagnac (Providence, RI) notched a fifth-place finish in the 400m hurdles (53.99) to earn All-NEICAAA honors as the men’s track and field team competed at the 2017 New England Open Track & Field Championships.