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Meet Our Graduates: La-Brina, On the Front Line of Social Justice

A recipient of the B.S.W. Social Justice Award, La-Brina Almeida has protested for the rights of panhandlers, provided testimony at a State House hearing on the Reproductive Health Care Act and founded the grass roots organization Adoption Inequality.

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Meet Our Graduates: Esther Quiroz Santos and Ramona Santos Cross College Finish Line Together

For Esther Quiroz Santos and her mother, Ramona Santos, attaining academic success at RIC was a family affair. They both graduated with honors during the college’s 2018 commencement.

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Meet Our Graduates: Vanessa Ruggieri, Early Graduate with Eye on C-Suite

At age 20, Vanessa Ruggieri has graduated within three years from RIC. She's now setting her sights on moving up the ranks in business.

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Meet Our Graduates: Former Marine Still Out to Save Lives

With an innate desire to protect and serve, Angel Madera is now battling the leading cause of death in the United States – heart disease.

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​The Upward Bound Program at RIC is currently recruiting for its summer academic/residential program for high school participants.  Full-time residential positions include resident manager and residential tutor counselors. Part-time, high school-level teaching positions are available in literature, math, science and foreign languages. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Review of applications will begin on Monday, April 16. Visit RIC's Employment website​ for job listings.

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​The Union HUB is a comfortable and fun lounge in the Student Union lobby where you can get free popcorn, play video and board games, charge your electronic devices, get information, stay cool and hang out. The HUB will be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June. ​


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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.

Fostering Free Speech to Achieve Inclusive Excellence

At Dialogue on Diversity Spring Lecture, Rutgers Professor David Jones told RIC community members that "by speaking out you will leave this world better than you found it."

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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.

Lose Yourself in the Arts: RIC’s Winter/Spring Calendar

RIC​ arts will take you on an epic tour of Irish d​ance and its hard-shoe rhythms; the salsa-inspired sounds of Latin music; the poignant arias of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” the musical​ heritage of St. Peters​burg, and more.