Celin-Rodriguez graduates with high honors, debt free and as a proud example of success for her son.
Student Success and Outcomes
“My family is very supportive. They want better for me than they had,” shares Mady Akkaoui, a first-generation college student who graduated from RIC this year.
“I decided to be bold, like the RIC motto, and go back to school,” says 36-year-old Liping Zhang. She graduates from RIC as an award-winning artist.