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Patricia Nolin
Special Assistant to the President

(401) 456-9854

Gold Key Society

The Gold Key Society, functioning under the auspices of the President's Office, consists of a group of students who promote the general welfare of the college by extending a spirit of hospitality toward visitors, serving as hosts for the college, and as ambassadors for visitors and dignitaries. Gold Key Society members project a favorable image while ushering at convocations, commencement, and other campus-wide events. Student members are afforded the opportunity to engage with college administrators, state officials, and dignitaries while learning valuable leadership and professional skills.

Application Students must:
  • possess at least a 2.50 grade point average and be in good academic standing
  • commit to serving at no less than 4 events (approximately 15-20 hours) throughout the academic year
  • attend training sessions before beginning their assignments and as deemed necessary by the coordinator
  • adhere to Gold Key dress code
  • adhere to a professional demeanor and protocols
Students receive:
  • professional training in event management and protocols
  • experience in professional settings and situations
  • network opportunities with leaders in various fields
  • opportunities to work with high level administrators of the college
  • official Gold Key blazer and accessories
  • reference possibilities
For Further Information, Contact:
Patricia Nolin
Special Assistant to the President
Roberts Hall 302
(401) 456-9854
pnolin@ric.edu

Page last updated: December 5, 2013