Student Organization 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.

For a list of clubs recognized by the Performing & Fine Arts Commission, visit the PFAC website.

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Accounting Association 

 

President
Luis Olmo

Vice President
Caleb Clark

Advisor
Lisa Church

Office Location
Student Union 419

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm
Alger 109

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
Paige Barry

Vice President
Krystina Lewis

Advisor
Denise Smith

Office Location
Student Union 424

Meeting Information

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
William Potter

Vice President
Jose Rosario

Advisor
Mark Gunning
Kerri Rossi

Office Location
Student Union 424

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm
Unity Center

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

Aging & Gerontological Education Society (AGES)

 

President
Julie Malloy

Vice President
Theresa Rossi

Advisor
Rachel Filinson

Meeting Information

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

AGES is a student organization for those students who are interested in working with and advocating for our aging community members.

Alpha Sigma Tau (AST)

 

President
Brittnie Helgerson

Vice President
Tabitha Almeida

Advisor
Pamela Christman

Office Location
Student Union 418

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
7pm
Craig-Lee 103

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
Miguel Youngs

Vice President
Matthew Collins

Advisor
Stephen Ramocki

Office Location
Student Union 426

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm
Alger 108

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
James Brady

Vice President
Josh Estrella

Advisor
Lloyd Matsumoto

Office Location
Media Center

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm
Anchor Office in the 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
Patrick Hurd

Vice President
Jason Johnson

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Media Center

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
1pm
Anchor TV Office in the 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
Shirley Desjarlais

Vice President
Marisa Gonzalez

Advisor
Praveena Gullapalli

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.

Artist Co-op

 

President
 

Advisor
Dianne Reilly

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

The Artist Co-op's primary goal is to expand educational opportunities and resources available to art students at Rhode Island College

Asian Student Association

 

President
Lily Phommachanh

Vice President
Brittney Keophoxay

Advisor
Ying Hui

Office Location
Student Union 426

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12pm-2pm
Craig-Lee 228

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

ASA ia 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
Henrietta Sharpe

Vice President
Yoimy De La Cruz

Advisor
Computer Science
Kate Sanders

Computer Information Systems
Lisa Bain
Kyungsub Choi

Meeting Information
See the calenday on the RIC ACM website for meeting information. Outside Linkhttp://ricacm.amc.org

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

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


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Bachelor's of Social Work Organization (BSWO)

 

President
Henry McGinity

Vice President
Nicole Gharghour
                                                                           
Advisor
Scott Mueller

Meeting Information
 

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
Shane Crellin

Vice President
Cassidy Des Roches

Advisor
Olga Juzyn

Office Location
Student Union 428

Meeting Information
Sundays
4:30pm
Student Union Ballroom

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
Sabrina Elgar

Vice President
Sara Moore

Advisor
Eric Roberts

Organization E-Mail Address
biomedtechclub@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
Catherine Wagner

Advisor
Jean Brown

Office Location
Student Union 427

Meeting Information

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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Chess Club

 

President
Tyler Dean
                                                                           
Vice President

Ryan Bettencourt

Advisor
Eric Roberts

Meeting Information
 

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. 

Club Mudd

 

President
Evan Kornstein
                                                                           
Vice President

Ashley St. Louis

Advisor
Craig Bachman

Meeting Information
Ceramics Room 108
Alex and Ani Hall

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 artisctic development of members by sponsoring visiting artisits, gallery visits, and specialty kiln firings.

Communications Club

 

President
Danielle Carbone

Vice President
Valentina Agudelo

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Meeting Information

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
Katie Swinburne

Vice President
Kaitlin Flatley

Advisors
Alan Salemi
Emily Cook

Head Teacher
Carolyn Shields

Location
Whipple Annex
(401) 456-8154

Meeting Information
Last Sunday of every month
6:30pm
Co-op

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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Dance Company, RIC

 

President
                                                                          

Advisor
Angelica Vessela

Innovative and widely-recognized modern dance ensemble.  The Company provides high-quality educational dance and performance programming for RIC students and for the Rhode Island community.

Debate Council

 

President
Esohe Irabor

Vice President
Timothy Profeta

Advisor
Khalil Saucier

Office Location
Student Union 428

Meeting Information

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

To teach and encourage the skill of parliamentary debate.  To compete in competitions representing Rhode Island College.

Democrats, RIC

 

President
Douglas Buonanno

Vice President
Lindsay Boyle

Advisor
Valerie Endress

Meeting Information
Fridays

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

RIC Democrats is a club for any student who not just enjoys politics but is looking for an opportunity to be engaged with campus life. College Democrats of Rhode Island and RIC Dems specifically will be trying to get new generations of Democratic student activists, shape the Democratic Party with voices from America's youth, and become a potent political voice on issues that impact the student population.

Delta Phi Epsilon

 

President
Natasha Reinhart

Vice President
Dianna D'Aguanno

Advisor
Dennis Sousa

Office Location
Student Union 420

Meeting Information
*Closed meetings (Current members only)
Wednesdays at 12:30PM
Craig Lee 049

If interested in joining or acquiring more information, please contact president, Stephanie Hopkins (contact information listed above)

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.

