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RIC Produces Another Fulbright Scholar: Jennifer Contreras ’22

“This is a life-changing experience for our students,” says RIC Fulbright program advisor, Prof. Vince Bohlinger.

Sarah Ebirim, Future M.D., and Alumna Dr. Moreira, Her Mentor

“I like to go into inner-city schools to talk to children and demystify the idea of who can be a doctor,” says Dr. Moreira ’03 (left of photo and Sarah Ebirim ’22, right)

MEET OUR GRADUATES: First-Generation Grad is Already on Track for Her Master’s

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“My family is very supportive. They want better for me than they had,” shares Mady Akkaoui, a first-generation college student who graduated from RIC this year.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Artist Liping Zhang

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“I decided to be bold, like the RIC motto, and go back to school,” says 36-year-old Liping Zhang. She graduates from RIC as an award-winning artist.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Yang Finds Success on the Field and in the Lab

“The biggest lesson that RIC has taught me is that no matter where you are, where you start from, you can still succeed and be great,” says Chelsea Yang, an accomplished athlete and promising biology researcher.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Jelyssa D’Lugo Pays It Forward to Future Nursing Students

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Nursing student Jelyssa D’Lugo ‘22 knew when she transferred to RIC that she wanted to be as involved as possible on campus. She couldn’t have predicted just how much she would do.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Triple Major in Only Three Years

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“My experiences have definitely guided me." ~ Alexandra Wilson

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Assel Sat’s Love of Music is Truly International

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“These recognitions make me feel very happy and proud of myself.” ~ Assel Sat

MEET OUR GRADUATES: A Spinal Disorder Led to a Career in Medicine

“I think people heal others where they themselves hurt,” says Andrews, a chemistry major.

MEET OUR GRADUATES: Her Rocky Path Paved the Way to New Opportunities

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Gonzalez plans to use her interest in behavioral psychology to work with children in underserved communities.