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Rhode Island College Renames School of Nursing for Zvart Onanian & Bestows Honorary Degree

Rhode Island College Impact

The renaming was prompted by a $3 million gift from philanthropist Edward Avedisian, the largest in the school’s history; the honorary degree was presented at the school’s nurses pinning virtual ceremony on Jan. 12

Bounty of Fresh Food Headed to Donovan Dining

Yes, Rhode Island College does have a campus garden and it's a significant provider for menu items in the Donovan Dining Center. Pictured are Dean Faiola, dining center executive chef, and Jim Murphy, RIC sustainability coordinator, inspecting the garden.

RIC Mourns the Loss of Legendary Administrator Dolores Passarelli ’74

Passarelli’s career at RIC spanned more than 45 years.

RIC Celebrates Pride 2021 in Solidarity with our LGBTQIA+ Community

We stand with the LGBTQIA+ community and affirm your value and place on our campus and in the world.

News Brief: Census Lauds RIC-Based Program for Partnership to Count Seniors

The U.S. Census Bureau praised AFRI's efforts in finding creative ways to conduct census-related outreach to seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RIC’s Clarke Science Building is on the Ballot, March 2

If voters approve the bond, renovation will begin with a new addition for research laboratories.

News Brief: Grant Helps College Upgrade Fleet of Electric Vehicle Chargers

RIC Sustainability Coordinator Jim Murphy calls the electric vehicle chargers innovative and top of the line.

Alumni Michael and Lucille Ferdinandi Support the Power of Opportunity through Scholarship Fund

Rhode Island College Impact

Their transformational gift of more than $1.2 million will support first-time, full-time freshmen who demonstrate financial need and high academic standing.

Virtual Fish Lab 

Rhode Island College Impact

Research in Maia’s lab has focused on fish biomechanics since the summer of 2018.

Finding Strength in Community: Resources for RIC Students

The economic impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic has been devastating for many people. The team at Learning for Life is here to help.