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Pamela Pereira
Academic Liaison
Contact Information
401-254-3582

Pamela Pereira

Pamela
Pereira
Academic Liaison
Contact Information
401-254-3582

Pamela Pereira is the daughter of a retired RI Army National Guard officer. Her involvement in the RI Army National Guard includes volunteering time for the Family Readiness, Yellow Ribbon, and Gold Star Mothers events. She has been working in the field of education for over 15 years. As an elementary school teacher, she worked with multiple grade levels within the public school system. However, her passion for working with adults who were seeking to improve career skills never waned. She transitioned to career training/adult learning in 2004 and held the position of Business Department Head at the Sawyer School. In this position, she conducted faculty development trainings, developed and piloted curriculum, and taught courses. She has also worked with hundreds of students to encourage academic success and develop career goals. Most recently, she has been volunteering as a math tutor in the Veterans' Gateway to College and Career Success program at the School of Continuing Studies. Ms.

Nathalie Nascimento
Advisor

Nathalie Nascimento

Nathalie
Nascimento
Advisor

Ms. Nascimento is a graduate from the University of Rhode Island. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2005 from the Feinstein College of Continuing Education. In 2008, she earned her Master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Human Development and Family Studies Program. For the last several years, Ms. Nascimento has cultivated her passion to work with students in various institutions of higher education. She brings in a combination of experiences in the areas of admissions, academic advising, program development and teaching.

 “Success is when preparedness meets opportunity”- Unknown

Ariel Wilburn
Project Coordinator and Academic Advisor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3573

Ariel Wilburn

Ariel
Wilburn
Project Coordinator and Academic Advisor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3573
William B. McManus
Adjunct Professor and Advisor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3037
Areas of Expertise: 
Manufacturing Technology

William B. McManus

William B.
McManus
Adjunct Professor and Advisor
Contact Information
(401) 254-3037
Areas of Expertise: 
Manufacturing Technology

Mr. McManus graduate from The School of Continuing Studies in 1982 with a degree in Engineering.  His studies at RWU have led to his success in his career in manufacturing as well as graduate school. Having had to complete his studies while maintaining a full time job, allows him to provide meaningful guidance as a SCS advisor. His manufacturing engineering experience brings real life examples to the classroom, from an international manufacturing perspective. As a veteran of the Navy, Mr. McManus has another life experience that helps him to connect with the SCS active military and veteran students.

“It is a pleasure to help students, and to share in their joy at graduation.”