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Did you know that employers in many industries are prioritizing applicants with transferable skills found in the humanities?
“I want humanities students to graduate from RIC with a sense of adventure when they see all the career possibilities before them,” says Associate Professor Brandon Hawk.
RIC Writing Center Interim Director Clarissa Walker is empowering young writers in the classroom and through her podcast – “Story Culture Live.”
“Most of our population walk around very much unaware of what veterans have experienced and what it means to transition back from deployment. It’s important to inform and educate the general public.” — Micaela Black, VetSuccess on Campus
“Race isn’t that important. Culture is what makes you who you are.” – RIC student, Heidi Salazar Martinez
When talking about race and ethnicity, there are certain characteristics that can help people understand the differences.
During their 14 weeks in her course, Bousseau hopes students grow from "terrified" to comfortable speaking about race.
Lack of cultural competence interferes with the quality of care patients of color and non-English-speaking patients receive, says alumna Valerie Almeida-Monroe, director of clinical services at Clinica Esperanza.
"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?