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Abigail attended her first RWU class at age 10, and there was no turning back.
A love for the water brought Alec to campus and the RWU sailing team.
Making an impact on campus and beyond.
"When you follow your passion, you’ll find people who share in that too and you find friends fast."
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.
Charly's impact on the RWU community -- from residential life to athletics -- will last for years to come.
Practicing what he teaches.
“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.”
David built his future at RWU.
An RWU connection helped David to land a dream job, complete with tons of international travel.
"I want to use what I've gained from the world around me to make a difference in the world."
EJ tackled multimillion-dollar jobs for leading companies before graduation.
“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.”
Following her interest in global health, Jing pursued internships with medical institutes at NYU and Stanford.
Multiple internships in TV and radio helped Kathleen explore both the Public Relations and Journalism fields.
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."
Hard work + dedication = success for Kevin
Kristin was a Jill of all Trades at RWU's Barn.
“Keep an open mind. On campus you may change groups, majors, even friends.”
Hitting it out of the park.
“Sharing the act of play is the most amazing experience you can have with these kids.”
Calling Florence, Italy home for a semester doesn't sound too shabby.
Marissa's decision to undertake a language immersion program in Grenada, Spain helped her take on an exciting role after graduation for a company eyeing global expansion.
By creating her own program of study, Melisa ensured that she would get where she wanted to go.
Make every day count.
An internship with the New England Revolution brought Michelle behind the scenes at Gillette Stadium.
“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...”
“The London program was a complete immersion in the professional theatre world. Shakespeare’s thoughts were in my head, his words in my mouth.”
“Your teachers will know you. If you’re not going to class, you’re not going to get the grade. Balance your time and your priorities.”
A mentor, advocate and Miss Rhode Island Latina, Rosa is a champion in the community.
Sarah kept her eyes on the prize.
“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.
“I stayed at RWU because of the community in SAAHP. Everyone is just so passionate and works with such purpose.”
"That’s one of the great things about RWU—when students express their desires, RWU takes them into consideration."
Tamara jumped at the chance to explore Australia while interning at Amnesty International.
“My program is incredible! In one class, we had representatives from the national, state and local preservation societies. I had lunch with them afterward and got their input on my final thesis. Where else do you have those opportunities?”
A team player on and off the court.
"I would not get this type of personal interaction at most other schools."