When students talk about the Rose Butler Browne Mentoring Program course, they use powerful words like identity, community, and validation. When junior Selena Evora, who enrolled in the course as a freshman, reflects on its impact, she talks about transformation.
Honors Program student Wilfredo Tangui plans a career as a pediatric cardiologist or cardiothoracic surgeon after having fought a lengthy battle to recover from multiple heart surgeries as a child. That successful fight is part of the reason he enrolled in the Honors Program.
Join the University of Rhode Island community for a celebration of Black History Month, beginning with a series of MLK Week events, Feb. 6-10, sponsored by the department of Community, Equity, and Diversity. This year’s theme of MLK Week—“We Are Confronted With the Fierce Urgency of Now’’—is from King’s 1967 speech opposing America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Events continue throughout […]