Events

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**Denotes RWU Law School Alumni Events

SPRING 2022:

Champions for Justice**
Event Postponed - April 2022 Date TBD

A special evening that celebrates and supports the RWU Law School students, alumni, partners and friends whose exceptional devotion to social justice increases access to justice for all.

“Hidden Truths: Stories of Race and Place” Series for 2021-22
“Black Women Characters in Brazilian Literature” by Fernanda Righi, Lecturer of Spanish
Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m.

View event here at scheduled time.

“Hidden Truths: Stories of Race and Place” Series for 2021-22
“(Just)ice for Emmett” by Aaron Allen, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies
Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m.

View event here at scheduled time.

United States Supreme Court Bar Admission Alumni Swearing-in Ceremony**
March 30, 2022

“Hidden Truths: Stories of Race and Place” Series for 2021-22
“Refugee Resettlement, Resilience, & Resistance: Southeast Asians Against State Violence” by Keith Catone, Executive Director of CYCLE, with Chanda Womack, of ARISE, and Sarath Suong, of Southeast Asian Freedom Network 
Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

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Reunion Weekend 2022 - Celebrating classes ending in 2 and 7
June 10-12, 2022
 


Roger Williams University Event Calendar

SAAHP Events

RWU Law Campus Calendar

DECEMBER 2021:

Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception**
December 9, 2021 at 5:30pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence

NOVEMBER 2021:

“Hidden Truths: Stories of Race and Place” Series for 2021-22
“Europeans in India: A Story of Race and Empire” by Rupayan Gupta, Professor of Economics
Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m
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View event here at scheduled time.

Equitea Book & Media Club
Wednesday, Nov 17 at 3p.m.
Mary Tefft White 

 
Selected Tea: Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

RWU's Inaugural First-Generation Day
November 4, 2021

 

OCTOBER 2021:

RWU Virtual Fall Internship & Career Fair
October 6, 2022 from 2:00-4:00pm

Through the virtual internship & career fair hosted on Handshake, alumni and students will have the opportunity to meet with employers in group and 1:1 video sessions. This fair is best suited for alumni 0-3 years out as employers at this particular event will be looking for recent grads for entry level positions and/or current students for internships. 

RWU Arts Alumni Exhibit Opening Night at Herreshoff Musuem
October 7, 2022 from 4:00-7:00pm
In Cages with Lions
An interdisciplinary Arts Exhibition featuring creative works from the performing, communication and visual arts. Curated by Alexander Castro '14, Providence based writer and critic. Co-sponsored by the Roger Williams Alumni Association. For more information, please contact Liz Duffy at eduffy@rwu.edu.

“Hidden Truths: Stories of Race and Place” Series for 2021-22
“An Uncomfortable Truth: How Law is Used as a Weapon To Oppress and Subjugate The Indigenous Peoples of New England” by James Diamond, Visiting Professor of Law 
October 11, 2022 at 7:30 p.m
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Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 21-24, 2021
Homecoming & Family Weekend is a time-honored tradition at Roger Williams University and we are excited to welcome Families and Alumni to our events this year.   

17th Annual Captain's Cup
October 23, 2021
We look forward to welcoming all Alumni, Family and Friends of RWU Sailing back to campus for a great day of sailing and hanging out with new and old friends. All the boats will be rigged by the undergrads, and the day includes continental breakfast, lunch, and awards dinner.
 

June 4-6, 2021
Roger Reunion Bristol
Celebrating the classes ending in 1 & 6!

June-August 2021
Roger on the Road

April 6, 2021
Virtual Trivia

April 22, 2021
Lunch & Learn Series
Alumni Panel: Public Relations, Communications and Marketing

March 3, 2021 
Daughter of Dissidents - Jewher Ilham & Akeda Pulati
Virtual Event presented in conjunction with Scholars at Risk, and Scholars at Risk’s Student Advocacy Seminar Programs.

March 15, 2021
Talking About Race Through Storytelling & Music (The 21st John H. Birss Memorial Lecture)
Virtual event presented in conjunction with the Mary Tefft White Endowment.

March 22, 2021
Novelist Adam Haslett (The 8th Annual Bermont Fellowship Public Talk)
Virtual event presented in conjunction with the Mary Tefft White Endowment, and Rogers Free Library’s Jane Bodell Fund.

March 31, 2021
Career Fair

December 9, 2020
Alumni Holiday Reception – Virtual Wine Tasting

December 16, 2020
Lunch & Learn - Careering for Hawks with CCPD

November 10, 2020
RWU Alumni Book Club Lunch Gathering

November 12, 2020
Bingo Night

November 18, 2020
Lunch & Learn: From RWU to ESPN with Steve Ackels ’94

November 19, 2020
Lunch & Learn: Meet the Alumni Board and share your ideas 

October 3, 2020
Magician Trent James

October 4, 2020
Alumni Volunteer Gathering with Admissions

October 5, 2020
A Cash Course: Managing your Finances in College & After

October 7, 2020
RWU Virtual Internship & Career Fair Experience

October 8, 2020
Robert Pinsky – Poet and Former US Poet Laureate

October 10, 2020
Grayson DeWolfe

October 13, 2020
RWU Alumni Book Club - The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

October 14, 2020
Lunch & Learn - What an Admission Counselor Looks For
Tips & tricks to help your student navigate the college search process - Felicia Greco ’17, Admission Counselor.

October 15, 2020
Virtual Welcome to the City – Boston

October 19 – 24
Alumni Virtual Homecoming Week
Events included:

  • Keynote Address with President Miaoulis and Provost Everett
  • Job Search Strategies for the COVID Economy
  • 1950s, 60s 70s – Golden Decades Celebration
  • Athletics Reunion
  • Virtual Welcome to the City – Metro NYC
  • Virtual Trivia Night
  • Intercultural Center Reunion
  • Planned Giving Webinar - Planning for Your Future
  • Queer and Trans Networking Hour: Connecting Alumni with Current Students

October 26, 2020
Alumni of Color Network Conversation with Students 

September 21, 2020
Patrolman Gregory W. Bolden '98 M'05 Scholarship Event 
In lieu of an annual golf tournament and dinner, we held a virtual cocktail hour.

September 23, 2020
Responding to COVID-19: Lessons from the AIDS Epidemic
Former US Congressman Henry Waxman in conversation with Boston Globe reporter Edward Fitzpatrick

September 26, 2020
Winner of the Voice Javier Colon

September 28, 2020
Resume Day

September 29, 2020
Outside of Quarantine: The Economy, Jobs & Career in an Uncertain Time