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Alumni Events and Anniversaries

Alumni Events

  • Friday July 25 Young Alumni sponsor night at Pawtucket Red Sox.
  • Monday September 22 Alumni Golf Tournament, Cranston Country Club.
  • October 3-4 Homecoming 2003. Come back to RIC!
  • Friday October 3 Department of Nursing 30th Anniversary
  • Friday October 3 Rathskellar Reunion - PPAC
  • Saturday October 18 Upward Bound Reunion
  • Monday November 3 RIC New Orleans Alumni Get-Away
  • Thursday November 6 Faculty Research Exhibit and Reception  [Fortes Room, James P. Adams Library, 7:00 p.m.]
  • Wednesday November 12 Alumni Evening at Providence Performing Arts Center: Hairspray, 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday December 3 Political Science Alumni Presentation [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Tuesday December 9 Young Alumni Group Community Food Bank / Community Service Night [200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, 5 p.m.]
  • Wednesday December 10 Lecture Presentation: Alumna Robert Tidwell [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall 12:30 p.m.]


  • Friday January 30 RIC on the Road: Doubletree Hotel - West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Saturday January 31 RIC on the Road: Sanibel Harbour Resort - Florida
  • Thursday February 5 Young Alumni Group - Snow Tubing  [Yawgoo Valley, 6 p.m.]
  • Thursday February 12 Social Work Legislative Information Day. [Governor's State Room, Rhode Island State House, 2:30 pm.] Sponsored by the School of Social Work, celebrating 25 years, and the RI Chapter of NASW
  • Saturday February 14 Legacy Event [Donovan Dining Center, 11 a.m.] Congressman James R. Langevin '90 and Family - Honorary Chairs; Kathleen Swann '79 and daughter Elizabeth '03 - Chairs
  • Friday February 20 Young Alumni Group - Providence Bruins' Night [reception Trinity Brewhouse, 5 p.m., game time Dunkin' Donuts' Center, 7:05 p.m.]
  • Tuesday March 9 RIC on the Road: Washington, DC hosted by Congressman James R. Langevin '90
  • Wednesday March 24 Palumbo/Driscoll Conference Room Dedication [Alumni, Development, and College Relations - Building #10, 6:30 pm]
  • Wednesday March 24 Student Talent Show [Sapinsley Hall in the John Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.] Sponsored by the Alumni Association
  • Thursday March 25 "Childhood Sexual Abuse and Substance Use in Incarcerated Women" - Guest speaker Megan Hebert, Research Program Coordinator, Substance Abuse Research Unit, Rhode Island Hospital [Fogarty Life Science, 4 p.m.] reception,
    5 p.m., Alumni Lounge
  • Wednesday March 31 "The Role of Purpose in Life in Substance Abuse" - Guest Speaker Dr. Selene M. MacKinnon, Associate Director, Program Development and Administration - Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University [Horace Mann 191, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday April 7 RIC on the Road: The Sky Club, New York, NY [6 p.m.]
  • Friday April 9 Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies Symposium: Kathryn Powers, keynote speaker [Faculty Center South, 8 am]
  • Wednesday April 14 Psychology Alumni Symposium [Alumni Lounge, TBA]
  • Saturday April 17 New Student Luncheon [Faculty Center, 12:30 p.m.]
  • Saturday April 17 RIC on the Road: The Home of Beth and Mitch Malachowski '77, San Diego, CA [noon]
  • Friday April 30 Leadership Rhode Island / Rhode Island College Alumni Breakfast [President's House, 8 a.m.]
  • Thursday May 6 Alumni Awards Dinner and Presentation [Donovan Dining Center, 5:30 p.m.]
  • May 13-15 Golden Anniversary Celebration (class of 1954) [Thursday evening dinner, Pawtucket Country Club]
  • Wednesday May 19 A Tribute to Dean George Metrey upon his retirement and a 25th Anniversary Celebration of the School of Social Work [Donovan Dining Center, 5:30 p.m.]
  • Wednesday May 26 60th Reunion (class of 1944) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Friday May 28 65th Reunion (class of 1939) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Tuesday June 1 55th Reunion (class of 1949) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Wednesday June 2 Alumni Reunion (1924-1936) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Thursday June 3 Alumni Reunion (class of 1945) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]
  • Friday June 11 Alumni Reunion (class of 1940) [Alumni Lounge, Roberts Hall, noon]

For additional information about alumni events, call the Alumni Affairs office at RIC at (401) 456-8086.


In 2004, the School or Social Work will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Plans are underway for a guest speaker series, including the Thorp Lecture. The School of Social Work will take up occupancy in its new building on the East Campus in the Sesquicentennial year. A major celebration will follow. For more information, call the School at (401) 456-8042.

In the Sesquicentennial year, the department of Nursing will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Friday, October 3, 2003. Throughout the year, the department will welcome several guest speakers and will hold an educational summit series. For more information, call the department of Nursing at (401) 456-8013.

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