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​​​Student Organizations Directory​

The following student organizations have institutional recognition through the Rhode Island College Office of Student Activities. If your organization's information needs to be updated, please contact Student Activities at (401) 456-8034 or e-mail Resources for the organizations can be found here.

Visit the PFAC website for a list of clubs recognized by the Performing & Fine Arts Commission, and the Outside LinkAthletics Department website for a list of recognized club sports.​

Organization Description
To update accounting majors on internship opportunities and to allow students to learn about career information and network with major companies. Students are also able to become members in other accounting organizations, such as the IMA. Jerardo Serranojserrano_8916@email.ric.eduChristopher Diffleycdiffley_1989@email.ric.eduSusan
Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on students and young adults ages 14–25, Active Minds is opening up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued in the United States. To support the Active Minds mission, the Active Minds at RIC chapter is all about creating a campus culture that does not stigmatize mental health problems but rather speaks about them openly and supportively. Through various campus activities and events we intend to not only create a support network for those on campus struggling with mental illness but also to continuously educate and spread awareness regarding such issues.
activeminds@so.ric.eduDaniella Carnevaledcarnevale_1975@email.ric.eduTaylor Vieiratprovost_8527@email.ric.eduMonica
The purpose of Alpha Sigma Phi is to Better the Man, through the creation and perpetuation of brotherhood founded upon the values of character: Silence, Charity, Purity, Honor, Patriotism.
National Panhellenic sorority founded on November 4, 1899 at Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University). The sorority has more than 80 active chapters and colonies nationwide. Alpha Sigma Tau has a long history of philanthropy and community service. The Sorority's official philanthropy is Pine Mountain Settlement School, and its official service project is Habitat for Humanity. Additionally, individual collegiate and alumnae chapters coordinate local philanthropic fundraisers and service projects. Madeleine Leblancmleblanc_3965@email.ric.eduKristen Huettemankhuetteman_3640@email.ric.eduShawna
To further enhance the professional development of marketing students. As well as, spark the creativity of students by doing projects, events, promotions and web-design.
amaclub@so.ric.edu Gonzalezagonzalez_3181@email.ric.eduGrace Zangarigzangari_9833@email.ric.eduStephen
The Anchor, Rhode Island College's independent, student-run newspaper since 1928, is a weekly publication that provides RIC and the surrounding community with the latest news, sports, arts and entertainment, lifestyles and opinions. The Anchor provides students with the opportunity to engage in all aspects of the production of the newspaper including writing, editing, photography, graphics, sales and circulation.
editorinchief@anchorweb.org Samantha Scettasscetta_2640@email.ric.eduLucille D. Dinaroldinaro_4202@email.ric.eduMichael
To increase knowledge and awareness of television and video production through hands-on experience. To act as a creative outlet for students who wish to participate in television and video production, and to exhibit students' work to a large audience on a regular basis via closed circuit TV and the Internet. Jake Elmsliejelmslie_0149@email.ric.eduLauren Cenedellalcendella_2763@email.ric.eduMichael
To promote anthropological understanding throughout the campus and organize events to encourage students to take part in Non-Western traditions. Sarah Lauriannoslaurianno_5166@email.ric.eduAndrew Flanaganaflanagan_1973@email.ric.eduElijah
APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) is a student organization that focuses on all aspects of supply chain management.
apics@so.ric.eduDylan Tavaresdtavares_5293@email.ric.eduPaul
ASA is an organization that serves as a voice for the cultural and social interests of Southeast Asian students at Rhode Island College. Our goal is to educate and bring awareness to students on campus and off campus by providing interaction opportunities for the Rhode Island College and greater Rhode Island communities.
asianstudents@so.ric.eduKiara Perezkperez_5986@email.ric.eduKim Houtkhout_6082@email.ric.eduMoonsil
To encourage activities which educate and promote the value of social work. Through this effort, we hope to generate concern for oppressed and marginalized populations and raise awareness of important social issues such as domestic violence, poverty, substance abuse, racism, sexism and homophobia. David Angelldangell_2774@email.ric.eduChristopher Conticconti_3204@email.ric.eduStefan
A chance to introduce students to the exciting world of ballroom and Latin dance. With opportunities to learn the elegant steps of the waltz or the energy-filled jump of the swing, ballroom and Latin dance is the best way to meet new people, dance competitively or socially or just have a great time. Insta/Facebook: @ricballroom http://www.ricballroom.comKatherine Emingerkeminger_5527@email.ric.eduJulia McAdamsjmcadams_1992@email.ric.eduJoseph L.
