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Conference Explores Post-Floyd Police Reform

Since George Floyd was killed in 2020 at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, law enforcement organizations across the nation have been working to build greater trust and legitimacy within communities they’re sworn to protect and serve.

RIC Establishes the State’s First Public Health & Equity Sign Language Interpreter Program

Rhode Island College Impact

As a public, comprehensive college with a long tradition of educating and training the state’s workforce, Rhode Island College is uniquely positioned to partner with the state’s health-care industry in developing, educating and training the health-care workforce of tomorrow.

Make it Visual and They Will Come – RIC Students Build Innovative Software

In 2020 two undergraduate students built a data visualization, Web-based software program over the course of 10 weeks called SimpleChartsRI. 

Alumni Help End Stigma around Mental Health

Multilingual mental health therapists Estrellita Moronta and Jessica Toucinho are dedicated to changing attitudes in the Latinx and Portuguese communities around mental health.

RIC School of Social Work Receives $1M-Plus Grant to Fund School-Based Mental Health Interventions

Rhode Island College Impact

“Having social work students placed within the school system and having school-based staff trained in trauma-informed practice will enhance the ability of the school system to assess and intervene on behalf of students.”

Discrimination is a Health Concern, say RIC Faculty

The daily stress of being marginalized can have powerful impacts on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

GenCyber Camp at RIC Empowers Next Generation of Techies

Rhode Island College Impact

These computer science majors are prepared to take on the IT world and to teach high schoolers the ropes.

R.I. Black Heritage Society's Collection Finds New Home at RIC

Rhode Island College Impact

One of the oldest black heritage societies in the country now has its holdings on permanent loan at Rhode Island College.

RIC Partnership with Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Creates New Opportunities for Students, Businesses

Rhode Island College Impact

The RI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce sees enormous value in its partnership with RIC: it opens opportunities in the future to work on projects that can benefit the community

Alumni Find Power in Representation in Municipal Politics

"If we're not at the table then decisions are not going to be made for us or our interests," warns Central Falls City Council President Jessica Vega ’10.