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Alumna Sarah Cote Works to Heal a Community

This year’s national theme for Women’s History Month is “Women Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” Social worker Sarah Cote ’18 exemplifies that maxim in her work with Cranston residents.

RIC, RI Foundation Partner to Develop Pipeline of Diverse Fundraising Professionals

Rhode Island College Impact

The new Fundraising Apprenticeship Program is a collaboration between the RIC School of Social Work, the Rhode Island Foundation and the Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

Working with Individuals in Crisis: Alumna Alicia Ead

Alicia Ead is a busy professional. Her specialties are twofold: autism education and working with high-risk, crisis-level psychiatric patients.

First-Gen Grad Leans on Supports and into Opportunities on Path to Success

Rhode Island College Impact

Pauline managed to find help in some of the unique supports RIC provides, like Learning for Life and Project ExCEL

RIC School of Social Work Receives $1M-Plus Grant to Fund School-Based Mental Health Interventions

Rhode Island College Impact

The School of Social Work will train 64 master’s-level social workers over four years in Providence public schools

Class of 2021: RIC Social Work Grads Help Trace the Pandemic's Curve

As contact tracers, this trio of pending Rhode Island College graduates were part of an 18-person School of Social Work team that assisted thousands of vulnerable people caught in the wave of COVID-19.

A Legacy of Social Justice

Rhode Island College Impact

For the past 40 years, the School of Social Work has dedicated itself to social justice.

News Brief: A Seminal Work by Prof. Frederic Reamer

In this book, Reamer tackles the effect on social workers of witnessing unsafe, incompetent and unethical behavior.

Hugh Minor Turns to Nonprofit Work to Satisfy a Hunger to Help

Rhode Island College Impact

Minor is communication director for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank

Prof. of Social Work Leads Passage of ‘Equal Parentage’ Act

Rhode Island College Impact

Through the advocacy of Associate Professor of Social Work Wendy Becker, R.I.'s new law recognizes the legal rights of ALL parents, regardless of their sexual orientation, marital status or gender.