                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

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English Club

 

President
Matthew Leo

Vice President
Mark Picard

Advisor
Jean Brown
                                                                         
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
John Fulton

Vice President
Adam Jacques

Advisor
James Murphy

Meeting Information
 

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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Feminists United

 

President
Angela Garica

Vice President
Brooke Tyra
              
Advisor

Janice Okoomian

Meeting Information
                                                                          

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.

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Finance and Economics Association

 

President
Steven Montoya

Vice President
Ryan Kuehl

Advisors
Murat Aydogdu
Suchadra Basu

Meeting Information
 

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

An association devoted to bridging the gap between the academic and financial worlds.  Activiites includ mock trading competitions, student socials, and alumni networking events.

                                                                                                                                                                                      

Freshman Class Council

 

President
Justin Artiles

Vice President
Safa Mansoor

Advisor
 

Meeting Information


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

To represent the interests of the freshman class.

 

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GAMER

 

President
Kenneth Hughes

Vice President
Justin Trainor
                                                                          
Advisor

R. Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Meeting Information
Thursdays
7:30pm
Fortes Room of Adams Library

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

Outside LinkGuitar Life

 

President
Nashan Cooper

Vice President
Adalberto Henriquez

Advisor
Stephen Ramocki

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

The purpose of Guitar Life will be to educate students on the history of the guitar and the many aspects of the guitar including playing the guitar. Education of the guitar will happen between members of the club that are experienced guitarists and beginner guitarists. Through peer interaction and education, it is the goal of the club to encourage and teach team work skills.


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Harambee

 

President
Andrea Sterling

Secretary
Nezereen Porter
                                                                          
Advisor

Khalil Saucier

Meeting Information
 

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

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.   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. To engage in social activities that allows us to show our responsibility to society.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Health Education Club

 

President
 

Vice President


Advisor
Kathleen Johnson

Meeting Information
 

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

We have this club to teach and help other students learn the benefits of health concepts such as nutrition, safety and disease prevention.

Healthcare Administrators, RIC

 

President
Sarah Brown

Vice President
Nicky D'Ambra

Advisor
Marianne Raimondo

Office Location
Student Union 433

Meeting Information

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

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Henry Banard School Mentors

 

President
Brittany Ortiz

Vice President
Jessica Coello

Advisor
Sharon Hellmann

Meeting Information

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.

HOPE (Helping Others Promote Equality)

President
Brianna Ruggiero

Vice President
Harrie Salk

Advisor
Robyn Linde

Office Location
Student Union 425

Meeting Information
 

Organization Email Address
hope@so.ric.edu

The goal of this organization is to help those of different sexual orientations (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.

 

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Outside LinkIntervarsity Christian Fellowship

 

President
Cedric Alves

Vice President
Ramie Cormay
                                                                          
Advisor

Lisa Ferri

Office Location
Student Union 433

Meeting Information
 

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

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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Junior Class Council

 

President
Ashley Goldberg

Vice President
Raymond Camacho
                                                                          
Advisor

Meeting Information

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

To represent the interests of the junior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

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Outside LinkKappa Delta Phi

 

President
Gino Tetreault

Vice President
Tyler Christo

Advisor
James Murphy

Office Location
Student Union 419

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

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

Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society

 

President Contact Information
Erin King

Vice President
Sara Angelino

Advisor
Whitney Blakenship

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Kappa Delta Pi is a national honor society for education majors.


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Lambda Pi Eta

 

President Contact Information

                                                                            
Advisor
Audrey Olmsted

Meeting Information

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

Communications honors society.

Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

 

President Contact Information
Monica ValleCarmenatty

Treasurer
Ruby Lazo

Advisors
J. Andres Ramirez
Antoinette Gomes

Meeting Information

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
Andrea Sterling

Vice President
Jessica Frias

Advisors
Antoinette Gomes
Khalil Saucier

Meeting Information

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

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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Outside LinkMiddle School Association

 

President
Nicholas Andreozzi
                                                                         
Vice President

Tiffany McLellan

Advisors
John Niska
Julie Horwitz

Meeting Information
 

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 Black Law Students Association

 

President
Brenda De Los Santos

Vice President
Kofua Kulah

Advisor
Mikaila Arthur

Meeting Information
                                                                          

Organization E-Mail Address
nblsaorg@so.ric.edu
To articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students and to effectuate change in the legal community.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

 

President
Brittany Pysczynski

Vice President
Harley Mitchell

Advisor
Thomas Kelley

Meeting Information

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 Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

 

President
Jessica Souza

Vice President
Norris Polk

Advisor
Lloyd Matsumoto

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

An honors society inviting high-achieving freshmen and sophomores.

Outside LinkNational Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

 

President
Kieray Cyrien

Vice President
Stephanie Jimenez

Advisor
Brian Stevens

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

We build leaders who make a better world.

