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Salve Regina to award 704 degrees during its 66th commencement ceremony on May 15

Salve Regina President Jane Gerety, RSM, will confer 704 degrees on Sunday, May 15, when the university celebrates its 66th commencement on the Oceanside lawn of McAuley Hall. The academic procession steps off at 9:15 a.m., with the ceremony slated to begin beneath the...

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Salve Regina names nursing department to honor multi-generational support of Rodgers family

The Rodgers Family Department of Nursing was officially dedicated today by Salve Regina University’s Board of Trustees to honor the passion of their longtime fellow trustee, the late Thomas A. Rodgers III, and to pay tribute to the multi-generational support of the entire...

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Shura Baryshnikov to discuss creative freedom, acceptance of self during Atwood Lecture on April 27

Shura Baryshnikov, co-founding artistic director of Doppelgänger Dance Collective, will talk about “Mercy Me: Creative Freedom through Acceptance of Self” when she presents the Atwood Lecture at Salve Regina University. Free and open to the public, Baryshnikov’s talk will be...

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University hosts Arboretum Week activities April 21-29

The University is planning several on-campus activities April 21-29 in conjunction with Newport Arboretum Week, a series of activities that call attention to the city’s legendary urban forest that is now suffering from significant losses in its population of magnificent...

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Environmental Club screens “REUSE!” documentary, hosts Q&A with filmmaker on April 20

Salve Regina’s Environmental Club, in collaboration with Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp., will present a one-time screening of “REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet,” and host a Q&A with the film’s director, Alex Eaves, as part of the university’s Earth Week...

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Dance minors present annual ‘Student Choreography Showcase’ on April 21-23

Salve Regina University’s dance minors will present new dance works in their annual Student Choreography Showcase, which is being directed by assistant professor of dance Lindsay Guarino and 2015 Salve Regina graduate Cayley Christoforou. Performances will be given in Megley...

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Now in its 20th year, Expressive Arts Institute accepting applications for its foundation course

The Expressive Arts Institute at Salve Regina University, which is celebrating 20 years of successfully implementing a holistic approach into the training of skilled professionals, is accepting applications for its foundation course being offered in three 3-day-weekend...

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SRU Dance presents spring performance April 15-16

SRU Dance, Salve Regina’s student-run dance organization, will present its spring performance, “Move,” on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 in the Rodgers Recreation Center. This spring’s performance will feature 24 dances in styles of hip hop, jazz, tap, contemporary...

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Award-winning poet Jane Springer presents public reading on April 21

Celebrated poet Jane Springer, a National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient and Whiting Writers’ Award winner who teaches literature and creative writing at Hamilton College in upstate New York, will present a poetry reading when she visits Salve Regina’s campus next...

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Department of music, theatre and dance presents spring concerts

Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance has several spring concerts on tap, including performances from the university’s choral groups along with the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the Newport County Orchestra. Admission is $8 for general and $5 for...

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