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MEET OUR GRADUATES: Jelyssa D’Lugo Pays It Forward to Future Nursing Students

Rhode Island College Impact

Nursing student Jelyssa D’Lugo ‘22 knew when she transferred to RIC that she wanted to be as involved as possible on campus. She couldn’t have predicted just how much she would do.

RIC’s 2022 Commencement Speaker: Maria Ducharme '87, President of The Miriam Hospital

Rhode Island College Impact

Ducharme is the first female nurse to become a hospital president in R.I.

Using High-Tech Simulators to Educate Future Nurses

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Rhode Island College School of Nursing — a regional leader in innovation and simulation.

School of Nursing Takes on a (Simulated) Disaster

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Disaster simulation exercises don't just make nursing students better prepared for crisis – they make the state better prepared, too.

Class of 2021: Master's Degree Grad to Land at Military's Top Hospital

Jeff has risen through the ranks of the Navy since 2010 and will become a clinical nurse specialist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center this summer.

RIC School of Nursing Accepts the Nurses Climate Challenge

Rhode Island College Impact

“Nurses need to have a voice. They can see the impact in the human body of the decisions that are being made at the policy level."

What is Cultural Competence & Why is it Critical for RIC's School of Nursing?

Lack of cultural competence interferes with the quality of care patients of color and non-English-speaking patients receive, says alumna Valerie Almeida-Monroe, director of clinical services at Clinica Esperanza.

Student Nurses of Color & New Taskforce Ignite Call to Action

"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?

RIC’s School of Nursing Takes Active Role in Diversity & Inclusion

Patrice Turnipseed, co-founder and president of the Multicultural Student Nurse Organization

Rhode Island College Celebrates 50 Years of Nursing Excellence

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How has RIC's School of Nursing managed to maintain such a high degree of success over such a long period of time?