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Jacqueline (Jacqui) Cohen

Admission Counselor
BA in Psychology
Roger Williams University
(401) 418-1372

Territory: Long Island and Upstate NY

Where are you originally from? Long Island (Commack), NY

Where did you attend college? Roger Williams University

What’s your favorite aspect of working at RWU? Seeing prospective students light up when they learn how many different opportunities RWU has to offer them.

How long have you been with RWU? Since July 1, 2013.

What’s your favorite:

  • Book – The Help; The Five People You Meet in Heaven; The Hunger Games series; My Sister’s Keeper
  • Band – O.A.R.
  • Movie – The Italian Job
  • Thing to do in the
    • Summer: Go to the beach with friends
    • Fall: Apple picking and spending as much time outside as possible (my favorite season!)
    • Winter: Curl up with a good book and hot chocolate next to a fire
    • Spring: Shop for colorful new clothing!
  • Weekend activity in RI – Biking/Running and photographing sunrises and sunsets of the Newport coastline
  • Vacation spot – Cayman Islands & Cinque Terre, Italy
  • Cheap eats – Ricotti’s in Bristol, RI & Peaceable Market in Newport, RI

If you could take a trip or live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Canberra, Australia

If you could be anything you want when you grow up, what would you be? A Marine Mammal Rescue & Rehabilitator

What’s something not many people know about you? I’m double-jointed- not just my fingers either!

What else are you involved in, on or off-campus? Special Olympics & Fantasy Football

What’s your favorite RWU memory? As a student at RWU, I was Captain of the Varsity Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. One of my favorite memories was finishing in the Top Three at our Championship Meet my senior year.

Any favorite quotes? “I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” -Mia Hamm