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Student Organization Directory

The following student organizations have institutional recognition through the Rhode Island College Office of Student Activities. If your organization's information needs to be updated, please contact Student Activities at (401) 456-8034 or e-mail activities@ric.edu.

Visit the PFAC website for a list of clubs recognized by the Performing & Fine Arts Commission, and the Outside LinkAthletics Department website for a list of recognized club sports.

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401 Sound

 

President
Jerome Togba

Vice President
Dave Chery

Advisor
Kristen Salemi

Organization E-Mail Address
401sound@so.ric.edu

401 Sound is an organization committed to providing a platform and common ground for entrepreneurs with an interest in entertainment, music, art, and fashion.  Members develop key relationships amongst each other and premier brands.  401 Sound supports recruitment efforts of musicians, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and fashion-driven students to Rhode Island College.
 


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Accounting Association 

 

President
Kaila McGuire

Vice President
Christopher Leblanc

Advisor
Lisa Church

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
acctclub@so.ric.edu

To update accounting majors on internship opportunities and to allow students to learn about career information and network with major companies.  Students are also able to become members in other accounting organizations, such as the IMA.

Active Minds

 

President
Amanda Irwin

Vice President
Nicole Hoyt

Advisor
Denise Smith

Office Location
Student Union 424

Organization E-Mail Address
activeminds@so.ric.edu

To create an awareness and help change the attitude toward the topic of mental health.  Also, to help eliminate the stigmate that surround the issues of mental health through informative activities and events.

Advocacy and Beyond Club

 

President
James Cook

Vice President
Jose Rosario

Advisor
Kerri Rossi

Office Location
Student Union 424

Organization E-Mail Address
AandBclub@so.ric.edu

To encourage, educate, and empower all students, faculty, and campus groups to advocate for individuals with disabilities at Rhode Island College and beyond!

Aging & Gerontological Education Society (AGES)

 

President
Julie Malloy

Vice President
Lee-Ann Percoski

Advisor
Rachel Filinson

Organization E-Mail Address
ages@so.ric.edu

AGES is a student organization for those students who are interested in working with and advocating for our aging community members.

Alpha Sigma Tau (AST)

 

President
Alex Carter

Vice President
Tess Leone

Advisor
Pamela Christman

Office Location
Student Union 418

Organization E-Mail Address
alphasigmatau@so.ric.edu

National Panhellenic sorority founded on November 4, 1899 at Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University). The sorority has more than 80 active chapters and colonies nationwide.  Alpha Sigma Tau has a long history of philanthropy and community service. The Sorority's official philanthropy is Pine Mountain Settlement School, and its official service project is Habitat for Humanity. Additionally, individual collegiate and alumnae chapters coordinate local philanthropic fundraisers and service projects. 

Outside LinkAmerican Marketing Association, AMA

 

President
Katie Almeida

Vice President
Jordan Sylvester

Advisor
Stephen Ramocki

Office Location
Student Union 426

Organization E-Mail Address
amaclub@so.ric.edu

To further enhance the professional development of marketing students. As well as, spark the creativity of students by doing projects, events, promotions and web-design.

Outside LinkAnchor

 

President
Editor-in-Chief
Josh Estrella

Vice President
Greg Maynard

Advisor
Lloyd Matsumoto

Office Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
editorinchief@anchorweb.org

 

The Anchor, Rhode Island College's independent, student-run newspaper since 1928, is a weekly publication that provides RIC and the surrounding community with the latest news, sports, arts and entertainment, lifestyles and opinions. The Anchor provides students with the opportunity to engage in all aspects of the production of the newspaper including writing, editing, photography, graphics, sales and circulation.

Outside LinkAnchorheads

 

President
Tom Lima

Vice President
Mike Giammarco

Advisor
Kristen Salemi

Organization E-Mail Address
ricanchorheads@gmail.com

 

The Anchorheads are Rhode Island College's student-run fan section for all RIC athletic events. Their objective is to create the best student atmosphere in Division III sports and support all student athletic teams at RIC.

