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 activities@ric.edu. 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.

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A

Accounting Association 

 

President
Bryan Pratt

Vice President
Danielle Octeau

Advisor
Lisa Church

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
acctclub@so.ric.edu

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.

Active Minds

 

President
Amanda Irwin

Vice President
Brittany Ferzoco

Advisor
Denise Smith

Office Location
Student Union 424

Organization E-Mail Address
activeminds@so.ric.edu

To create an awareness and help change the attitude toward the topic of mental health.  Also, to help eliminate the stigmate that surround the issues of mental health through informative activities and events.

Advocacy and Beyond Club

 

President
Maryabby Jusayan

Vice President
Conor O'Brien

Advisor
Kerri Rossi

Office Location
Student Union 424

Organization E-Mail Address
AandBclub@so.ric.edu

To encourage, educate, and empower all students, faculty, and campus groups to advocate for individuals with disabilities at Rhode Island College and beyond!

Alpha Sigma Tau (AST)

 

President
Liz Radwan

Vice President
Vicky Alves

Advisor
Pamela Christman

Office Location
Student Union 418

Organization E-Mail Address
alphasigmatau@so.ric.edu

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. 

Outside LinkAmerican Marketing Association, AMA

 

President
Abigail Morse

Vice President
Jonathan Clark

Advisor
Stephen Ramocki

Office Location
Student Union 426

Organization E-Mail Address
amaclub@so.ric.edu

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.

Outside LinkAnchor

 

President
Editor-in-Chief
Louisa D'Ovidio

Vice President
Shane Inman

Advisor
Michelle Brophy-Baermann

Office Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
editorinchief@anchorweb.org

 

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.

Outside LinkAnchor TV

 

President
Andrew Spaziano

Vice President
Robbie Rhodes

Advisor
Brian Knoth

Office Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
anchortv@so.ric.edu
info@anchortv.org

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.

Anthropos

 

President
Margaret Desjarlais

Vice President
Alyssa Dubis

Advisor
Peter Little

Organization E-Mail Address
anthropos@so.ric.edu

To promote anthropological understanding throughout the campus and organize events to encourage students to take part in Non-Western traditions.

Asian Student Association

 

President
Linda Lin

Vice President
Jasmine Rivas Corado

Advisor
Kristen Salemi

Advisor 2
Moonsil Kim

Office Location
Student Union 426

Organization E-Mail Address
asianstudents@so.ric.edu

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.

Association of Computer Machinery

 

President
Stacy Vang

Vice President
Jackie Thompson

Advisors
Computer Science
Kate Sanders

Raafat Elfouly

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Organization E-Mail Address
acm@so.ric.edu

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) is a student organization primarily for computer information systems (CIS) and computer science (CS) majors but is open to all RIC students that are interested in computer science, information systems, and/or information technology

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Bachelor's of Social Work Organization (BSWO)

 

President
Sctoo Bjurman

Vice President
Michael Galipeau
                                                                           
Advisor
Scott Mueller

Organization E-Mail Address
bswo@so.ric.edu

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.

Outside LinkBallroom Dance Club

 

President
Noah Carsten

Vice President
Christine Thompson

Advisor
Olga Juzyn

Office Location
Student Union 428

Organization E-Mail Address
ballroomclub@so.ric.edu

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.

Biology Club

President
Phil Ashkar

Vice President
Shiler Mohammed

Advisor
Breea Govenar

Organization E-Mail Address
bioclub@so.ric.edu

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.

Bringing Books to Life

 

President
Matthew Leo

Vice President
Nat Cokely

Advisor
Anita Duneer

Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail Address
bringingbooks2life@so.ric.edu

To promote reading in young people through the organization and hosting of numerous events at RIC and in the surrounding communities.

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C

Cape Verdean Student Association

 

President
Romira Monteiro
                                                                           
Vice President

Tatiana Reis

Advisor
Antoinette Gomes
Silvia Oliveira

Office Location
Student Union 428

Organization E-Mail Address
cvsa@so.ric.edu

The Cape Verdean Student Association is an organization committed to the preservation of the Cape Verdean culture and history.

Cat Coalition, RIC

 

President
Jeremy Boutin
                                                                           
Vice President

Kendall Wieman

Advisor
Eric Hall

Organization E-Mail Address
catcoalition@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Cat Coalition (RICCC) is an organization dedicated to the love of animals, raise awareness of the proper treatment of animals, and the importance of spaying/neutering animals while creating a positive environment where members can relax and discuss their love for cats.