Strives to enhance communication between biology students and faculty, increase awareness of biology and medical technology issues and current events, and increase the sense of community in the biology department. Instagram: @ricbioclub Melanie Craganmcragan_6340@email.ric.eduAlice Phillipsaphillips_0556@email.ric.eduEric
To promote and teach the game of chess at Rhode Island College through meetings, tournaments, and events. The Chess Club encourages all members of the Rhode Island College community to socialize, relax, and enjoy spirited competition.
chessclub@so.ric.eduPeter Iwamotopiwamoto_1277@email.ric.eduSlade Alvessalves_7921@email.ric.eduWalter
Chi Sigma Iota is the international honor society of professional counseling and for professional counselors. Our mission is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.
csi@so.ric.eduAlexandra Broccoliabroccoli_9441@email.ric.eduElizabeth Greenleafegreenleaf_9230@email.ric.eduMichelle Kay Crossleymcrossley@ric.edu401-456-8638
Our mission is to provide Christian student leaders with the skills, resources, relationships, and biblical teachings they need in order to speak up on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people at this crucial time. CUFI on Campus is a national initiative of Christians United for Israel that was founded in 2007. As anti-Semitic activity on American college campuses has steadily increased, CUFI recognizes that Christian students have a responsibility to speak up on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people Instagram: @cufi_ric
riccufi@gmail.com Tiodorctiodor_6956@email.ric.eduDelta Ayresdayres_6454@email.ric.eduJoise
To raise artistic and aesthetic awareness and develop technical skills and abilitites of club members as it pertains to the use of ceramic media. To discuss works created by members and developments made by artists within the field of ceramics. To facialitate artistic development of members by sponsoring visiting artisits, gallery visits, and specialty kiln firings.
clubmudd@so.ric.eduMargaret Bearsembearse_9202@email.ric.eduKyra L. Garabediankgarabedian_2169@email.ric.eduCraig
The Co-op is a licensed preschool and daycare facility which provides quality child care for the children of RIC students, faculty, and staff. Kalsey Bakba_3107@email.ric.eduPatrice Turnipseedpturnipseed_9318@email.ric.eduBrian Stevensbstevens@ric.eduAlan
Delta Phi Epsilon is an organization that is built on the bonds of sisterhood, pride in the sorority, and support for one another. The mission of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority is to develop in women a social consciousness and a commitment to think and act for the greater good. The work done for the philanthropies, National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation instills the desire to be active in the community. Kirsten Silvermanksilverman_9670@email.ric.eduAmy Propstapropst_1578@email.ric.eduDenise
To promote sustainability within our school and community through various educational functions, a school garden, and other events that foster community partnerships. Insta: @ric_environmentalclub
environmentalclub@so.ric.eduJeni Melojmelo_8988@email.ric.eduMaria Gaskellmgaskell_2995@email.ric.eduJames Murphyjmurphy2@ric.eduDean
The goal of our organization is to promotd financial literacy within the student body. Also to help advance finance students in the field of finance through networking and training.
financeclub@so.ric.eduEsteban Kelvin Lopesklopes_1245@email.ric.eduKemal
The organization that represents the interests of the freshman class. Contact Student Community Government to learn how to run.
