Undergraduate Stories

The RWU student experience is packed with hands-on projects, real-world opportunities, unique program offerings, personalized interactions with faculty, and much more. All of it meant to help students discover their passions while preparing for a successful career and a fulfilling life. Our students are independent thinkers, scholars, leaders, scientists, architects, artists, researchers, world travelers, athletes, and more.

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  • A headshot of Sarah Agnalt

    Affording Excellence

    Sarah Agnalt, RWU Class of 2018

    Engineering

    With RWU’s Affordable Excellence initiative, you’re guaranteed a fixed tuition rate throughout your four years, saving you thousands of dollars and allowing you to more easily plan your college investment.

  • A headshot of Reggie Estinvil

    Combining Marketing and Music

    Reggie Estinvil, RWU Class of 2017

    Music

    At RWU, we encourage you to pursue your interests with another major or minor that will give you an edge on your career path. Reggie Estinvil, a senior from Holbrook, Massachusetts, is a perfect example.

  • A headshot of Jospeh Mckenna

    The Foundation

    Joseph Mckenna, RWU Class of 2011

    Criminal Justice

    Joseph McKenna says it was his hand-on, personalized experience in the Roger Williams' Criminal Justice program that laid the foundation for his success as an associate director of research and evaluation for the Texas School Safety Center.

  • A headshot of Phil Devitt

    Breaking into the Field

    Phil Devitt, RWU Class of 2009

    Communication & Media Studies

    Many of our students find that getting involved on the Roger Williams campus often provides key experiences and skills they can use to build the skills employers want in order to secure future jobs.

  • A headshot of Daymar Rosser

    A Champion Networker

    Daymar Rosser, RWU Class of 2018

    Public Relations

    At RWU, we actively seek students who are willing challenge themselves, try new things and develop real-world experience. Daymar Rosser, a West Philadelphia native who's now captain of RWU's National Champion Polo Team, is a prime example.

  • A headshot of Blair Carroll

    Gaining Experience on Campus

    Blair Carroll, RWU Class of 2013

    Graphic Design Communication

    At Roger Williams, it's not just our academic courses or off-site internship programs that helps us prepare students for a successful life and career. With more than 75 clubs and organizations on campus, Roger Williams provides students ample opportunities to gain the vital skills employers seek without leaving campus.

  • A headshot of Galen Shrand

    Future Change Maker

    Galen Shrand, RWU Class of 2018

    Chinese

    Galen Shrand has always had sights on making a positive impact in the world. Here at RWU, he's being given the skills to do just that. A pivotal experience, so far, has been learning the Chinese language.

  • A headshot of Brittany Watson

    The Right Decision

    Brittany Watson, RWU Class of 2019

    Marketing

    Brittany Watson chose RWU because of its warm, welcoming community. Now, more than ever, Watson is convinced she made the right decision.

  • A headshot of Sarah Wood

    Choosing Her Own Path

    Sarah Wood, RWU Class of 2019

    Political Science

    One of the things Sarah Wood, an Honors Program member who was also recently named to the National Political Science Honor Society, enjoys most about RWU is the flexibility and guidance the university provides to create her own path.

  • A headshot of professor Douglas White

    Cyber Disruptor

    Douglas White, Program Director

    Cybersecurity & Networking

    Professor Douglas White was one of the earliest pioneers in cybersecurity. Now, almost everyone understands what he’s known all along: cybersecurity is a massive issue.