Outside LinkAnchor TV

 

President
Patrick Hurd

Vice President
Jeffrey Conner

Advisor
Brian Knoth

Office Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
anchortv@so.ric.edu
info@anchortv.org

To increase knowledge and awareness of television and video production through hands-on experience.  To act as a creative outlet for students who wish to participate in television and video production, and to exhibit students' work to a large audience on a regular basis via closed circuit TV and the Internet.

Anthropos

 

President
Angie Achorn

Vice President
Alyssa Dubis

Advisor
Peter Little

Organization E-Mail Address
anthropos@so.ric.edu

To promote anthropological understanding throughout the campus and organize events to encourage students to take part in Non-Western traditions.

Artist Co-Op

 

President
Lawrence Timmins

Vice President
Ryan Holmes

Advisor
Craig Bachman

Organization E-Mail Address
artistcoop
@so.ric.edu

The goal of Artist Co-Op is expand educational opportunities and resources available to art students at RIC.

Asian Student Association

 

President
Linda Lin

Vice President
John Capellan

Advisor
Kristen Salemi

Office Location
Student Union 426

Organization E-Mail Address
asianstudents@so.ric.edu

ASA is an organization that serves as a voice for the cultural and social interests of Southeast Asian students at Rhode Island College. Our goal is to educate and bring awareness to students on campus and off campus by providing interaction opportunities for the Rhode Island College and greater Rhode Island communities.

Association of Computer Machinery

 

President
Joshua Kutty

Vice President
Narong Ninth

Advisor
Computer Science
Kate Sanders

Computer Information Systems
Lisa Bain
Kyungsub Choi

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Organization E-Mail Address
acm@so.ric.edu

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) RIC ACM is a student organization primarily for computer information systems (CIS) and computer science (CS) majors but is open to all RIC students that in interested in computer science, information systems, and/or information technology

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Bachelor's of Social Work Organization (BSWO)

 

President
Richelle Ware

Vice President
David Cardoza
                                                                           
Advisor
Scott Mueller

Organization E-Mail Address
bswo@so.ric.edu

To encourage activities which educate and promote the value of social work. Through this effort, we hope to generate concern for oppressed and marginalized populations and raise awareness of important social issues such as domestic violence, poverty, substance abuse, racism, sexism and homophobia.

Outside LinkBallroom Dance Club

 

President
Shane Crellin

Vice President
Christy Sackal

Advisor
Olga Juzyn

Office Location
Student Union 428

Organization E-Mail Address
ballroomclub@so.ric.edu

A chance to introduce students to the exciting world of ballroom and Latin dance. With opportunities to learn the elegant steps of the waltz or the energy-filled jump of the swing, ballroom and Latin dance is the best way to meet new people, dance competitively or socially or just have a great time.

Biology Club

President
Kenneth Salhany

Vice President
Saman Nayyab

Advisor
Breea Govenar

Organization E-Mail Address
biomedtechclub@so.ric.edu

Strives to enhance communication between biology students and faculty, increase awareness of biology and medical technology issues and current events, and increase the sense of community in the biology department.

Bringing Books to Life

 

President
Matthew Leo

Vice President
Catherine Wagner

Advisor
Jean Brown

Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail Address
bringingbooks2life@so.ric.edu

To promote reading in young people through the organization and hosting of numerous events at RIC and in the surrounding communities.

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Cape Verdean Student Association

 

President
Romira Monteiro
                                                                           
Vice President

Denise DePina

Advisor
Antoinette Gomes
Silvia Oliveira

Office Location
Student Union 428

Organization E-Mail Address
cvsa@so.ric.edu

The Cape Verdean Student Association is an organization committed to the preservation of the Cape Verdean culture and history.

