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From Liberia’s Civil War to the Frontlines of Poverty in RI: Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies Elevates Her Voice

Rhode Island College Impact

At the age of 12, Weayonnoh Nelson-Davies already knew what it meant to speak up and be heard.

M.S.W. Grad is Clinical Director of CODAC, Leading Clients in Recovery

Alumna Alayna Woodley has held many administrative roles within the field of social work. Yet addiction to substances has figured prominently in all of them. At CODAC she can now tackle addiction head on.

New Scholarship Honors the Legacy of a Dedicated Nurse

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

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.

"I am Providence students through and through. I am from the community."

Rhode Island College Impact

An Alumni Q&A with Javier Montañez, M.Ed. ’03, Superintendent of Providence Public Schools

Returning Adult Students Are Finishing What They Started

“It’s easy to get comfortable in a job that’s going nowhere and allow the current to carry you down the river, while on the bank are all these opportunities passing you by.” — Joshua Brown ’13

Joshua Laguerre: Academic and Campus Leader

Throughout his tenure at RIC, management major Joshua Laguerre excelled academically and helped transform student government into a more diverse and inclusive organization.

RIC Professor, Alums Experience the ‘Gilded’ Life

RIC Professor of Music Samuel Breene (pictured) and two of his former students got a taste of high society as orchestra players in the HBO series "The Gilded Age."

RIC Alumna and Daughter Team Up to Debunk Common Sex Ed Myths

Rhode Island College Impact

Even in 2022, sex is still often regarded as a taboo topic, so the idea of talking about sex with one’s parent might draw shudders. But that’s exactly what Shannon Curley and her mother, RIC alum Christine Curley MA ’19, do every week on their podcast “Sex Ed Debunked.”

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.