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  • Alumni John Scott standing in front of the Roger Williams University sign outside on a day with a blue clear sky.

    Impacting the Community Every Step of the Way 

    John Scott, ϲ Class of 2001

    Criminal Justice

    With the help of University College’s flexible scheduling, John Scott ’01 was able to climb the ranks at the Rhode Island Training School (RITS) in Cranston, R.I. To reach this place, Scott followed a path that met his individual needs.

  • Destani

    Persistence Paid Off: Career Pathways in Action

    Destani Madej

    Destani Madej moved from New Jersey to Rhode Island as a 26 year old single mother who knew nobody in the state. Once in Rhode Island, she enrolled in the Legal Assistant program offered through

  • Autumn

    I Dictate The Narrative of My Life: Career Pathways in Action

    Autumn Johnson

    I have been given the resources and tools I need to help manifest my visions of my future into the reality of my future.  This program has helped show me that I dictate the narrative of my life, no one else and with that being said, I was able to secure a full time job at a very successful law firm just a few weeks after my graduation date.

  • Linda Gendron

    Achieving Her Lifetime Goal

    Linda Gendron, ϲ Class of 2012

    Public Administration

    For Linda Gendron '12, earning a college degree had been a lifetime goal that ϲ helped her achieve.

  • Joe Mattiello

    Staying Current

    Joe Mattiello, ϲ Class of 2013

    Although he already had earned an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Joe Mattiello '13 was focused on advancing his career and expanding his options as a Field Application Engineer for Taco hydronic systems in Cranston, RI.

  • Kashia Jennings

    Pursuing Her Goals

    Kashia Jennings, ϲ Class of 2015

    After completing a 12 week Legal Assistant Certificate Program in the fall of 2015 with University College, Kashia Jennings was offered a part-time position with the RI Department of Human Services.

  • Johanna Bravo

    Keep Looking Forward

    Johanna Bravo, ϲ Class of 2013

    Johanna Bravo '13 shares her story at the 2014 Student Recognition Event and offers a piece of advice for future students that find themselves in a similar situation. 

  • Jennifer Lin

    Family Success

    Jennifer Lin, ϲ Class of 2017

    Professional Legal Studies

    Jennifer Lin '17 worked full-time as a paralegal while she earns a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies at University College. Her degree will help her advance in her career and set her on a path toward her ultimate career goal: becoming a lawyer.

  • China Yang

    Capitalizing on Opportunity

    China Yang

    China Yang, a senior at the Juanita Sanchez Educational Complex, has taken a number of courses at University College including one where she helped start a certified nonprofit.