GAMER strives to provide an open forum for people interested in role-playing games, video games, miniature war games, card collecting games (CCG), and board games. We encourage members to come learn new games or play an old favorite. GAMER is open to anyone interested in games, no matter your level of skill or experience.
gamer@so.ric.eduCasey Williamscwilliams_6540@email.ric.eduMatthew Latondressemlatondresse_6017@email.ric.eduKenneth Hughes
Harambee, which is Kiswahili means "unity" or "stand together," is the name of Rhode Island College 's multicultural student organization.  The members primarily consist of students from throughout the African Diaspora (African-American, Afro-Carribean, Continental African) and welcomes others from diverse cultural backgrounds.  The purpose of the organization is to provide cultural experiences that will be beneficial in our search for our heritage; to coordinate our educational experiences so that others may learn from us; and to engage in social activities that allows us to show our responsibility to society.
harambee@so.ric.eduJawon Andersonjanderson_2980@email.ric.eduLavonne
The Health, Wellness, and Fitness Organization provides programming and information for students who are interested in living a healthy lifestyle.
healthwellness@so.ric.eduAndrew Albroaalbro_9348@email.ric.eduMeredith Whitakermwhitaker_2054@email.ric.eduKristen
To provide Rhode Island College student mentors with selected Henry Barnard School students to build lasting friendships and to provide one-on-one social and emotional support.
hbsmentors@so.ric.eduKaitlin Dobsonkdobson_8761@email.ric.eduBryana Aguiarbaguiar_9313@email.ric.eduHolly
RIC Intervarsity seeks to be a welcoming Christian community that offers open access to anyone seeking connection with God, people and the greater RIC community.
InterVarsity.ric.316@gmail.comhttp://www.ricintervarsity.wordpress.comBrooxana Pierrebpierre_4323@email.ric.eduThomas Yakeytyakey_1692@email.ric.eduJeannine
The organization that represents the interests of the junior class. Contact Student Community Government to learn how to run.
National fraternity aiming to bring men of good character together to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood.
Kappa Sigma Colony is the largest college social fraternity in the world with more than 230,000 living members, including over 20,000 undergraduates and 320 Chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada. Founded in 1869 at the University of Virginia, Kappa Sigma Colony International Headquarters is based in Charlottesville, Virginia.
kappasigma@so.ric.eduSam Harlowsharlow_6166@email.ric.eduJohn Dalyjdaly_8356@email.ric.eduJeffrey
LASO is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in developing our member's individual potential. We acknowledge that the richness of our culture's identity should aid us in achieving our academic and social goals. LASO is a supportive organization, which encourages its members to learn about diversity of the Latino culture, while promoting leadership development within us all. As the influence and impact of Latin American people and culture has increased in the United States and abroad, LASO has built networks of support in cooperation with other clubs, organizations, associations of the college administration, and our friends. LASO is determined to seek strengths in union as Latino students face critical juncture in higher education; which includes decreasing enrollment nationwide and lack of support and resources. LASO is committed to the use of our skills, knowledge, and energy to contribute to the welfare of our people, society, and the world. Our membership is made up of diverse students from Latin America, Caribbean Islands, Central America, and South America, as well from various ethnic groups. All students are welcome!!
laso@so.ric.eduPerla Torresptorres_6420@email.ric.eduKim Sandovalksandoval_9263@email.ric.eduPegah
The Love Your Melon Campus Crew Program is a Crew made up of students who are determined to improve the lives of children battling cancer. In communities across the country, our Crew Members raise awareness for childhood cancer, represent the brand through promotional events and personally engage with our charitable programming initiatives.
ricloveyourmelon@gmail.comwww.loveyourmelon.comKatherine Bragancakbraganca_6141@email.ric.eduJulie Marciniakjmarciniak_2865@email.ric.eduSheri
The purpose of the Muslim Students Association is to create a welcoming and accessible space for students and faculty that identify as, or with, Muslims. We aim to host events around campus to create awareness of the religion. We are a unified voice for students at RIC for any accommodation and religious needs that students may find necessary on campus.
msa@so.ric.eduIsraa Al-Nubaniialnubani_9300@email.ric.eduMohammed Chaghlilmchaghlll_3574@email.ric.eduSally
NRHH is composed of the top 1% of student leaders on campuses across the world. Furthermore, NRHH has four pillars that each member can continue to strive to achieve: scholastics, recognition, service and leadership. Mackenzie Johnsonmjohnson_2871@email.ric.eduAmanda Haluchahaluch_0692@email.ric.eduJames
The RIC chapter of the National Science Teachers Association allows aspiring science teachers at Rhode Island College to become acquainted with each other in an informal environment, to discuss their paths through the education program, and to enhance their science education.
