Rhode Island College Student Union

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04/29/2023

RIC END Spring Week: “An Evening of Mystery” Masquerade Ball
TONIGHT! Saturday, April 29, 2023
8:00pm
Student Union Ballroom
Pre-registration Required:
tinyurl.com/RIC-Masquerade-Ball
Sponsored by Residential Life & Housing

Intrigue and decadence await you and your guest at this masquerade ball-themed event which dates back to the 14th and 15th centuries. There will be music, dancing, hor d’oeuvres, photo booth, and MUCH more! Come dressed in your best for a “Night of Mystery”!

04/26/2023

TODAY!
RIC END Spring Week: Celebrate Seniors
Wednesday April 26, 2023
11:00pm-2:30pm
Quad (Rain Location SU Ballroom)
Sponsored by Student Activities

Everyone’s invited to hang out on the Quad for the afternoon in celebration of RIC SENIORS heading into commencement in just a few weeks! The whole afternoon features music performance by RIC’s Symien, Stbrn Sal & Teevio -- as well as John “The Human Spotify” Rush (with Acoustic Karaoke to pull up talent from the crowd), graduation-themed “Chalk-a-Square” contest for $25/$50/$75 gift cards,” Del’s Lemonade give-a-way at RIC Giving Tables, rock wall, ice cream sponsored by the Freshmen Class and FUN for everyone!

04/25/2023

TONIGHT!!!!
RIC END Spring Week: EXTREME Drag Queen BINGO
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
7:00pm
Gaige 100
Sponsored by Student Activities
You’ve never seen BINGO be so much fun -- featuring event hosts Haley Start and LaDiva Jonz! EXTREME PRIZES include 10 inch iPad, Air Pods, Portable Speaker, $$$ Gift Cards, and MORE!

04/19/2023

2023 RIC-END Spring Week is a long-standing Student Activities tradition at RI College intended to celebrate the end of the semester and give students a chance to have fun and relax before the start of exams.

Be sure to check out these and other campus events at www.ric.edu/events -- and be sure to follow us at .

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 04/19/2023

Kudos to the Office of Student Life and Unity Center for hosting FRESH CHECK DAY on the Quad today! It was a huge success with plenty of hands-on, uplifting and fun things to do in support of mental health awareness and su***de prevention!

04/12/2023

TODAY!!
Mobile Blood Drive
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
10:00am – 5:00pm
Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K)
Open to the RIC Community!
Pre-schedule if possible: www.ribc.org/drives
Sponsored by the RIC Student Activities
The RI College Mobile Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 10am – 5pm in a Bloodmobile parked in the Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K). All donors will be entered into a drawing for a four pack of Showcase movie tickets as well as a weekly drawing for a $250 Best Buy gift card. Appointments by appointment by visiting www.ribc.org/drives to book (Sponsor Code 0003), but walk-in’s may be accommodated if safe spacing permits at time of arrival. Do not forget to eat, hydrate, bring your driver’s license or another form of ID when you donate. Sponsored RIC Student Activities.

04/11/2023

TOMORROW!
Mobile Blood Drive
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
10:00am – 5:00pm
Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K)
Open to the RIC Community!
Pre-schedule if possible: www.ribc.org/drives
Sponsored by the RIC Student Activities
The RI College Mobile Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 10am – 5pm in a Bloodmobile parked in the Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K). All donors will be entered into a drawing for a four pack of Showcase movie tickets as well as a weekly drawing for a $250 Best Buy gift card. Appointments by appointment by visiting www.ribc.org/drives to book (Sponsor Code 0003), but walk-in’s may be accommodated if safe spacing permits at time of arrival. Do not forget to eat, hydrate, bring your driver’s license or another form of ID when you donate. Sponsored RIC Student Activities.

