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Meet Our Graduates: Change Agent Christian Collins Connects with Urban Youth

Christian Collins is striving to make a difference using his communication expertise. He graduated with summa cum laude honors at the 2018 commencement.

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Meet Our Graduates: Courtney Newby, a Model of Academic Perserverance

Newby thrives as an early childhood educator and serves as a positive role model to her two daughters and other young women.

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At RIC, Buildings are Rising to Meet the Needs of Students

Get a preview of what to expect from the renovations of Craig-Lee Hall, the Student Union, the Student Success Center divisional office and the Counseling Center.

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Meet Our Graduates: Mia Palombo Teaches Highschoolers to Find Common Ground

As a world history student teacher, Palombo said, “I want my students to be global citizens, not just citizens of our state or citizens of our nation, but citizens of the world.”

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​Please Join us for the Open Books–Open Minds summer book club, where we discuss the 2018-2019 common book, ​“Exit West,” by Mohsin Hamid, ​on Wednesday, July 11, at 11 a.m. in Gaige Hall 302; and on Tuesday, July 17, at 4 p.m. in Gaige Hall 206.​

Zubeda Jalalzaizjalalzai@ric.eduYes

​We have spaces available at Henry Barnard Laboratory School for the 2018-2019 academic year. Some financial aid is available.  Call (401) 456-8127 for more information or to schedule a tour. 

Katherine Majorkmajor@ric.eduYes

​RIC’s Student Union is slated for renovation beginning Dec. 15 and running through August 2019. Activity and offices will be closed during that time period. Please note that EMS/RIC Rooms reservation requests for any locations within the Student Union or Media Center/Café patios will not be accommodated, so student organizations, campus departments and guest users will need to consider other alternatives during that time frame.


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Farewell to Friends: 2017-2018 Faculty and Staff Retirees

They have fulfilled only a part of their mission at RIC. They will go on to conquer new challenges and to grasp new opportunities.

GAP CEO Urges Students to Confront Change at RIC Commencement

There were smiles all around and good vibes as well at the 164th commencement of Rhode Island College graduates in the Dunkin' Donuts Center.

Best-Selling Author Urges Millennials to Use Their Power to Effect Change

Open Books-Open Minds Student Conference event drew more than 600 people to hear Angie Thomas’ appeal to battle inequities.

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At RIC’s Golden Years Reunion, Couple Recalls a Memorable Journey

Alumni members reflected on the good times they shared at Rhode Island College during the annual Golden Years Reunion.

Active Learning – in Action at RIC

“I believe students learn more from working through problems together than they do when the professor stands in front of the classroom and talks at them,” said Assistant Professor Melissa Marcotte

“A Living Legacy” is Honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters

At age 94, former RIC Dean of Students Dorothy Pieniadz, one of the founding mothers of Big Sisters of Rhode Island, was honored for dedicating more than 50 years to bettering the lives of thousands of Rhode Island’s children.