nsta@so.ric.eduhttp://www.nsta.orgNicole Grammasngrammas_5237@email.ric.eduMelanie Howardmhoward_0196@email.ric.eduSuzanne
We build leaders who make a better world. DelSignoreddelsignore_0763@email.ric.eduMaria Cabralmcabral_8355@email.ric.eduVanessa
To educate ourselves and others about the field of speech and hearing sciences and to prepare ourselves for entrance into the field of speech language pathology and audiology. Sydney Zechszech_0898@email.ric.eduIsabella Lopezilopez_5195@email.ric.eduTed
Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is a national sorority committed to the development of collegiate and professional women through sisterhood, diversity, leadership, service, and academic excellence. The purpose of Omega Phi Beta is to service and educate people of diverse backgrounds through sisterhood, leadership, and guidance. As positive role models, we promote unity of all cultures, focus on the empowerment of our gender and raise the standards of excellence in our academic, social, and personal endeavors.
This group provides an outlet for members of the RIC community to enjoy and experience ANIME as well as Japanese and East Asian cultures.
otaku@so.ric.edu Kennedymkennedy_9014@email.ric.eduElizabeth
The Physical Science Club is for students who are interested in learning more about any type of physical sciences
scienceclub@so.ric.eduMorgan Andrewsmandrews_2564@email.ric.eduScarlet Santosssantos_9816@email.ric.eduMedini
The purpose of the Political Science Club is to generate interest and participation in the political process to all interested RIC students. Kazandra Delos Reyeskdelosreyes_0159@email.ric.eduTylar Rodriguestrodrigues_3039@email.ric.eduRobyn Linderlinde@ric.edu401-274-1011Michelle
The Rhode Island College Pre-Law Society seeks to provide information and resources to undergraduate and graduate students of Rhode Island College who are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field, in addition to fostering engagement with the law by facilitating discussion and exploration of its various applications in society.
prelaw@so.ric.eduJean Marie Arnoldjarnold_3710@email.ric.eduCaylen Williamscwilliams_4556@email.ric.eduThomas
The goal of this organization is to help those of different sexual orientations and identities (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer) be comfortable with who they are in the light of college life. It is also this group's goal to give these people a voice to be heard at RIC. Facebook/Instagram: @ricpride
pride@so.ric.eduDerek Sherlockdsherlock_3845@email.ric.eduCarley Loisellecloiselle_1535@email.ric.eduVanessa Ruggierivruggieri@ric.eduWarren
Our club provides students who share a collective passion for printmaking, opportunities and experiences related to the printmaking world. We engage in Visiting Artist talks, print trade exchanges, exhibition opportunities, fundraising efforts, and encourage our members to attend professional conferences related to the field.
printmaking@so.ric.eduNicolle St. Cyrnstcyr_0352@email.ric.eduSandra Morasmora_4735@email.ric.eduJohn Paul
To provide out of class extra-curricular activities for students. To create a sense of community among RIC students and to create a social setting of educational and recreational nature.