Chess Club

 

President
Yuhua Kong
Vice President
Patrick Hurd

Secretary
Robert Smith

Advisor
Arthur Patrie

Organization E-Mail Address
chessclub@so.ric.edu

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. 

Chi Sigma Iota

 

President
Elena Yee
Vice President
Sabrina Parillo

Advisor
Michelle Crossley

Organization E-Mail Address
csi@so.ric.edu

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.

Club Mudd

 

President
Brittany Dias
Vice President
Abigail Dandurand

Advisor
Craig Bachman

Organization E-Mail Address
clubmudd@so.ric.edu

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.

Communications Club

 

President
Nicole Morra

Vice President
Danielle Rouleau

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Organization E-Mail Address
commclub@so.ric.edu

To represent the students of the Communications Department and offer programs and activities geared to exploring the various disciplines wihtin the field.  We pride ourselves on creating and maintaining communications-focused events that combine academic theory and real world experiences from professionals.

Outside LinkCooperative Preschool

 

President
Meg Adair

Vice President
Cassie Doull

Advisor
Alan Salemi

Head Teacher
Carolyn Shields

Location
Whipple Annex
(401) 456-8154

Organization E-Mail Address
coopreschool@so.ric.edu

The Co-op is a licensed preschool and daycare facility which provides quality child care for the children of RIC students, faculty, and staff.

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Delta Phi Epsilon

 

President
Gianna Cairo

Vice President
Erika Falandys

Advisor
Dennis Sousa

Office Location
Student Union 420

Organization E-Mail Address
deltaphiepsilon@so.ric.edu

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.

Democrats, RIC

 

President
Bayley Forshee

Vice President
Nicauris Heredia Rosario

Advisor
Michelle Brophy-Baermann

Organization E-Mail Address
ricdemocrats@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Democrats works to stimulate an active interest in governmental affairs, and foster and promote the ideals and principles of the Democratic Party.

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E

English Club

 

President
Michael Deluca-Lawton

Vice President
Caleb McPhee

Advisor
Russell Potter
                                                                         
Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail
englishclub@so.ric.edu

 

Social and intellectual activity among members of the RIC community, especailly those majoring/minoring in English, and literature enthusiasts. Provides and opportunity for networking and academic support.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Environmental Club

 

President
Addison Bermann

Vice President
Mayra Mendoza


Advisor
James Murphy

Organization E-Mail
environmentalclub@so.ric.edu

To promote sustainability within our school and community through various educational functions, a school garden, and other events that foster community partnerships.

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F

Feminists United

 

President
Cedar Hayes

Vice President
Ava Mascena
                                                                          
Advisor

Leslie Schuster
Janice Okoomian

Office Location
Student Union 423

Organization E-Mail Address
feminists@so.ric.edu

To spread awareness of women's issues on campus by focusing on activism, feminism, and women's rights.  In addition, we strive to change stereotypes and to act in support of unity and gender equality.


                                                                                                                                                                                        

Freshman Class Council

 

President
Slade Sharman

Vice President
Justin Cormac
                                                                          
Advisor

Organization E-Mail Address
freshmanclass@so.ric.edu

 

The organization that represents the interests of the freshman class.


                                                                                                                                                                                       

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G

GAMER

 

President
Cameron Evans

Vice President
Jose Avila-Crespo

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Organization E-Mail Address
gamer@so.ric.edu

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

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H

Health, Wellness, and Fitness Organization

 

President
Morgan Shambo

Vice President
Adriana Vanikiotis

Advisor
Kristen Pepin

Organization E-Mail Address
healthwellness@so.ric.edu

The Health, Wellness, and Fitness Organization provides programming and information for students who are interested in living a healthy lifestyle.

Henry Barnard School Mentors

 

President
Caitlin Wirth

Vice President
Sydney Curran

Advisor
Holly Nagib

Organization E-Mail Address
hbsmentors@so.ric.edu

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.

