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RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE announced late Monday that it is canceling its May 16 commencement. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Colleges cancel, postpone commencement; RIC student tests positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island have canceled commencement, joining efforts to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. RIC...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE is set to open a workforce development hub in Central Falls Wednesday. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

RIC to open new workforce development hub at former Dexter Credit...

CENTRAL FALLS – Sensing a need to help address workforce skills gaps in Rhode Island, one state college will open this week its new...

RIC students will now be able to ride RIPTA buses for...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College students are now able to ride R.I. Public Transit Authority buses for free under an agreement reached between RIC...

Five Questions With Frank D. Sanchez

Frank D. Sanchez | President, Rhode Island College 1. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has proposed expanding the Rhode Island Promise program to RIC. How important...

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 president Making 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...

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