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Becoming the Advocate She Once Needed

Rhode Island College Impact

Victoria Threshier, a 2022 graduate with cum laude honors, is the new LGBTQ+ advocate at Sojourner House.

From Leukemia to Living Out Her Dream

Care and empathy are traits that Julia Sampaio, a leukemia survivor, intends to use after she graduates with a nursing degree.

New Scholarship Honors the Legacy of a Dedicated Nurse

Scholarship seeks to lessen the financial burden for undergraduate nursing students.

From Companion to Career: Music is the Inspiration in Christine Noel’s Life

Christine Noel is the founder and artistic director of the RI Children's Chorus.

Fulbright Advisor Tells RIC Students to “Reach”

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Prof. Vince Bohlinger is on a mission to increase the number of Fulbright scholars at Rhode Island College.

RIC Produces Another Fulbright Scholar: Jennifer Contreras ’22

“This is a life-changing experience for our students,” says RIC Fulbright program advisor, Prof. Vince Bohlinger.

Sarah Ebirim, Future M.D., and Alumna Dr. Moreira, Her Mentor

“I like to go into inner-city schools to talk to children and demystify the idea of who can be a doctor,” says Dr. Moreira ’03 (left of photo) (Sarah Ebirim ’22, right)

Alumni Mentorship Program Gets Financial Backing from Papitto and DeStefano Funds

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Alumni mentorship is a way to ensure that RIC students are not only successful in college but in their chosen professions.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: First-Generation Grad is Already on Track for Her Master’s

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“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.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Artist Liping Zhang

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“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.