Hip Hop Dance Organization

 

President
Alexander Crespo-Rosario


Advisor
Maria Muccio

The purpose of the Hip Hop Dance Organization is for Rhode Island College students and friends to all come together and get a better understanding of the culture of Hip Hop. We express ourselves by dancing with the music, make fun dance routines and most importantly, make new friends. You do not need to be an experienced dancer to be a part of the organization, if you are interested we can teach you the basic moves of Hip Hop/and or breakdancing to get you started. Be positively motivated!

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Outside LinkIntervarsity Christian Fellowship

 

President
LeeShonel Ayala

Vice President
Josafat Morales
                                                                          
Advisor

Jeannine Olson

Organization E-Mail Address
InterVarsity.ric.316@gmail.com

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

Outside LinkIota Phi Theta

 

President
Thompson Kuti

Advisor
Brian Lalli

Organization E-Mail Address
iotaphitheta@so.ric.edu

Founded in 1963, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is an organization which upholds the principles of scholarship, leadership, citizenship, fidelity, and brotherhood.

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J

Junior Class Council

 

President
Mia Palombo

Vice President
Caitlin Wirth
Advisor
Seth Dixon

Organization E-Mail Address
juniorclass@so.ric.edu

The organization that represents the interests of the junior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

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K

Outside LinkKappa Delta Phi

 

President
Zachary Deutsch

Vice President
Josh Faiola

Advisor
James Murphy

Office Location
Student Union 419

Organization E-Mail Address
kappadeltaphi@so.ric.edu

National fraternity aiming to bring men of good character together to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood.                                                                                                                                                              

Kappa Sigma

 

President
Lyonel Ericastilla

Vice President
Mason Hubert

Organization E-Mail Address
kappasigma@so.ric.edu

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.

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L

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

 

President
Emelia Orellana

Vice President
Sissy Rosso

Advisors
David Espinosa

Organization E-Mail Address
laso@so.ric.edu

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!!

LIFE: Live, Inspire, Fight, Educate

 

President
Kia Smith

Vice President
Edwin Nieves

Advisor
Antoinette Gomes

Organization E-Mail Address
lifeorg.ric@gmail.com

To unite and strengthen diverse individuals and organizations fighting for education equity, justice, and various issues, such as the elimination of disease, illiteracy, poverty, and ignorance, through alliance building, leadership development, and action.

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M

Outside LinkMiddle School Association

 

President
Lauren English
                                                                         
Vice President

Christopher Costa

Advisors
Julie Horwitz

Organization E-Mail Address
ricmsa@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Middle School Association is a student organization that aims to support the professional and pedagogical development of students who are seeking middle level endorsement. This organization brings best practicing middle level teachers and administrators from the state of Rhode Island, to Rhode Island College, in an effort to promote and educate our members about the various aspects of the middle school model. A panel like format provides ample opportunity for our members to interact and learn from these highly acclaimed middle level educators. RICMSA is dedicated to providing its members with meetings that focus on cutting edge middle level practices, strategies and philosophies.

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National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

 

President
Brendan Cody

Vice President
Rosario Romare

Advisor
Alize Cordell

Organization E-Mail Address
nrhh@so.ric.edu

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

Outside LinkNational Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

 

President
Vanessa Ruggieri

Vice President
Christian Ferreira

Advisors
Paul Jacques
Christine Connolly

Office Location
Student Union 429

Organization E-Mail Address

nsls@so.ric.edu

We build leaders who make a better world.

Outside LinkNational Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

 

President
Amy Lord

Vice President
Rebekah Furtado

Advisor
Suzanne Conklin

Organization E-Mail Address
nsta@so.ric.edu

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.

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

 

President
Alexandra Broccoli

Vice President
Gianna D'Amico

Advisor
Eung-Jun Min

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
ric_nsslha@so.ric.edu

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.

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O

Ocean State Film Society

 

President
Elizabeth Spencer
                                                                              
Vice President

Julio Borges

Advisor
Vincent Bohlinger

Organization E-Mail Address
filmsocietyclub@so.ric.edu

To allow students greater participation in the entire filmmaking process: pre-production, production, post-production, promotion, and distribution with the goal of participating in the film festival circuit.  To develop a deep appreciation for film through screenings, discussions, and guest speakers.

Omega Phi Beta Sorority

 

President
Scarlet Santos
                                                                              
Vice President

Carolina Rosario

Advisor
Jessica Pearson

Organization E-Mail Address
ric@omegaphibeta.org

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 servce 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.

