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Transfer Navigators Staff
Name: Cinthia Gil
"Orientation is important because it is the first stepping stone into making a smooth transition here at RIC!"
Name: Edwin Santeliz
Major: Social Work
"Never be afraid. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."
Name: Erik Del Sid
"Push yourselves to be the best you can possibly be. Meet new people, do what you love, and know that coming to RIC will be one of the best decisions you've ever made."
Name: Joseph Navarette
"My advice to transfer students is to take summer classes if your life schedule allows it. It can help you graduate so much faster!"
Name: Kaila Acheson
Major: Political Science
"Always become involved because it always improves the experience they have at school. One thing that I found that I really enjoy is Ultimate Frisbee, it's really fun and a great way to make friends."
Name: Meghan Massey
Major: Management / Marketing
"Never be afraid to ask questions, there are so many people and resources available on campus to help, or point you in the right direction."
Name: Nathaniel Banks
"WELCOME TO RIC!!! We are so happy you are attending! My advice to any incoming student, Freshman or Transfer is to ASK QUESTIONS and PURSUE THE ANSWER! We are a group of people who love RIC and want you to love it too! Ask your questions as many times to as many people as you need. We want your experience here to be entirely yours! BE BOLD. ASK OFTEN. MAKE CONNECTIONS! This is your world, we are all just living in it!"
Name: Nicole Colavecchio
"Transfer Orientation is a good opportunity to meet other students going through the same transition as you; it also provides you with the necessary information to make your transfer as smooth as possible."
Name: Ronya Traynham
Major: Youth Development / Africana Studies
"I think orientation is important because when you are coming into a new college it can be scary not to know anyone or how the structure of the college is. So to meet someone that will tell you important ways survive this transfer process that is just amazing."
Name: Sandrith Perez
Major: Youth Development
"One piece of advice that I have for an incoming student is that it is okay to ask for help. There are many services RIC offer to their student for free. For example, Learning for Life and the counseling center."
Name: Sarah Belley
"Don't be afraid to go outside of your bubble get to know people on campus. There are some great people that attend RIC!"