A Bristol native, Brittney is well-traveled thanks to her business courses.
“Knowing people in the industry before graduation is just invaluable.”
“One of the things I loved most about RWU is that there were no grad students in the sciences, so our professors were supported by undergraduate researchers.”
Small class size and personal attention may have drawn Caitlin to the University, but she took advantage of everything at her fingertips.
“And you feel empathy for all these people you’re speaking with and working with in a very direct way. In most cases, your emotions help you along and inspire you.”
A Construction Management major, CJ helped build the new RWU ice hockey club.
Originally from Honduras, Claudia definitely lived RWU's mantra of Learning to Bridge the World.
“For being somewhat of an international relations/political science nerd it really doesn't get a lot more exciting than this."
“I definitely had the upper hand in D.C. during my internship. I already knew how to perform research and how to conduct myself in a courtroom.”
“[Professors] won’t push you in the wrong direction, instead, they push you to be better. I am where I am because of my professors and my advisor.”
“I’m so happy I took the internship on campus. I learned how different departments work as one and how one decision affects the organization as a whole.”
A champion sailor, Kelly found time in her packed schedule to be involved on campus and off.
“I have been ‘the computer guy’ since I was a child. I spent most of my time either fixing computers or designing websites."
“Get involved. Break out of what you’re used to and try new things."
Kristin was a Jill of all Trades at RWU's Barn.
“Keep an open mind. On campus you may change groups, majors, even friends.”
“Sharing the act of play is the most amazing experience you can have with these kids.”
By creating her own program of study, Melisa ensured that she would get where she wanted to go.
“We can all make a difference if we are so inclined. You don’t have to be a tree hugger to help change the environment.”
“I saw it as a way to grow up and become independent without limits set by cultural influences.”
“People at RWU have no idea what a difference they’ve made in my life...”
A mentor, advocate and Miss Rhode Island Latina, Rosa is a champion in the community.
“Take a lot of interesting classes. Try to experience a little of everything.”
International student, double major and two-sport athlete made a name for himself on campus.
"That’s one of the great things about RWU—when students express their desires, RWU takes them into consideration."
"I would not get this type of personal interaction at most other schools."