Cat Coalition, RIC

 

President
Jeremy Boutin
                                                                           
Vice President

Joanna Cataldo

Advisor
Eric Hall

Organization E-Mail Address
catcoalition@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Cat Coalition (RICCC) is an organization dedicated to the love of animals, raise awareness of the proper treatment of animals, and the importance of spaying/neutering animals while creating a positive environment where members can relax and discuss their love for cats.

Chess Club

 

President
Freddy Monteiro
                                                                           
Vice President

Nicholas Rose

Advisor
John Perrotta

Organization E-Mail Address
chessclub@so.ric.edu

To promote and teach the game of chess at Rhode Island College through meetings, tournaments, and events. The Chess Club encourages all members of the Rhode Island College community to socialize, relax, and enjoy spirited competition. 

Club Mudd

 

President
Melanie Chauvin
                                                                           
Vice President

Ashley St. Louis

Advisor
Craig Bachman

Organization E-Mail Address
clubmudd@so.ric.edu

To raise artistic and aesthetic awareness and develop technical skills and abilitites of club members as it pertains to the use of ceramic media.  To discuss works created by members and developments made by artists within the field of ceramics.  To facialitate artistic development of members by sponsoring visiting artisits, gallery visits, and specialty kiln firings.

Communications Club

 

President
Danielle Carbone

Vice President
Valentina Agudelo

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Organization E-Mail Address
commclub@so.ric.edu

To represent the students of the Communications Department and offer programs and activities geared to exploring the various disciplines wihtin the field.  We pride ourselves on creating and maintaining communications-focused events that combine academic theory and real world experiences from professionals.

Outside LinkCooperative Preschool

 

President
Katie Swinburne

Vice President
Kaitlin Flatley

Advisors
Alan Salemi

Head Teacher
Carolyn Shields

Location
Whipple Annex
(401) 456-8154

Organization E-Mail Address
coopreschool@so.ric.edu

The Co-op is a licensed preschool and daycare facility which provides quality child care for the children of RIC students, faculty, and staff.

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Debate Council                           

 

President
Esohe Irabor

Vice President
Timothy Profeta

Advisor
Victoria Hittinger
Khalil Saucier

Organization E-Mail Address
debateclub@so.ric.edu

To teach and encourage the skill of parliamentary debate.  To compete in competitions representing Rhode Island College.

Delta Phi Epsilon

 

President
Dianna D'Aguanno

Vice President
Gianna Cairo

Advisor
Dennis Sousa

Office Location
Student Union 420

Organization E-Mail Address
deltaphiepsilon@so.ric.edu

Delta Phi Epsilon is an organization that is built on the bonds of sisterhood, pride in the sorority, and support for one another. The mission of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority is to develop in women a social consciousness and a commitment to think and act for the greater good.  The work done for the philanthropies, National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Delta Phi Epsilon Education Foundation instills the desire to be active in the community.

                                                                                                                                                                                         

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English Club

 

President
Mark Picard

Vice President
Remson Dejoseph

Advisor
Russell Potter
                                                                         
Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail
englishclub@so.ric.edu

 

Social and intellectual activity among members of the RIC community, especailly those majoring/minoring in English, and literature enthusiasts. Provides and opportunity for networking and academic support.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Environmental Club

 

President
Adam Jacques

Vice President
Edward Yeremuk

Advisor
James Murphy

Organization E-Mail
environmentalclub@so.ric.edu

To promote sustainability within our school and community through various educational functions, a school garden, and other events that foster community partnerships.

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Feminists United

 

President
Cedar Hayes

Vice President
Ava Mascena
              
Advisor
                                                          
Leslie Schuster
Janice Okoomian
                                                               
Office Location
Student Union 423

Organization E-Mail Address
feminists@so.ric.edu

To spread awareness of women's issues on campus by focusing on activism, feminism, and women's rights.  In addition, we strive to change stereotypes and to act in support of unity and gender equality.

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Finance and Economics Association

 

President
Steven Montoya

Vice President
Cory Marcelli

Advisor
Paul Jacques

Organization E-Mail Address
financeclub@so.ric.edu

An association devoted to bridging the gap between the academic and financial worlds.  Activiites includ mock trading competitions, student socials, and alumni networking events.