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President
Caleb McPhee

Vice President
Kimberly Maillous

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Organization E-Mail Address
otaku@so.ric.edu

This group provides an outlet for members of the RIC community to enjoy and experience ANIME as well as Japanese and East Asian cultures.

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Phi Mu Delta

 

President
Jose Rosario

Vice President
Nick Duhamel

Advisor
Alex Khoury

Office Location
Student Union 419

Organization E-Mail Address
ricpmd@gmail.com

Founded nationally in 1918 as the first national fraternity to accept men regardless of their race or religious affiliation, Phi Mu Delta has as its mission to provide a postitive fraternity experience for today's college man, encouraging high personal standards, morally, mentally, and spiritally, and, to help its members live the ideals of our founders: democracy, brotherhood, and service.

Pi Sigma Alpha

 

President
Nicauris Heredia Rosario

Vice President
Michelle Arias

Advisor
Michelle Brophy-Baermann
Organization E-Mail Address
psahonors@so.ric.edu

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, intends to recognize excellence in academic achievement by college and university students in the fields of political science, government, international, and public affairs; to stimulate scholarship and interest in political science; and to promote civil dialogue.

Political Science Club

 

President
Michelle Arias

Vice President
Carson Moore

Advisor
Robyn Linde
Advisor 2
Michelle Brophy-Baermann

Organization E-Mail Address
polisciclub@so.ric.edu

The purpose of the Political Science Club is to generate interest and participation in the political process to all interested RIC students.

Pride Alliance

President
Vanessa Ruggieri

Vice President
Brenden Melody

Advisor
Robyn Linde

Office Location
Student Union 425

Organization E-Mail Address
pride@so.ric.edu

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.

Programming, RIC

 

President
Katie Salisbury

Vice President
Kelly Harlow

Advisor
Mark Paolucci

Location
Student Union 430

Organization E-Mail Address
programming@so.ric.edu

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.

Psi Chi

 

President
Amber Champagne

Vice President


Advisors
David Sugarman
Duncan White

Meeting Information
 

Organization E-Mail Address
psichi@so.ric.edu

Psi Chi is the honorary society for students studying psychology.

Psych Society

 

President
Erin Blackmer

Vice President
Martizma Jaramillo

Advisors
David Sugarman
Duncan White

Organization E-Mail Address
psychsociety@so.ric.edu

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.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

 

President
Thomas Cawley

Vice President
Adriana Ambari

Advisor
Kay Israel

Organization E-Mail Address
prssa@so.ric.edu

The RIC PRSSA chapter is one of three chapters in Rhode Island that are associated with the national Public Relations Student Society of America.  As a group, they make connections and gain experience with public relations professionals.

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Resident Student Association

 

President
Nakita Guerrouxo

Vice President
Brendan Cody
                                                                         
Advisor
Alex Khoury

Meeting Information
Mondays
9pm
Weber Lounge

Organization E-Mail Address
rsa@so.ric.edu

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 halp 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 activitiy 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.

RICESS (RIC Educators of
Social Studies)

 

President
Tanya Townsend

Vice President
Kaileen Field

Advisors
Ellen Bigler
Whitney Blankenship

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
ricess@so.ric.edu

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.

RIC Cat Coalition

 

President
Jeremy Boutin

Vice President
Kaitlyn Godfrey

Advisors
Eric Roberts

Organization E-Mail Address
catcoalition@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Cat Coalition (RICCC) is an organization dedicated to the love of animals, raise awareness of the proper treatment of animals, and the importance of spaying/neutering animals while creating a positive environment where members can relax and discuss their love for cats.

RICovery

 

President
Samantha Phipps

Vice President
Brianna Brigidi

Advisors
Bethany Lewis

Organization E-Mail Address
ricoveryorg@so.ric.edu

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.

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Senior Class Council

 

President
Jeremy Boutin

Vice President
Kristin O'Connor

Advisor
Arthur Patrie

Organization E-Mail Address
seniorclass@so.ric.edu
The organization that represents the interests of the senior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

Shoreline, The

 

President
Marisa Haney

Vice President
Kendra Genereux

Advisor
Mark Anderson

Organization E-Mail Address
shoreline@so.ric.edu

RIC's literary magazine.

