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 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.

  • A headshot of Alexia Byusa wearing a hardhat

    Beyond Theory

    Alexia Byusa, RWU Class of 2017

    Engineering

    Choosing a college major couldn’t have been simpler for Alexia Byusa. Now she's an RWU alumna with the knowledge and experience to design the cities of tomorrow as a civil engineer.

  • A headshot of Jason Hall

    Discovering Opportunities

    Jason Hall, RWU Class of 2018

    Web Development

    For Jason Hall, being involved with a few of the more than 75 campus clubs and organizations has extended his education at RWU beyond the classroom in a very special way.

  • A headshot of Meghan Curran in a middle school classroom

    Learning for Others

    Meghan Curran, RWU Class of 2017

    Elementary Education

    Meghan Curran, like all RWU students and alumni, is a constant learner unafraid to challenge herself with new experiences and learn new skills that could benefit her elementary students.

  • A headshot of alumni Jim Kelley

    Project Manager

    Jim Kelley, RWU Class of 2016

    Management

    At Roger Williams, learning about leadership can happen both in the classroom and around campus. Jim Kelley is already putting what he learned to good use.