                                                                                                                                                                                      

French Club

 

President
Jocelene Saint Juste

Vice President
Ashley Bazin

Advisors
Chiara Falangola
Jeannine Olson

Organization E-Mail Address
frenchclub@so.ric.edu

The French Club is an organization where students learn about the Francophone world through different cultures, foods, people, and of course la langue française.  All students are welcome. Bienvenue a tous!

                                                                                                                                                                                     

Freshman Class Council

 

President
 

Vice President


Advisor

Organization E-Mail Address
freshmanclass@so.ric.edu

The organization that represents the interests of the freshman class.

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GAMER

 

President
Christopher Ames

Vice President
Cameron Evans
                                                                          
Advisor

Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Organization E-Mail Address
gamer@so.ric.edu

GAMER strives to provide an open forum for people interested in role-playing games, video games, miniature war games, card collecting games (CCG), and board games.  We encourage members to come learn new games or play an old favorite.  GAMER is open to anyone interested in games, no matter your level of skill or experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

Guitar Life

 

President
Stephanie Randall

Vice President
Maria Adolfo
                                                                          
Advisor

Stephen Ramocki

Organization E-Mail Address
guitarlife@so.ric.edu

Guitar Life is an group for anyone interested in playing, or learning how to play, guitar.  No expereience is necessary and all are welcome!
                                                                                                                                                                                       

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Harambee

 

President
Monay Threats-McNeil

Vice President
Servio Gomez
                                                                          
Advisor

Khalil Saucier

Organization E-Mail Address
harambee@so.ric.edu

Harambee, which is Kiswahili means "unity" or "stand together," is the name of Rhode Island
College 's multicultural student organization.  The members primarily consist of students from throughout the African Diaspora (African-American, Afro-Carribean, Continental African) and welcomes others from diverse cultural backgrounds.  To provide cultural experiences that will be beneficial in our search for our heritage. To coordinate our educational experiences so that others may learn from us. To engage in social activities that allows us to show our responsibility to society.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Healthcare Administrators, RIC

 

President
Sarah Brown

Vice President
Nicky D'Ambra

Advisor
Marianne Raimondo

Organization E-Mail Address
healthcareclub@so.ric.edu

The purpose of RICHA is to provide a social forum for healthcare administration students to build relationships with one another and to engage professionals in the healthcare field.  Through RICHA, students will learn more about the healthcare administration and gain support in their pursuit of becoming professionals.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

Henry Barnard School Mentors

 

President
Caitlin Wirth

Vice President
Olivia Briggs

Advisor
Sharon Hellmann

Organization E-Mail Address
hbsmentors@so.ric.edu

To provide Rhode Island College student mentors with selected Henry Barnard School students to build lasting friendships and to provide one-on-one social and emotional support.

HOPE (Helping Others Promote Equality)

President
Alexander Mazzocca

Vice President
Samson Hampton

Advisor
Robyn Linde

Office Location
Student Union 425

Organization E-Mail Address
hope@so.ric.edu

The goal of this organization is to help those of different sexual orientations and identities (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer) be comfortable with who they are in the light of college life. It is also this group's goal to give these people a voice to be heard at RIC.

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Outside LinkIntervarsity Christian Fellowship

 

President
Cedric Alves

Vice President
Ramie Cormay
                                                                          
Advisor

Lisa Ferri

Organization E-Mail Address
intervarsity@so.ric.edu

RIC Intervarsity seeks to be a welcoming Christian community that offers open access to anyone seeking connection with God, people and the greater RIC community.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

Outside LinkIota Phi Theta

 

President
Thompson Kuti

Advisor
Brian Lalli

Organization E-Mail Address
iotaphitheta@so.ric.edu

Founded in 1963, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is an organization which upholds the principles of scholarship, leadership, citizenship, fidelity, and brotherhood.

