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Will 2018 be the year Rhode Island voters take a stand...

“Embarrassing,” is how R.I. Department of Education Commissioner Ken Wagner described the state of local public elementary, middle and high schools.“When I visit a...

RIC eyeing free-tuition expansion

The proposed expansion of Rhode Island Promise is already generating excitement at Rhode Island College, which could benefit significantly if the state provides free...
Installed as the president of Rhode Island College in 2016, Frank D. Sánchez came with a reputation for innovation and commitment to students, most recently as vice chancellor for student affairs at City University of New York. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Learn to separate must, should, might, won’t

Frank D. Sánchez | Rhode Island College presidentMaking decisions is a part of everyone’s job. I have found that most choices, from the mundane...

Mancinis donate $200K to Patrucco scholarship fund at RIC

PROVIDENCE – The Dr. Armand Patrucco Endowed Scholarship Fund, which helps cover an in-state Rhode Island College student’s tuition for one year, received a...

RIC president joins New England Board of Higher Education

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College President Frank D. Sánchez has been appointed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo as a delegate to the New England Board...
SETH KOLKER is the first student in the history of Rhode Island College to receive the Schwarzman Scholarship and the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. / COURTESY RIC

RIC student receives Schwarzman, Gates Cambridge scholarships

PROVIDENCE – Graduating from Rhode Island College with an individualized master’s degree in secondary education, Seth Kolker is also celebrating receipt of two international...
SILVIA OLIVEIRA, associate professor of Portuguese studies at Rhode Island College, also serves as director of the college's Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies, which will be honored by Portuguese-language radio station Radio Voz do Emigrante at its 30th anniversary gala on March 17 at the Milo Restaurant in Swansea. / COURTESY RIC

Radio station to honor RIC’s Portuguese studies program

PROVIDENCE – At its 30th anniversary gala, Portuguese-language radio station Radio Voz do Emigrante will honor 10 organizations, including Rhode Island College’s Institute for...
EMILY DANFORTH, right, Rhode Island College associate professor of English and author of "The Miseducation of Cameron Post," reacts during an interview with Desiree Akhavan, director of a film adaptation of Danforth's novel, on the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. / COURTESY EPIC READS BLOG/EBONY LADELLE

Film based on RIC professor’s novel wins Grand Jury Prize at...

PROVIDENCE – The film adaptation of “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” a novel penned by Rhode Island College associate professor of English Emily Danforth,...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE President Frank D. Sánchez was in attendance during an Aug. 5 meeting in which RIC representatives and local elected officials agreed upon the expansion of a school parking lot that encroaches on a residential neighborhood. /PBN FILE PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Rhode Island College addresses concerns over parking lot

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College representatives and local elected officials agreed upon the expansion of a school parking lot that encroaches on a residential...
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Nieto to deliver 2017 RIC commencement address

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College’s undergraduate commencement address will be given by author and researcher Sonia Nieto at the school’s 163rd commencement ceremony on...
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