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RIC Vet’s Pursuit of Happiness

Rhode Island College Impact

"I'm glad I chose Rhode Island College to complete my degree," says Marotte. "The professors are unbelievable and the students are great."

Bailey Returns Home to Fulfill a Purpose-Driven Mission

Bailey has taken on a position in his hometown to help minority constituents receive the assistance they need.

The Power of Story

RIC Vice President Kimberly Dumpson reflects on the importance of personal and collective history.

Jewelry as Artifact

Art inspired by common people.

Alchemist Searches for Identity through Jewelry Art

Thoa DiChiara’s jewelry, like identity, is one-of-a-kind. The band of this bracelet is surrounded by Buddhas and molds of the artist’s fingertips.

Campus Police Officer Chronicles History of Prov. Police Department

Among the many published scholars at Rhode Island College, you can add a member of the Rhode Island College campus police. 

RIC Graduate & Fulbright Scholar Heads for Austria

Rhode Island College Impact

Joseph Sherry not only made Dean’s List for eight consecutive semesters, graduating summa cum laude, he won a prestigious Fulbright Austria scholarship.


Rhode Island College Impact

Art major Seanna Poirier’s museum-quality jewelry design has won her numerous honors and awards during her college career at RIC.


After her six-year-old son Zackary died as the result of a rare form of cancer, Erin Scott became a champion for children with cancer and their families. Through volunteer and paid executive positions, she has been tireless in addressing the needs of these families. For her achievements, she was awarded RIC’s Anthony E. Ricci Social Work Practice Award.


Rhode Island College Impact

“I found my calling, or it found me, through my own addiction,” says Holly Cekala, who has been in recovery for 12 years. Today she is is one of the state’s leading advocates in the field of addiction recovery and executive director of RICARES.