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Open Meeting with Candidate for Position of Counseling Center Psychologist – Sept. 2

Former RIC Counseling Center Psychologist Jan Park has left the college to accept a position closer to her home in Newton, Massachusetts. We have now found a candidate that we are excited about bringing to campus for an interview. Dr. Julia Kamenetsky will be here for an open meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 1:30-2:30 p.m., in the Unity Center conference room (ground floor of Donovan). Staff, faculty and students are encouraged to stop by, meet our candidate, give us your input and tell her about RIC.

Tom Lavin


Issuance of 2015 Fall Semester Faculty/Staff ID Cards – Through Sept. 10

Office of Campus Security – Sept. 1-3, 1-6 p.m.
Office of Campus Security – Sept. 8-10, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

 


HIV Conference – Sept. 25

The School of Nursing and the R.I. Chapter of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care is sponsoring a symposium, “Sex, Drugs, and Living Well,” on Friday, Sept. 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Alger 110. The event will feature experts and presentations on “Living Well in Recovery,” “Mindfulness Meditation, HIV and Other Chronic Disease,” “Sexual Health Interviews and Patient Perspectives” and “Ask Any Question” segments. Register online at www.eventbrite.com. In the event search field, type “12th Annual RI ANAC.” Social workers and R.N.s earn 7 CEUs. Breakfast and lunch included.

Joanne Costello


How to Use the SMARTBoard and SMART Notebook – Sept. 30

User Support Services will offer a workshop on how to use the SMARTBoard and SMART Notebook in Horace Mann 140 on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 5-6 p.m., and on Monday, Oct. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. This hands-on workshop shows you how to be interactive with your students at the SMARTBoard. The workshop is designed to jumpstart your SMARTBoard and SMART Notebook journey from novice to expert user. If you are interested in attending this workshop, email ittraining@ric.edu.

Gloria Anzevino


SMART Sync (Monitor and Control Your Students’ Computers) – Sept. 30

User Support Services will offer a SMART Sync workshop in Horace Mann 140 on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m., and on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5-6 p.m. SMART Sync lab management software allows you to monitor and control your students’ computers. Using the Thumbnails view, you will be able to see real-time images of your students’ desktops and how to take control of the desktops. You are also able to block internet access and the use of specific applications as well as broadcast your desktop and more. If you are interested in attending this workshop, email ittraining@ric.edu.

Gloria Anzevino


Aqueducts of Portugal: A Photographic Exhibition – Through September 30

The Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at RIC, in collaboration with the Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in Rhode Island, is pleased to sponsor the photographic exhibition “Aqueducts of Portugal,” by curator of the EPAL Water Museum in Lisbon and photographer Pedro Inácio. The 14-panel display of the ancient “water bridges” of Portugal will be available for viewing off the main lobby of the James P. Adams Library during normal operating hours, now until September 30. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Marie Fraley, director of the Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies


Creating and Working with Charts – Oct. 21

User Support Services will offer a workshop on how to create and edit charts in Excel 2013 on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from Noon-2 p.m., in Horace Mann 140. To register, email ittraining@ric.edu

Gloria Anzevino


Fruit Hill Farmers Market at RIC – Through Oct. 8

The Fruit Hill Farmers Market at RIC will resume on Thursday, August 6, and continue each Thursday until Oct. 8, from 4-6 p.m. Located on the grounds of RIC’s former Alumni House, the market will offer the season’s local fresh produce, jams and jellies, baked goods and specialty items that include herbal soaps, lotions and honey. Please join us for a great opening day.

Jim Murphy and Patti Nolin


Creating Excel PivotTables – Nov. 4

User Support Services will offer a workshop on how to create and edit Excel 2013 PivotTables on Wednesday, Nov. 4, Noon-2 p.m., in Horace Mann 140. To register, email ittraining@ric.edu.

Gloria Anzevino


Word 2013 – Working with Themes and Styles Workshop – Nov. 18

User Support Services will offer a workshop on “Word 2013 – Working with Themes and Styles” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from noon-2 p.m., in Horace Mann 140. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to create and apply styles as well as globally update styles. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please email ittraining@ric.edu.

Gloria Anzevino


Fall 2015 Library Newsletter

Please check out the new Fall 2015 Library Newsletter available on Digital Commons. Meet our new staff and student assistants and learn about our upcoming exhibits and events.

Kieran Ayton


Get New York Times Online and Mobile Apps for Free from the Adams Library

Rhode Island College faculty, students and staff can now access The New York Times Digital Edition through an Academic Site License provided by the Adams Library. Creating your own account is easy. Visit our NYT@RIC website for instructions: http://ric.libguides.com/newspapers/nyt.

Amy Barlow and Kieran Ayton


Teenage Research Participants Needed

Researchers at Rhode Island College are seeking teenagers to participate in a study about how teenagers get along with their parents and peers. Teens must be between the ages of 13 and 16. If you are a parent and have a teen, please consider allowing your teenager to participate. If not, you may know someone who is a teen or has a teen between the ages of 13 and 16. Please pass this information on to them. Teens will be paid $75 for participating and the study will take about three hours and 30 minutes. For more information, contact us at 401-456-8368 or at ripacric@gmail.com.

Emily Cook