Outside LinkNational Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

 

President
Audrey Armstrong

Vice President
Cassandra Acciaioli

Advisor
Suzanne Conklin

Meeting Information
 

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
Michael Campbell

Vice President
Kristy Antonacci

Advisor
Harriet Magen

Meeting Information
 

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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Ocean State Film Society

 

President
Dayle Decker
                                                                              
Vice President

Joseph Sherry

Advisor
Vincent Bohlinger

Office Location
Student Union 429

Meeting Information

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.

Outside LinkOTAKU

 

President
Tayla Cardillo

Vice President
Sean Connell

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Meeting Information
Tuesdays
6:30pm
Adams Library 409

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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Physical Education Club

 

President


Vice President


Advisor
Kristen Pepin

Meeting Information
                                                                          

Physical education majors club.  Planning events around the school and community, as well as learning more about our major, and networking within our major.

Programming, RIC

 

President
Sarah Mayer

Vice President
Joseph Desautels

Advisor
Mark Paolucci

Location
Student Union 430

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm-2:00pm
Gaige 251

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
Travis Dumais

Vice President
Stephanie Chauvin

Advisors
David Sugarman
Duncan White

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm-2:00pm

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

Psi Chi is the honorary society for students studying psychology.

 

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Resident Student Association

 

President
Christopher Higgins

Vice President
Franklin Patton
                                                                         
Advisors
Peter Gibb

Meeting Information
Mondays
9pm
Weber Lounge

Organization Email 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.

 

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Senior Class Council

 

President
 

Vice President


Advisor
John Perrotta

Meeting Information

Organization E-Mail Address
seniorclass@so.ric.edu
To represent the interests of the senior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

Shoreline, The

 

President
Emily Chase

Vice President
Charmaine Porter

Advisor
Mark Anderson

Meeting Information
                                                                            

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

RIC's literary magazine.

Ski & Snowboard Club

 

President
Jessica Murphy

Vice President
Nicole Bartkowiak

Advisor
Stephanie Costa

Meeting Information

Organization E-Mail Address
skiclub@so.ric.edu
 
To seek the development of an interested group of individuals who show similar recreational pursuits of worthy leisure time.  The group will foster growth in the areas of recreational ski & snowboarding skills, activities, leadership, appreciation of nature, as well as personal and group growth.

Sociology and Justice Studies Organization

 

President
Scott Renshaw

Vice President
Allison Henley

Advisor
Roderick Graham

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

To get students involved in and aware of issues that concern sociology and justice studies.  Also to discuss career opportunity to further one's knowledge of critical issues pertaining the the field.

Sojourn Collegiate Ministry

 

President
Nathan Felkel

Vice President
James Bucci

Advisor
Kris Short

Office Location
Student Union 423

Meeting Information

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


Vice President
 

Advisor
 

Meeting Information

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

To represent the interests of the sophomore class.

Spanish Club

 

President
Alejandro Hinton

Vice President
Yennifer Urizar

Advisor
Maricarmen Margenot

Meeting Information

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
Ronald Lewis

Vice President
Joshua Brown

Advisor
Karen Boren

Meeting Information

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 Santurri

Vice President


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.

Student Nurses Association

 

President
Samantha Jankowski

Vice President
Theresa Harten

Advisor
Michele Siskind

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm-2pm
Fogarty Life Science Nursing Lounge

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 Veterans Organization

 

President
Robert Towner

Vice President
Neal Yeatman

Advisor
Steven Rivers

Office Location
Student Union 423

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
12:30pm
Student Union 423

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.

Survivors Council

 

President
Rebecca Allen

Vice President
Jason Johnson

Advisor
Holly Dygert

Meeting Information

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

Survivors Council is a group that comes together to support survivors of physiological, physical, or sexual abuse.

 

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Technical Theatre Group

 

President
James Kane

Vice President
Christopher Griffin
                                                                         
Advisors
Chris Abernathy
Alan Pickart

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

To advance our knowledge of Technical Theatre by learning about the newest tools and advances of our trade by inviting guests in to talk and teach in all areas of technical theatre.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Outside LinkTheta Phi Alpha

 

President
Kaitlyn O'Connor
                                                                        
Vice President

Kayla Campbell

Advisor
Madeleine Nixon

Office Location
Student Union 421

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
8:00pm
Horace Mann

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.
                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

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Ultimate Frisbee Organization

 

President
Audra Cornell

Vice President
Christopher Higgins
                                                                           
Advisor

Peter Gibb

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

To serve one purpose: to get people to play Ultimate Frisbee, in order to compete, exercise, and, most of all, enjoy the sport.  The team is actively recruiting additional women with the hopes of splitting into a men's team and a women's team.
                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

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Visiting Internation Students   Association (VISA)

 

President
Kellie Schwartz

Secretary
Kaitlyn Menard

Advisor

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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Women of Color

 

President
Sarah Vanover

Vice President
Lacombe Cyprien
                                                                         
Advisor
Daniel Scott

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

To build a community based on cultural understanding and awareness.  To support women of color in their professional, academic, and social decisions.
                                                                                                                                                                                    

Outside LinkWXIN 90.7

 

President
Robert Smith

Vice President
Jason Johnson

Advisor
Vincent Flemming

Location
Media Center

Meeting Information
Wednesdays
1pm
Horace Mann 186

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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