SkillsUSA

 

President
Amanda Crawley

Vice President
Rebecca Mariani

Advisor
Carol Giuriceo

Organization E-Mail Address
skiclub@so.ric.edu
 
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. The emphasis is on total quality work with high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work.

Sojourn Collegiate Ministry

 

President
Genesis Sanchez Tavarez

Vice President
Madeleine LaPlante

Advisor
Peter Mendy
Advisor 2
Antoinette Gomes

Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail Address
sojourn@so.ric.edu

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.

Sophomore Class Council

 

President
Julio Berroa

Vice President
Allison Tougas

Advisor
Karin Capobianco

Organization E-Mail Address
sophomoreclass@so.ric.edu

The organization that represents the interests of the sophomore class.

Spanish Club

 

President
Katelyn Burchill

Vice President
Luisa Alvarado

Advisor
Maricarmen Margenot

Organization E-Mail Address
spanishclub@so.ric.edu

As a Spanish language learner, any Rhode Island College student is now able to practice their Spanish during una hora de conversacion, 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.

SPOKEN

 

President
Marisa Haney

Vice President
Aaron Kaplan

Advisor
Emily Danforth

Organization E-Mail Address
spoken@so.ric.edu

To spread creativity and joy of the arts to the community and offer a space for artists and lovers of the arts to commune with each other - especially, but not limited to, spoken word.

Outside LinkStudent Community Government, Inc.

 

President
  Robert Smith

Vice President
Maria Zapasnik

Advisor
Scott Kane

Location
Student Union 401 

Meeting Information
Wednesday
12:30pm (Finance) & 7:00pm (Parliament)
Student Union 307 

Organization E-Mail Address
ricscg@ric.edu

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.

Students of Amalgamated Philosophy

 

President
David Casey

Vice President
Simon Price

Advisor
Matthew Duncan

Organization E-Mail Address
soap@so.ric.edu

The purpose of Students of Amalgamated Philosophy is to provide a forum outside of the classroom that is open for interest-lead discussions of a philosophical nature. Additionally, the organization exists to establish practical applications for, and methods of, using philosophy as a professional tool to promote the interest and furtherance of student interest in the field.

Student Nurses Association

 

President
Meghan Godbout

Vice President
Doris Bermudez

Advisor
Michele Siskind

Organization E-Mail Address
snaassoc@so.ric.edu

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.

Student-Parent Association

 

President
Janette Perez

President
Audris Valdez

Advisor
Marissa Weiss

Organization E-Mail Address
spa@so.ric.edu

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.

Student Veterans Organization

 

President
Scott Bjurman

Vice President
Thomas Pittman

Advisor
Steven Rivers

Organization E-Mail Address
studentveterans@so.ric.edu

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.

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Theta Delta Sigma

 

President
Sarah French
Vice President
Jackie Gilligan

Advisor
Michael Giacalone

Organization E-Mail Address
ric@thetadeltasigma.org

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.

Outside LinkTheta Phi Alpha

 

President
Jade Moquin
Vice President
Abbey Morse

Advisor
Madeleine Nixon

Office Location
Student Union 421

Organization E-Mail Address
thetaphialpha@so.ric.edu

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.

Outside LinkTonally Awesome

 

President
Miranda MacDonald

Vice President
Jacob Chippo
                                                                           
Advisor

Teresa Coffman

Organization E-Mail Address
tonallyawesome@so.ric.edu

 Tonally Awesome is a student-run a cappella group that performs in many different venues for occations such as RIC campus events, off-campus events, and music festivals.  They sing a wide variety of music from classic tunes to pop songs, and invite students to audition.
                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Visiting Internation Students   Association (VISA)

 

President
Marième Ndiaye

Vice President
Mariama Coker-Kallon

Advisor
Audrey Olmstead

Organization E-Mail Address
visaclub@so.ric.edu

VISA is a group for international students to meet, exchange ideas, and about the surrounding community.                                
                                                                                                                                

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Outside LinkWXIN 90.7

 

President
Robbie Rhodes

Vice President
David Cusack

Advisor
Arthur Patrie

Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
gm@ricradio.org

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.

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Youth Development Organization

 

President                                                       
Dennis Poirier

Vice President
Gustavo Rodriguez

Advisors
Lesley Bogad
Corinne McKamey

Organization E-Mail Address
youthdev@so.ric.edu

The Youth Development Organization shall serve the Rhode Island College community in a varity 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.

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