News & Events for Student Veterans
- From Combat Boots to Books: The Challenge of Soldiers Returning to School – The graduation rate for Rhode Island College veterans is five times higher than the national average. What is RIC doing right and what can the nation's colleges do better? Read more...
- Rhode Island College named a Military Friendly School – The list designates RIC as one of the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. Read more...
New Program Eases Veterans' Transition to College Life - October 5, 2010
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Public and Intergovernmental Affairs press release
- Rhode Island College is one of the newest colleges to participate in Vetsuccess, This is part of a national pilot program: only three colleges and universities currently participate. The Veteran Resource Center will be joined by Micaela Black, a vocational counselor from the VA, as early as next week. We are confident that this will greatly enhance Veteran Services here at RIC.
Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education announces in-state tuition program for veterans - 5/18/09