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Junior Class Council

 

President
Josh Estrella

Vice President
                                                                          
Advisor

Organization E-Mail Address
juniorclass@so.ric.edu

The organization that represents the interests of the junior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Outside LinkKappa Delta Phi

 

President
Curtis Barr

Vice President
Zach Deutsch

Advisor
James Murphy

Office Location
Student Union 419

Organization E-Mail Address
kappadeltaphi@so.ric.edu

National fraternity aiming to bring men of good character together to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood.                                                                                                                                                              

Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society

 

President
Audra Cornell

Vice President
Harley Mitchell

Advisor
Whitney Blakenship

Organization E-Mail Address
kdp@so.ric.edu

Kappa Delta Pi is a national honor society for education majors.

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Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

 

President
Ambar Perez

Vice President
Maryssabel Polanco

Advisors
Antoinette Gomes

Organization E-Mail Address
laso@so.ric.edu

LASO is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in developing our member's individual potential. We acknowledge that the richness of our culture's identity should aid us in achieving our academic and social goals. LASO is a supportive organization, which encourages its members to learn about diversity of the Latino culture, while promoting leadership development within us all. As the influence and impact of Latin American people and culture has increased in the United States and abroad, LASO has built networks of support in cooperation with other clubs, organizations, associations of the college administration, and our friends. LASO is determined to seek strengths in union as Latino students face critical juncture in higher education; which includes decreasing enrollment nationwide and lack of support and resources. LASO is committed to the use of our skills, knowledge, and energy to contribute to the welfare of our people, society, and the world. Our membership is made up of diverse students from Latin America, Caribbean Islands, Central America, and South America, as well from various ethnic groups. All students are welcome!!

LIFE: Live, Inspire, Fight, Educate

 

President
Kia Smith

Vice President
Bianki Torres

Advisor
Antoinette Gomes

Organization E-Mail Address
lifeorg.ric@gmail.com

To unite and strengthen diverse individuals and organizations fighting for education equity, justice, and various issues, such as the elimination of disease, illiteracy, poverty, and ignorance, through alliance building, leadership development, and action.

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Management and Consulting Club

 

President
Miguel Cristovao
                                                                         
Vice President

Steven Montoya

Advisors
Paul Jacques

Organization E-Mail Address
consulting@so.ric.edu

The Management and Consulting Club helps student students work on the skills of managing and developing organizations, and gives them opportunities to network with those in the field.

Outside LinkMiddle School Association

 

President
Amy Richards
                                                                         
Vice President

Jenna Sicuranza

Advisors
John Niska

Organization E-Mail Address
ricmsa@so.ric.edu

The Rhode Island College Middle School Association is a student organization that aims to support the professional and pedagogical development of students who are seeking middle level endorsement. This organization brings best practicing middle level teachers and administrators from the state of Rhode Island, to Rhode Island College, in an effort to promote and educate our members about the various aspects of the middle school model. A panel like format provides ample opportunity for our members to interact and learn from these highly acclaimed middle level educators. RICMSA is dedicated to providing its members with meetings that focus on cutting edge middle level practices, strategies and philosophies.

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National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)

 

President
Ashley Goldberg

Vice President
Emily Gavitt

Advisor
Alex Khoury

Organization E-Mail Address
nrhh@so.ric.edu

NRHH is composed of the top 1% of student leaders on campuses across the world.  Furthermore, NRHH has four pillars that each member can continue to strive to achieve: scholastics, recognition, service and leadership.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

Outside LinkNational Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

 

President
Jessica Souza

Vice President
Norris Polk

Advisor
Joseph Zornado

Organization E-Mail Address
nscs@so.ric.edu

An honor society inviting high-achieving freshmen and sophomores.

Outside LinkNational Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)

 

President
Gladys Alvarez

Vice President
James Lachance

Advisors
Paul Jacques
Marianne Raimondo

Office Location
Student Union 429

Organization E-Mail Address

nsls@so.ric.edu

We build leaders who make a better world.

