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MEET OUR GRADUATES: Duarte Says Her Degree Will Further Her Life and the Life of Her Family and CommunityRhode Island College Impact
“I’m happy to see my father reach his goal of having all four of his children earn a degree from Rhode Island College,” Duarte says.
Elizabeth Burke Bryant, former executive director of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, will give the commencement address and receive an honorary degree. The late philanthropist Edward Avedisian will also receive a posthumous degree.
“My experiences have definitely guided me." — Alexandra Wilson
Gonzalez plans to use her interest in behavioral psychology to work with children in underserved communities.
“I connected with Upward Bound through my high school guidance counselor. For me, that program was essential in my growth as a young professional.”
Nour Abaherah's family came from Palestine for a better life. Now she will work to better the lives of others through health care.
Thanks to the help and guidance provided at Project Excel, Feliz-Lima obtained a state scholarship.
“Jordan Moment is the epitome of what higher education, combined with a bright mind and a good work ethic, can produce.”