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From Leukemia to Living Out Her Dream

Care and empathy are traits that Julia Sampaio, a leukemia survivor, intends to use after she graduates with a nursing degree.

Joshua Laguerre: Academic and Campus Leader

Throughout his tenure at RIC, management major Joshua Laguerre excelled academically and helped transform student government into a more diverse and inclusive organization.

This Graphic Design Major Believes in Staying on Top of His Tech Game

“I’ve always told myself, if there’s a new software tool or a new process of doing things I’m going to learn it,” says Maurice Peltier ’17.

Between School and Work, the Struggle is Real for Adult Students

Once a week, Avi David goes from teaching in a high school to sitting in a college classroom with students fresh out of high school.

Wounded Warrior Finds Healing through Recreational Therapy

During a routine health screening, Sgt. First Class Amanda Weber was diagnosed with multiple traumatic brain injuries. After serving for 14 years in the Army, she was told she would have to retire. But the Army had been her life.

Meet Our Transfer Students: Geri-Leigh Norrell

She’s always had a hunger to make something of her life.

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.