Bintou Camara decided to become a nurse when she discovered an interest in science as a teenager at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island.
In her nine years at ESPN, Jennifer Cingari Christie ’08, communications manager for ESPN Films and Original Content, has worked on numerous projects including the promotion of the Oscar-winning “O.J.: Made in America” documentary.
In Rassoul Diouf’s native Senegal, it was rare for science students to step into a lab or make something from scratch. So when he enrolled at URI, he reveled in the opportunity to make things. And the practical experience that he sought did not disappoint.
Registered dietitian Megan Fallon’s goal is to steer food policy toward better nutrition and health-related outcomes.“ I picture myself working for a government or non-profit agency on current food policies.”
Davi Prak long had her heart set on being a nurse, so when she graduated from high school, she applied to just one program: the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing.
Omose Ogala’s job offers arrived at a dizzying pace—from Dell, Microsoft, and Twitter. Even before he graduated, tech giants were knocking at his door, competing to hire him.
Hilary Lohmann spent the last two years in the U.S. Virgin Islands as a Coral Reef Management Fellow for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, studying and protecting the coral reef ecosystem at East End Marine Park in St. Croix.
Autumn Guillotte has planned a career in public service ever since she first met her elected representatives at local parades while in elementary school.
Alexia Williams will travel to Spain, thanks to a grant from the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, which places recent college graduates in schools overseas to supplement English language instruction.
Cherish Prickett is a fan of blockbuster natural disaster films. She likes to critique the rescue and recovery plans. “I know the movies are dramatized,” she said, “but they do have some truth in how people react to disasters.”
Before he even enrolled at the University of Rhode Island, Tyler Bawden had already made important contributions to his chosen discipline. He co-authored a research paper on a rare turtle, the diamondback terrapin, and helped pass a state law to protect the species.
Recent grad Jarolyn Fernandez, a triple major in health studies, communication studies, and Spanish, could not be more prepared, academically, for her dream career as a patient advocate.