ricprogeb@gmail.comHaley Johnsonhjohnson_7428@email.ric.eduAlexander Rameakaarameaka_5173@email.ric.eduBrittany Murtaughbmurtaugh@ric.eduMike
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology
psichi@so.ric.eduMelissa Kazarianmkazarian_8921@email.ric.eduMikayla Dubismdubis_5895@email.ric.eduDavid Sugarmandsugarman@ric.eduKatherine
Psych Society is dedicated to promoting a path to learning about the field of psychology as well as possible internships, research projects, and job opportunities. Instagram: @ric_psychsociety Melissa Kazarianmkazarian_8921@email.ric.eduMikayla Dubismdubis_5895@email.ric.eduDavid Sugarmandsugarman@ric.eduKatherine
The Resident Student Association (RSA) is comprised of students living both in the residence halls and off-campus. The goal for RSA is to assist with students' needs and concerns and to provide programs for the residents which are on a larger scale than the ones that the Hall Councils usually provide. Representatives from all six halls help promote and recruit new members within their respective residence halls and meet together on a regularly scheduled basis. Another goal for RSA is to improve residential life and to promote unity throughout the campus community. Some recent events include duck hunt, res-week, dodgeball, carnival, ice cream socials, campaigns for better food service at the college, increased safety for motor vehicles and parking area, review and update of Residence Hall Policies, sponsorship of marathons to raise money for charity, semi-formal dances, talent shows, trips to plays and sporting events and many other on-campus events. Funding is provided for this organization by Student Community Government (student activity fees). RSA also works closely with Hall Councils, the Office of Residential Life and Housing, and other organizations. RSA is run by the students and elects students from within the group to serve on an Executive Board. Edward I. Hopperehopper_5388@email.ric.eduSarah Frenchsfrench_4108@email.ric.eduNachel Mottanmotta@ric.eduJames
RICESS provides a peer support system as many like-minded individuals come together to discuss the various challenges social studies educators face while giving members the opportunity and resources to expand their skills. Lariveedlarivee_8322@email.ric.eduMaria Discuillomdiscuillo_1369@email.ric.eduMark
The purpose of RICHA is to provide a social forum for healthcare administration students to build relationships with one another and to engage professionals in the healthcare field. Through RICHA, students will learn more about the healthcare administration and gain support in their pursuit of becoming professionals.
healthcareclub@so.ric.eduIan Beganskiibeganski_8159@email.ric.eduMarianne
RIC Metalsmiths is a club blossoming from the Jewelry-Metalsmithing department of Rhode Island College. The purpose of this club is to highlight one of the many art concentrations offered on our college campus. As a group, we would like to create a student run co-learning environment where students can assist each other with learning new techniques as well to educate the "Non-Art Major" about our concentration! Our mission is to create an educational and social link with our peers as well as to create demos and events where we can invite "non-artists" in on the fun!
metalsmiths@so.ric.eduAnalise Madriagaamadriaga_3548@email.ric.eduHanna Queernhqueern_8669@email.ric.eduDianne
As aspiring medical personnel (such as medical doctors, optometry doctors, physician assistants, veterinarians, pharmacists, dentists, and the like) it is vital to our future success within the health services community to establish a strong network of support and guidance throughout our undergraduate, and graduate studies encompassing the Rhode Island College student community. The aspirations of the RIC Pre-Health Organization are quite vast, yet the main objective is to establish a community of like minds that share a similar passion and dedication to the field of medicine. The goal of this club is expose the RIC pre-health students to the extensive resources outside of Rhode Island College community, and enlighten the medical scholars to additional resources and volunteer opportunities that will enhance their future career opportunities within the medicine field.
prehealth@so.ric.eduMatthew Schiavomschiavo_8441@email.ric.eduMeaghan Gouldmgould_4678@email.ric.eduDr. Eric
The purpose of this organization is to form an educational community for students in and around recovery. This organization aims to create a safe and open environment for students to receive support from each other as well as learn about recovery.
ricoveryorg@so.ric.eduJessica Zuraweljzurawel_9100@email.ric.eduAnaclariza Riveraarivera_5519@email.ric.eduBethany
SNL is a spiritually based group focused on providing consistent Bible discussion groups and service opportunities involving the RIC community.
snl@so.ric.eduJennifer Contrerasjcontreras_6781@email.ric.eduJake DeBloisjdeblois_3060@email.ric.eduCarlo
The organization that represents the interests of the senior class. 
RIC's literary magazine. Sarah Hackworthshackworth_7651@email.ric.eduJordan Payeurjpayeur_4792@email.ric.eduCarrie
To cultivate a network of small community groups in which students can discuss what it means to pursue God in faith, education, and through acting justly in the community. Ariel Lewisalewis_5751@email.ric.eduMadeleine LaPlantemlaplante_1729@email.ric.eduTerri
The organization that represents the interests of the sophomore class. Contact Student Community Government to learn how to run.
