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Students to meet, interview refugees for class project on immigration, cultural diversity

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 22, 2016) – On the next two Saturdays, 22 Salve Regina University students will be meeting and interviewing clients from Providence’s Refugee Dream Center, after which they will transcribe and edit their interviews, and send the finished product back to...


Pell Center announces public events lineup for fall

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 15, 2016) – Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy will be presenting a wide array of public events this fall, with topics ranging from the ethical challenges of new technologies, to the history and legacy of...


Lily Haseotes Bentas Center dedication honors service, generosity of Cumberland Farms executive

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 14, 2016) – A newly constructed 23,000-square-foot academic wing on Salve Regina’s seaside campus will be named in honor of Cumberland Farms Chairman of the Board Lily Haseotes Bentas for her longtime friendship and service to the university.   The Lily...


Hamilton Gallery features ‘Best of Salve Students’ exhibition

NEWPORT, R.I. – (Sept. 13, 2016) – A juried exhibition featuring the artistry of Salve Regina students will open on Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery.   Students, faculty and the general public are welcome to the opening reception and awards ceremony on...


Salve Regina ranking jumps among nation’s best in ‘U.S. News & World Report’

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 13, 2016) – Salve Regina University’s ranking among the best institutions of higher education in the United States climbed four spots from the previous year in an annual survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report that was released today.   In the...


Salve’s Class of 2020 urged be courageous amidst forces of the world

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 6, 2016) – Sheltered comfortably beneath the Convocation tent, Salve Regina’s Class of 2020 received a warm welcome and plenty of sound advice as the university community gathered this afternoon amidst Tropical Storm Hermine to officially kick off the new...


Salve Regina to celebrate Convocation, welcome 554 freshmen in Class of 2020

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 1, 2016) – They hail from 20 states and several countries, including El Salvador, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Greece, Belgium, Mongolia and Ecuador. Rhode Islanders make up 13 percent of Salve Regina’s incoming Class of 2020 and include among them Abby...


Fulbright recipients Andrade, Sanseau will teach languages at Salve Regina in 2016-17

NEWPORT, R.I. (Aug. 25, 2016) – Marc Girones Andrade of Spain and Emmanuel Sanseau of France will serve as teaching assistants and live in Salve Regina’s Language House while taking courses at the university during the 2016-17 academic year. Both are Fulbright Foreign...


Nassim publishes research on ‘Holistic Approach to Helping Minority Students Succeed in College’

NEWPORT, R.I. (Aug. 23, 2016) – Dr. Sami Nassim, director of multicultural programs and retention at Salve Regina University, has published an article, “A Holistic Approach to Helping Minority Students Succeed in College.” His work appears on Rhode Island’s College &...


Exhibition photographers feature special needs children, Newport’s grand society

NEWPORT, R.I. (Aug. 10, 2016) - The work of two prominent photographers with local ties, Elizabeth Ann Kahane and Nicholas Mele, will be featured at Salve Regina University when a summer gallery exhibition, “The Face of Grace: Photographic Portraits,” opens this evening (...