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Commencement FAQ Night

Have questions about Commencement?  Join us on Thursday, March 19 at 5:30 in the second floor student lounge & have your questions answered.  Graduation forms will be on hand.

 Please RSVP to me by 3/18 at or 401.254.4805. 

Safe Zone Training for LGBTQ Allies

Wednesday, April 1: 5:30-7:30pm
150 Washington Street, Room 311
Providence, RI 02903

SafeZone at RWU is the official training program at the university to become a certified Hawk Ally. The two-hour interactive course aims to educate participants on LGBTQ terminology, identities, and issues, as well as promote effective ally development.  This training provides a foundation to understand common trends in the LGBTQ community, as well as gives the resources to expand on the fundamental knowledge built in the program. SafeZone offers a safe space to ask questions, share feelings, and learn inclusively. All are welcome to become Hawk Allies – please bring a pen and a positive attitude!

Identifying Barriers to Diversity in Law Enforcement

Friday, April 17: day-long event

Hosted by Providence NAACP and RWU School of Continuing Studies

This one-day seminar, held in conjunction with the Providence Branch NAACP and the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies, has been designed for law enforcement recruiters, human resource officers and Supervisory Officers who perform similar duties within their respective agency, as well as community activists and organizers seeking to improve their relationships with law enforcement.

Participants will receive instruction related to the methodologies of improving and enhancing organizational cultures to be more embracing of diverse candidates, best practices in minority recruiting, and marketing techniques that will better reach a targeted demographic, as well as an introduction to such issues as organizational culture and behavior, global diversity initiatives, recruiting methodology, officer selection and screening practices, and the use of special recruiting and marketing tactics aimed at minorities.

The program will provide practical advice for modifying and maximizing the culture of organizations; basic tools, methodologies, and procedures that will ultimately benefit agencies in successful diversity recruitment, and methods which can be used to attract and retain a more diverse workforce.

The cost for the seminar is $55.00, which includes materials, continental breakfast, lunch and certificate of participation. Checks should be made payable to NABLEO, P.O. Box 17183, Esmond, RI 02917.

Telephone inquiries should be made to Lt. Charles Wilson, National Chairman at (401) 465-9152, or Sally Thomason, Conference Chair at (732) 469-2690.


Cover Letter and Resume Workshop

Brush up your skills on April 15 with a cover letter and resume workshop led by Alexandra Finney of the RWU Career Center.  5:30pm at The School of Continuing Studies.  Contact Mary for details: or 401.254.4805.

Love to golf?

SCS students and staff can enjoy golf discounts at Touisset Country Club.