As a Spanish language learner, any Rhode Island College student is now able to practice their Spanish during una hora de conversation, movie days, and on trips to cultural events around Rhode Island, Boston, and New York. Through these opportunities students can practice their conversational skills in an English-free zone. Daniel Clarkindclarkin_1556@email.ric.eduHaleigh Staradumskyhstaradumcky_0792@email.ric.eduMaricarmen
Student Community Government acts as a forum for students to address various issues and concerns affecting students at RIC. It also facilitates the growth and continuity of student organizations on campus by overseeing their operating and funding them. Percyjpercy_3835@email.ric.eduSekani Cainscain_0226@email.ric.eduMark Mottemmotte@ric.eduTamika
To promote high standards of nursing practice through nursing education, to provide programs representative of current professional interests and concerns to nursing students, to inform the student body of the nature of professional nursing. Also, to provide a forum for investigation of issues in healthcare and to speak for better health in the college community.
ricstudentnurse@gmail.comKaileigh Petitkpetit_4300@email.ric.eduSondra Bouchardsbouchard_4773@email.ric.eduSheri
The purpose of the Student Veterans Organization will be to provide a network of support for military veterans, their families and civilian supporters, to educate the college community about the experiences of military veterans, and work with the college administration to meet the needs of student veterans and prospective student veterans. Gregory Charpentiergcharpentier_2878@email.ric.eduLaychhay Unglung_9628@email.ric.eduSteven
The purpose of the Student-Parent Association is to advocate and provide resources to student parents. The organization will collaborate with other programs on campus and in the community to assist and ensure academic excellence and success. Additionally, the organization will provide a centralized platform for students to discuss various topics related to balancing work, school, and family.
spa@so.ric.eduAudris Valdezavaldez_7008@email.ric.eduAlixandra Sollittoasollitto_1571@email.ric.eduMarissa
The purpose of The Harvest Campus Ministry Internation is to spiritually impact the RIC community with the saving power of the gospel of Jesus Christ by hosting bible studies, testimonies, social and evangelism and a gospel choir.
theharvest@so.ric.eduwww.campusnow.orgRachel Fontesrfontes_9168@email.ric.eduJayana Greenejgreene_5820@email.ric.eduDavid
Theta Delta Sigma is the first multicultural and gender-inclusive Greek Life organization at RIC. A dynamic Siblinghood (sister & brotherhood), committed to making diversity the rule, not the exception. We believe in providing a positive experience for everyone, cultivating a safe environment that promotes leadership, scholarship, service, and lifelong friendship.
ric@thetadeltasigma.orgwww.thetas.orgBithja Meusbmeus_9454@email.ric.eduMaria Lopezmlopez_4283@email.ric.eduPegah
Theta Phi Alpha is a national women's social fraternity, and is a member of the National Panhellenic Conference. The mission of Theta Phi Alpha encompasses far more than providing a social network for college women. For more than 90 years, the sisters of Theta Phi Alpha have maintained a history rich in educational excellence, professional achievement, and a deep commitment to social service. Instagram: @thetaphiric Lundinklundin_1563@email.ric.eduKendall Harrisonkharrison_4169@email.ric.eduCynthia
VISA is a student organization focused on supporting international students, all are welcome to join!
Adaobi Ajegboaajegbo_7020@email.ric.eduClaudio Ialongocialongo_2886@email.ric.eduKarina
WXIN is here to provide the RIC community with responsible programming, teach newcomers about the music and radio industries, increase our knowledge and understanding of broadcast radio through experience, and provide and outlet for students to express themselves creatively within FCC rules and radio ethics. Taylor Vutechtvutech_5621@email.ric.eduNicholas Sadowskinsadowski_4815@email.ric.eduMichael
The Youth Development Organization shall serve the Rhode Island College community in a variety of ways: community outreach, knowledge-building, activism, and volunteerism. Members will be encouraged to get involved with local youth and organizations to gain an understanding of jobs that involving working with young people. Ronya Traynhamrtraynham_0997@email.ric.eduSandrith
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