News - Salve Regina University

$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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Comprehensive EMT course brings students, security officers together

Two Salve students arrive quickly to the scene, where a car has crashed head-on into a tree. The driver, still strapped in his seatbelt, isn’t responding so the students spring into action. “Take inline stabilization of the neck and manual stabilization of the head,” commands...

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Salve Regina to offer RI’s only advanced graduate certificate program in substance abuse and treatment

Responding to the growing need for trained counselors in substance abuse and treatment, both nationally and in Rhode Island, Salve Regina University has developed a new Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in substance abuse and treatment. It is the only advanced...

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Peter Singer, cybersecurity director at Brookings Institution, presents public talk

Peter W. Singer, senior fellow and director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, will present a public talk, “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs To Know” on Tuesday, April 15 at 7 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall,...

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SRU Dance presents spring performance April 12-13

Salve Regina’s student-run dance organization, SRU Dance, will present its spring performance, “Work Hard, Play Hard,” on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13 in the Rodgers Recreation Center. This spring’s performance will include 26 dances in styles of tap, jazz, lyrical...

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New leadership studies program offers adults opportunity to complete their degrees

A new bachelor’s degree in leadership studies for continuing education students has been designed to equip future leaders with the diverse skills necessary to manage and lead in an increasingly complex organizational landscape. Enrollment for the program, based at Salve...

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Jon Batiste and Stay Human present jazz workshops, perform at Casino Theatre April 30

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival on International Jazz Day, Wednesday, April 30, a concert by Jon Batiste and Stay Human will be presented at the historic Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Presented by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and...

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Scott Zeman named next provost, vice president of academic affairs

Scott C. Zeman, the dean of Biscayne College for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Fla., will be the next provost/vice president for academic affairs at Salve Regina University, starting in July. Zeman, a historian who teaches in...

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Students host 33rd East Bay Area Special Olympics on April 12

For the 33rd year, Salve Regina student volunteers will host the Rhode Island East Bay Area Special Olympics on Aquidneck Island. This year’s Games kick off on Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at Gaudet Middle School in Middletown. Teams from high schools...

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Graduate program in health care administration and management ranked among nation’s best

Salve Regina’s master’s degree program in health care administration and management has been featured as a top program in the country by Best Online Colleges (www.bestonlinecollges.org). The 2014 list includes 34 schools and combines elements like enrollment statistics and...

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