Outside LinkNational Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

 

President
Margaret Lopes

Vice President
Nicholas Andreozzi

Advisor
Suzanne Conklin

Organization E-Mail Address
nsta@so.ric.edu

The RIC chapter of the National Science Teachers Association allows aspiring science teachers at Rhode Island College to become acquainted with each other in an informal environment, to discuss their paths through the education program, and to enhance their science education.

National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA)

 

President
Daria Lombardi

Vice President
Hannah Amato

Advisor
Harriet Magen

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
ric_nsslha@so.ric.edu

To educate ourselves and others about the field of speech and hearing sciences and to prepare ourselves for entrance into the field of speech language pathology and audiology.

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Ocean State Film Society

 

President
Dayle Decker
                                                                              
Vice President

Thomas Palleschi

Advisor
Vincent Bohlinger

Organization E-Mail Address
filmsocietyclub@so.ric.edu

To allow students greater participation in the entire filmmaking process: pre-production, production, post-production, promotion, and distribution with the goal of participating in the film festival circuit.  To develop a deep appreciation for film through screenings, discussions, and guest speakers.

Outside LinkOTAKU

 

President
Caleb McPhee

Vice President
Cameron Evans

Advisor
Anthony Galvez

Office Location
Student Union 432

Organization E-Mail Address
otaku@so.ric.edu

This group provides an outlet for members of the RIC community to enjoy and experience ANIME as well as Japanese and East Asian cultures.

Outside LinkOxfam American at RIC

 

President
Janelle McCarren

Vice President
Danielle Lafond

Advisor
Robyn Linde

Organization E-Mail Address
oxfam@so.ric.edu

Oxfam is a highly-rated humanitarian organization that seeks a just world without poverty.  Oxfam America at RIC is a community of students committed to Oxfam campaigns and making a global impact on an individual level.  We welcome you to join us! Learn how you can help to right the wrong.

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Phi Mu Delta

 

President
Jose Rosario

Vice President
Brian Davidson

Advisor
Alex Khoury

Office Location
Student Union 419

Organization E-Mail Address
ricpmd@gmail.com

Founded nationally in 1918 as the first national fraternity to accept men regardless of their race or religious affiliation, Phi Mu Delta has as its mission to provide a postitive fraternity experience for today's college man, encouraging high personal standards, morally, mentally, and spiritally, and, to help its members live the ideals of our founders: democracy, brotherhood, and service.

Political Science Club

 

President
Toby Riseborough

Vice President
Michelle Arias

Advisor
Robyn Linde

Organization E-Mail Address
polisciclub@so.ric.edu

The purpose of the Political Science Club is to generate interest and participation in the political process to all interested RIC students.

Portuguese Language Club

 

President
Christopher Barbosa

Vice President
Christine Meirinho

Advisor
Silvia Oliveira

Organization E-Mail Address
portugueseclub@so.ric.edu

The Portuguese Language Club exists to represent and promote Portuguese language and culture on campus.

Programming, RIC

 

President
Katie Salisbury

Vice President
Jonathan Soto

Advisor
Mark Paolucci

Location
Student Union 430

Organization E-Mail Address
programming@so.ric.edu

To provide out of class extra-curricular activities for students. To create a sense of community among RIC students and to create a social setting of educational and recreational nature.

Psi Chi

 

President
Amber Champagne

Vice President


Advisors
David Sugarman
Duncan White

Meeting Information
 

Organization E-Mail Address
psichi@so.ric.edu

Psi Chi is the honorary society for students studying psychology.

Psych Society

 

President
Vanessa Villon

Vice President
Ashley Foster

Advisors
David Sugarman
Duncan White

Organization E-Mail Address
psychsociety@so.ric.edu

Psych Society is dedicated to promoting a path to learning about the field of psychology as well as possible internships, research projects, and job opportunities.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

 

President
Thomas Cawley

Vice President
Adriana Ambari

Advisor
Kay Israel

Organization E-Mail Address
prssa@so.ric.edu

The RIC PRSSA chapter is one of three chapters in Rhode Island that are associated with the national Public Relations Student Society of America.  As a group, they make connections and gain experience with public relations professionals.

