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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.

Alum Creates Touring Shakespeare Company

“[Shakespeare] breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

From Companion to Career: Music is the Inspiration in Christine Noel’s Life

Christine Noel is the founder and artistic director of the RI Children's Chorus.

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.

A Tale of Two Mayors

RIC alumni elected back-to-back in Cranston City Hall

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

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.”

Q&A with Alumna Kyla Pecchia, Legal Counsel for the R.I. Attorney General

Kyla Pecchia ’13 discusses navigating government law in a male-dominated field.

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.

The Voice of Legendary Alumna Rose Butler Browne

Rhode Island College Impact

An educator, activist and the first Black woman awarded a doctorate by Harvard, Browne remains a legend at Rhode Island College. This is a 1969 interview she gave to a reporter for the RIC Alumni Magazine.