04/07/2023

Mobile Blood Drive
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
10:00am – 5:00pm
Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K)
Open to the RIC Community!
Pre-schedule if possible: www.ribc.org/drives
Sponsored by the RIC Student Activities
The RI College Mobile Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 10am – 5pm in a Bloodmobile parked in the Student Union Loop (Parking Lot K). All donors will be entered into a drawing for a four pack of Showcase movie tickets as well as a weekly drawing for a $250 Best Buy gift card. Appointments by appointment by visiting www.ribc.org/drives to book (Sponsor Code 0003), but walk-in’s may be accommodated if safe spacing permits at time of arrival. Do not forget to eat, hydrate, bring your driver’s license or another form of ID when you donate. Sponsored RIC Student Activities.

04/05/2023

TODAY! Positively RIC! Prize Pickup Party from 12-2pm in the Beestro Cafe!

04/05/2023

TOMORROW!! Prize Pickup Party for Positively RIC! Check out their Instagram for more details -

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/26/2023

It's the FINAL WEEK of Positively RIC! Attend events to earn points towards prizes- attend 6 or more events and receive a swag bag and entry into the RAFFLE for the GRAND PRIZE: two Six Flags tickets complete with fast pass and meals!! Lots of events to choose from!

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/24/2023

Next week is the FINAL WEEK of Positively RIC! Attend events to earn points towards prizes- attend 6 or more events and receive a swag bag and entry into the RAFFLE for the GRAND PRIZE: two Six Flags tickets complete with fast pass and meals!! Lots of events to choose from!

03/24/2023

Today's Positively RIC! event - Learn How to Knit: Meditation in Motion!! from 11am-12pm in Horace Mann 103. Beginner concepts explored. Casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, binding off and seaming together. Make a scarf or headband. Sample yarn fibers and needles supplied. Bring your own favorite yarn and needles if you have them.

03/23/2023

Tomorrow's Positively RIC! event for Friday, March 24!

Learn How to Knit: Meditation in Motion
1:00am - 12:00pm
Horace Mann 103
Knitting for beginners. Learn that 2 sticks and a string can evolve into creating knitted fabric. Beginner concepts explored. Casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, binding off and seaming together. Make a scarf or headband. Sample yarn fibers and needles supplied. Bring your own favorite yarn and needles if you have them.

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/23/2023

Today's Positively RIC! events! Attend events to earn points towards prizes.

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/22/2023

TOMORROW! Positively RIC! events on Thursday, 3/23:

Get to Know RIC Human Resources!
Donovan Dining Center
12:00 - 2:00pm
Connect with RIC HR and play Connect Four games!

“Porch Treasure”: Black American Storytelling as a Guidebook for Public Engagement
Gaige 200
12:30-2pm
RSVP HERE: tinyurl.com/SCL23

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/22/2023

TODAY! Earn points towards Positively RIC! prizes for attending these events.

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/21/2023

Check out TOMORROW'S Positively RIC! events for Wednesday, March 22!!!

Brewdiful Day with Learning 4 Life!
12:00 - 2:00pm
Donovan Dining Center
Stop by to join Learning for Life for a warm cup o' joe and treats while spreading the positive messages!!!

Cooking Con Omi! A Demonstration by Omi Hopper
5:00 - 6:30pm
Faculty Dining Center in Donovan Dining Center
In honor of Women's History Month, Latin American Student Organization (LASO) and the Unity Center are delighted to host a cooking demonstration by Omi Hopper, the Next Level Chef contestant and successful social media influencer ( on TikTok) celebrating and sharing her Puerto Rican culture. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfiZvw35Q981GLkrPJaZc55qFGhp5UEdZ4wrLEdjMlHapNpZQ/viewform

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/20/2023

Tomorrow's Positively RIC! events are a Women Veterans Panel presented by the Military Resource Center & Unity Center and a Make Your Own Popcorn event with the Food 4 Thought Pantry!

