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University Honors Program

 

Honors Program Director:

Lynne Derbyshire, Ph.D.

300B Lippitt Hall

Phone: 874-4732

Email: derbyshire@uri.edu

Honors Program Staff:

Brian Clinton, Pre-Health Lecturer/Advisor

303 Lippitt Hall

Phone: 874-2576

Email: brian_clinton@uri.edu

Cheryl Foster, Ph.D., Associate Director
300H Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-4022
Email: cherylfoster.uri@gmail.com

Deborah Gardiner, Program Coordinator
300A Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-2303
Email: debg@uri.edu

Caitlin Green, Program Specialist

300F Lippitt Hall

Phone: 874-9483

Email: cfgreen@uri.edu

Carolyn Hames, Associate Director
300G Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-2813
Email: chames@uri.edu

Nancy Caronia, Honors Lecturer

303 Lippitt Hall

Phone: 874-2267

Email: ncaronia@my.uri.edu

Kathleen Maher, Assistant Director
300C Lippitt Hall
Phone: 874-5875
Email: kmaher@uri.edu

 


 

 

 

 

 

 
   
   
   

FALL 2014 NEWS:

Welcome, new students!

Welcome, Nancy Caronia, new Honors lecturer/advisor!

 

CONGRATULATIONS:

 

Alyssa Neill, '14, a Nutrition & Dietetics major and Honors student was one of only 61 juniors nationwide to be awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship in 2013. Selected for her academic achievement, leadership ability and commitment to a career in public service, Alyssa received a $30,000 scholarship for graduate study, attended a Truman leadership institute, and has joined the ranks of a global network of Truman Scholars. Read more in the URI Press Release.

Juniors Christopher Bobba (Chemical Engineering/Biological Sciences) and Russell Dauksis (Marine Biology) who have been named as Goldwater Scholars, and to Farid Topchiev (Chemical Engineering and German) who has received a Goldwater Honorable Mention! See their URI Press release to learn more.

Brian Stack (senior History/Philosophy) who has received a prestigious Humanity in Action Fellowship!

URI Honors Student Megan O'Brien has been awarded a 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholarship to Iceland. Read more about Meghan's story here, and follow her blog!

Brittany O'Brien has been awarded a 2012 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Kenya for the fall semester. Brittany has also been granted an NSEP African Languages Initiative Summer Supplement to study Swahili at the University of Florida prior to her departure.

These six URI sophomores who won Hollings Scholarships from NOAA this year: Michael Canton, Eilea Knotts, Sarah Merolla, Benjamin Sevey, Callie Veelenturf and Brenton Wallin. Read more in their URI Press Release.

Farid Topchiev, who has been awarded two prestigious scholarships to study in Germany - the DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship and the Whitaker Undergraduate Scholarship!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

General inquiries:
URIhonors@etal.uri.edu

Honors Director:
Lynne Derbyshire, 401.874.4732

Associate Director:
Cheryl Foster, 401.874.4022

Associate Director:
Carolyn Hames, 401.874.2813

Assistant Director:
Kathleen Maher, 401.874.5875

Program Coordinator:
Deborah Gardiner, 401.874.2303

Program Specialist:
Caitlin Green, 401.874.9483

Honors Lecturer/Advisor:

Nancy Caronia, 401.874.2267

Pre-Health Lecturer/Advisor:

Brian Clinton, 401.874.2576