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Resident Student Association

 

President
Harrie Salk

Vice President
Ransel Cruz
                                                                         
Advisor
Alex Khoury

Meeting Information
Mondays
9pm
Weber Lounge

Organization E-Mail Address
rsa@so.ric.edu

The Resident Student Association (RSA) is comprised of students living both in the residence halls and off-campus.  The goal for RSA is to assist with students' needs and concerns and to provide programs for the residents which are on a larger scale than the ones that the Hall Councils usually provide.  Representatives from all six halls halp promote and recruit new members within their respective residence halls and meet together on a regularly scheduled basis.  Another goal for RSA is to improve residential life and to promote unity throughout the campus community.  Some recent events include duck hunt, res-week, dodgeball, carnival, ice cream socials, campaigns for better food service at the college, increased safety for motor vehicles and parking area, review and update of Residence Hall Policies, sponsorship of marathons to raise money for charity, semi-formal dances, talent shows, trips to plays and sporting events and many other on-campus events.  Funding is provided for this organization by Student Community Government (student activitiy fees).  RSA also works closely with Hall Councils, the Office of Residential Life and Housing, and other organizations.  RSA is run by the students and elects students from within the group to serve on an Executive Board.

RICESS (RIC Educators of
Social Studies)

 

President
Kendra King

Vice President
Emma Lafleur

Advisors
Ellen Bigler
Whitney Blankenship

Office Location
Student Union 433

Organization E-Mail Address
ricess@so.ric.edu

RICESS provides a peer support system as many like-minded individuals come together to discuss the various challenges social studies educators face while giving members the opportunity and resources to expand their skills.

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Senior Class Council

 

President
Ashley Goldberg

Vice President
Robert Santurri

Advisor
John Perrotta

Organization E-Mail Address
seniorclass@so.ric.edu
The organization that represents the interests of the senior class.
                                                                                                                                                                                              

Shoreline, The

 

President
Victoria Parker

Vice President
Anthony Castellano

Advisor
Mark Anderson

Organization E-Mail Address
shoreline@so.ric.edu

RIC's literary magazine.

Ski & Snowboard Club

 

President
Jessica Murphy

Vice President
Nicole Bartkowiak

Advisor
Stephanie Costa

Organization E-Mail Address
skiclub@so.ric.edu
 
To seek the development of an interested group of individuals who show similar recreational pursuits of worthy leisure time.  The group will foster growth in the areas of recreational ski & snowboarding skills, activities, leadership, appreciation of nature, as well as personal and group growth.

Sociology and Justice Studies Organization

 

President
Ybelis Gonzalez

Vice President
Allison Henley

Advisor
Desiree Ciambrone

Organization E-Mail Address
ric_sjsc@so.ric.edu

To get students involved in and aware of issues that concern sociology and justice studies.  Also to discuss career opportunity to further one's knowledge of critical issues pertaining the the field.

Sojourn Collegiate Ministry

 

President
Genesis Sanchez Tavarez

Vice President
James Bucci

Advisor
Peter Mendy

Office Location
Student Union 427

Organization E-Mail Address
sojourn@so.ric.edu

To cultivate a network of small community groups in which students can discuss what it means to pursue God in faith, education, and through acting justly in the community.

Sophomore Class Council

 

President
Mia Palombo

Vice President
Caitlin Wirth

Advisor
 

Organization E-Mail Address
sophomoreclass@so.ric.edu

The organization that represents the interests of the sophomore class.

Spanish Club

 

President
Alejandro Hinton

Vice President
Alfonsina Guzman

Advisor
Maricarmen Margenot

Organization E-Mail Address
spanishclub@so.ric.edu

As a Spanish language learner, any Rhode Island College student is now able to practice their Spanish during una hora de conversacion, movie days, and on trips to cultural events around Rhode Island, Boston, and New York.  Through these opportunities students can practice their conversational skills in an English-free zone.

