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Salve Regina to award 659 degrees during its 64th commencement

Salve Regina President Jane Gerety, RSM, will confer 659 degrees on Sunday, May 18, when the university celebrates its 64th commencement on the Oceanside lawn of McAuley Hall. The academic procession steps off at 9:15 a.m., with the ceremony scheduled to begin beneath the...

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James Fowler named vice president for enrollment management

James R. Fowler Jr., the assistant vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions at Dean College in Franklin, Mass., has been named the next vice president for enrollment management at Salve Regina University, effective in July. “I look forward to welcoming Mr. Fowler...

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Pell Center receives RI Foundation grant to support innovation

Investing in the human capital so important to cities and towns, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded a $45,000 grant to the Pell Center at Salve Regina University to support Leadership Matters – a multi-community leadership development initiative in its first year. Leadership...

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Campus preservation and planning garners Salve Regina 2014 Arthur Ross Award for Stewardship

For protecting the architectural legacy of its campus and commissioning new buildings that harmonize with its historic structures, Salve Regina University has been named winner of the 2014 Arthur Ross Award for Stewardship. Past honorees include Monticello/Thomas Jefferson...

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Warwick Police Chief Stephen McCartney honored during Law Day Observance

Col. Stephen M. McCartney, Warwick’s chief of police who received a master’s degree in criminal justice from Salve Regina, will be the featured speaker and be inducted as an honorary member into Alpha Phi Sigma national criminal justice honor society during the university’s...

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Learning Unlimited community presents 'Hope for the Future' at Casino Theatre

Salve Regina’s Learning Unlimited community, which partners people with developmental disabilities with undergraduate student mentors, will present “Hope for the Future” on Thursday, May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Free and open to the public,...

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Boston Police spokesperson during marathon bombing to lecture in ‘Crisis Communications’ class

Boston Police Officer James Kenneally, spokesperson for the department who handled communications, including social media, during last year’s marathon bombing, will be the guest speaker in the “Crisis Communications” class of Scott Fraser on Tuesday, April 29, from 4 to 5:5:...

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Department of music, theatre and dance presents spring concerts

Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance has several spring concerts on tap, including performances from the university’s choral groups along with the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the Newport County Orchestra. Admission is $8 for general and $5 for...

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Social Work department organizes volunteer service day at local agencies

Salve Regina’s social work department has organized its second annual volunteer service day to be held on Sunday, April 27 at several human service agencies on Aquidneck Island. Members of the university community will join with social work students, parents, faculty and...

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$1 million gift helps university launch graduate program in nursing

At a ceremony Wednesday, April 23, Salve Regina officials were joined by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and university trustee/benefactor Thomas A. Rodgers III in announcing the establishment of the university’s new graduate program in nursing, as well as a $1 million gift from...

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