POSITIVELY RIC!: Women Veterans Panel
Tuesday, March 21
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Alger 110
RSVP: bit.ly/ucmrc23
Presented by the Military Resource Center & Unity Center

In honor of Women's History Month, please join us for a panel discussion on the experiences of women veterans. Our esteemed panelists include: Tricia Boucher, Patricia Crawford, Maija Hill, and Jennifer Whitworth. Moderated by Savannah Finan. Light refreshments provided.

POSITIVELY RIC!: Food 4 Thought Popcorn Party
Tuesday, March 21
1:00pm-2:00pm
Donovan Dining Center
Presented by Food 4 Thought Pantry

Come by and create your own flavor of freshly popped popcorn while learning about the Food 4 Thought Pantry right here on the RIC campus serving our students.

03/20/2023

Start your week off right with Project ExCEL for Multilingual Karaoke Hour!!! This event is part of Positively RIC! - earn points for prizes in the month of March.

03/19/2023

Join Project ExCEL for Multilingual Karaoke Hour as part of Positively RIC! Monday, March 20 from 10:00 - 11:00am in the Student Union Ballroom. Can't wait to see you there!

03/17/2023

Here's what's coming up in week 2 of Positively RIC!, Monday 3/20-Friday, 3/24. Check out the full list of events through the end of March here: https://www.ric.edu/positivelyric

03/17/2023

TODAY! CAMPUS CLEANUP as part of the Positively RIC! series- Join us for a walk around the campus as we help RIC stay litter free! Meet us outside of the Student Union Beestro at 10:00am! We’ll start at 10:15 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m. to chat over pizza.

03/16/2023

Tomorrow!! To wrap up Week 1 of Positively RIC! we have a Campus Clean Up Event on Friday, March 17 from 10:00am - 12:30pm and meeting outside of the Student Union Beestro!

Join us for a walk around the campus as we help RIC stay litter free! Meet us outside of the Student Union Beestro at 10:00am! We’ll start at 10:15 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m. to chat over pizza.

03/16/2023

TODAY! From 11am-12pm in Student Union 306 - Learn how to take awesome headshots with your phone camera as part of Positively RIC!

03/15/2023

Tomorrow's Positively RIC! event will show you how to take amazing headshots with your phone camera! Thursday, March 16 from 11am-12pm in Student Union 206. Hope to see you there! Earn one point per event you attend and put those towards prizes at the end of the event series.

Photos from Rhode Island College Student Union's post 03/14/2023

Check out tomorrow's Positively RIC! lineup:

POSITIVELY RIC!: Henna & Airbrush Tattoos
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
11:00am – 3:00pm
Donovan Dining Center
Presented by Student Activities

Stop by and choose from a variety of stencils that are transferred onto your skin and hand traced for your temporary henna tattoo or select colors from templates for an airbrush design.

POSITIVELY RIC!: "Meet your Major" Event
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
12:00pm-1:30pm
Student Union Ballroom
Presented by Office of Academic Advising

This fair-style event will be highlighting majors from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, in the fields of social sciences, sciences, mathematics, humanities and arts.

Positively RIC!: Organizing for Black Maternal Health in Rhode Island: Workshop on SISTA Fire's Campaign Strategy and Organizing Approach
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
12:00noon – 2:00pm
Unity Center
RSVP: bit.ly/sfric23
Presented by the Unity Center & Harambee

In honor of Women's History Month, we are delighted to host SISTA Fire RI for a workshop about what it means to organize, why Black Maternal Health, and what SISTA Fire has accomplished. Snacks will be provided.

POSITIVELY RIC!: Crafts with the Disability Services Center
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
2:00pm-3:00pm
Horace Mann 103
Presented by Disability Services Center

The Disability Services Center welcomes you to join us in making some fidget spinners!

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Club Corridor

It’s never a dull or dark day here in the Union! Above is a photo of our club corridor, where some of the largest clubs on campus have their offices. Meetings, parties, and more happen on a daily basis up in the corridor on the third floor of the soon-to-be renovated Union building, the most student-centered building on campus!

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