SPOKEN

 

President
Marisa Haney

Vice President
Nathan Colburn

Advisor
Emily Danforth

Organization E-Mail Address
spoken@so.ric.edu

To spread creativity and joy of the arts to the community and offer a space for artists and lovers of the arts to commune with each other - especially, but not limited to, spoken word.

Outside LinkStudent Community Government, Inc.

 

President
 Robert Smith

Vice President
Maria Zapasnik

Advisor
Scott Kane

Location
Student Union 401 

Meeting Information
Wednesday
12:30pm (Finance) & 7:00pm (Parliament)
Student Union 307 

Organization E-Mail Address
ricscg@ric.edu

Student Community Government acts as a forum for students to address various issues and concerns affecting students at RIC. It also facilitates the growth and continuity of student organizations on campus by overseeing their operating and funding them.

Student Nurses Association

 

President
Alexander Averill

Vice President
Sierra Boucher

Advisor
Michele Siskind

Organization E-Mail Address
snaassoc@so.ric.edu

To promote high standards of nursing practice through nursing education, to provide programs representative of current professional interests and concerns to nursing students, to inform the student body of the nature of professional nursing. Also, to provide a forum for investigation of issues in healthcare and to speak for better health in the college community.

Student Veterans Organization

 

President
Neal Yeatman

Vice President
Brian Quigley

Advisor
Steven Rivers

Organization E-Mail Address
studentveterans@so.ric.edu

The purpose of the Student Veterans Organization will be to provide a network of support for military veterans, their families and civilian supporters, to educate the college community about the experiences of military veterans, and work with the college administration to meet the needs of student veterans and prospective student veterans.

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Outside LinkTheta Phi Alpha

 

President
Kayla Campbell
                                                                        
Vice President

Tianna Pawlitschek

Advisor
Madeleine Nixon

Office Location
Student Union 421

Organization E-Mail Address
thetaphialpha@so.ric.edu

Theta Phi Alpha is a national women's social fraternity, and is a member of the National Panhellenic Conference. The mission of Theta Phi Alpha encompasses far more than providing a social network for college women. For more than 90 years, the sisters of Theta Phi Alpha have maintained a history rich in educational excellence, professional achievement, and a deep commitment to social service.
                                                                                                                                                                                 

Outside LinkTonally Awesome

 

President
Miranda MacDonald

Vice President
Jacob Chippo
                                                                           
Advisor

Teresa Coffman

Organization E-Mail Address
tonallyawesome@so.ric.edu

 Tonally Awesome is a student-run a cappella group that performs in many different venues for occations such as RIC campus events, off-campus events, and music festivals.  They sing a wide variety of music from classic tunes to pop songs, and invite students to audition.
                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Visiting Internation Students   Association (VISA)

 

President


Secretary
 

Advisor

Organization E-Mail Address
visaclub@so.ric.edu

VISA is a group for international students to meet, exchange ideas, and about the surrounding community.                                
                                                                                                                                

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Women of Color

 

President
Esohe Irabor

Vice President
Shai Tomson-Allen
                                                                         
Advisor
Priscilla Harris

Office Location
Student Union 423

Organization E-Mail Address
womenofcolor@so.ric.edu

To build a community based on cultural understanding and awareness.  To support women of color in their professional, academic, and social decisions.
                                                                                                                                                                                    

Outside LinkWXIN 90.7

 

President
Robert Smith

Vice President
Michael Giammarco

Advisor
Arthur Patrie

Location
Media Center

Organization E-Mail Address
gm@ricradio.org

WXIN is here to provide the RIC community with responsible programming, teach newcomers about the music and radio industries, increase our knowledge and understanding of broadcast radio through experience, and provide and outlet for students to express themselves creatively within FCC rules and radio ethics.

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