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Alumna Marissa Maroni Opens Her Own Performing Arts School

Rhode Island College Impact

Maroni is proof that there’s a lot you can do with a RIC degree in music, theatre or dance. “The concept of being a triple threat deeply influenced me,” she says.

Armed With Graduate-Level Research, This Nurse Took Her Fight for Vets to the White House

Rhode Island College Impact

”We aren’t JUST nurses. We are NURSES. We have the capability to change the world.”

Nikki Bond Six Years Later

Rhode Island College Impact

A graduate of RIC’s M.S.W. program, Nikki Bond hasn’t slowed down her activism nor her fight to improve the outcomes for youth in R.I.’s public schools.

First She Leveled Up Her Skills in Grad School – Today She’s DCYF Deputy Director

Rhode Island College Impact

Brandi DiDino, whose love and life purpose has been child welfare for almost 20 years, recommends that all social workers pursue an M.S.W. degree.

RIC Alumnus Produces Award-Winning Fantasy Novel

Melissa Medenciy’s “Island Eight” wins International Latino Book Award.

Dos especialistas en Trabajo Social ayudando a su comunidad latina

Rhode Island College Impact

“Después de todos estos años trabajando con la comunidad latina, tengo claro que los Estados Unidos necesita más consejeros bilingües”. ~ Cruz Zapata

Two Social Work Majors Are Helping Their Latino Community

“After all these years of working in the Latino community, it’s clear to me that the United States needs more bilingual counselors.” – Cruz Zapata

Educadores de RI viajan al país de origen de sus estudiantes liderados por profesora de RIC

Rhode Island College Impact

“Es importante saber de dónde vienen nuestros estudiantes para poder apoyarlos mejor en nuestras escuelas”. ~ Profesora Erin Papa 

R.I. Educators Travel to Their Students’ Native Guatemala, Led by RIC Professor

“It’s important to know where our students come from, so we can better support them in our schools.” — Asst. Prof. Erin Papa (pictured far left)

RIC Alumna is Helping Others Harness the Power of Speech

Your story is your superpower, says Aïcha Ly ’10