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“This is a life-changing experience for our students,” says RIC Fulbright program advisor, Prof. Vince Bohlinger.
“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)
“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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“My experiences have definitely guided me." ~ Alexandra Wilson
“These recognitions make me feel very happy and proud of myself.” ~ Assel Sat
“I think people heal others where they themselves hurt,” says Andrews, a chemistry major.
Gonzalez plans to use her interest in behavioral psychology to work with children in underserved communities.