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After Two Decades on Campus, Alumna Takes on New Challenge

Rhode Island College Impact

"RIC will always feel like home to me."

Alumnus and Providence City Councilor David Salvatore Scores a Victory for Safer Streets

The Green and Complete Streets ordinance, a policy initiative spearheaded by Salvatore, passed in July of this year and will greatly benefit anyone who uses Providence’s streets.

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.

RIC Alumni Awards a Virtual Affair This Year

Leaders in their professional capacities, 2020 and 2021 RIC Alumni Award recipients will be honored during a virtual ceremony hosted by RIC alum and WPRI-12 anchor Mike Montecalvo.

From Unlikely Soldier to Honorable Veteran to Master's in Nursing

Once not certain about a military career, Tracey Giniatt, pictured at right with her daughter, advises students to consider options in the armed services.

From the Science Lab to Global Business: A RIC Alum’s Story

Rhode Island College Impact

Since graduating from RIC in ’05 with degrees in chemistry and computer science, Jide Okandeji earned a Ph.D. at Brown, became a lab chemist, filed four patents and is now managing products used in life-changing research and clinical diagnostics.

Alumna Teaches Physics and Self-Value to Highschoolers

Between her parents, who never limited what she could do based on gender, and her high school track coaches, who saw her innate leadership ability, Cante developed a strong sense of self. Today, she passes it on.

40 Days at Sea: RIC Alum’s Field Study

There was no wind, only an eerie calm. Sea ice floated alongside the 274-foot vessel in 0 degree temperature. On deck, a cadre of research scientists from around the world huddled in parkas in a silent, collective state of awe.

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

Brendan Kirby: The Soul of a Funny Man

Brendan discusses the path to his broadcasting career.