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    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Monday, April 24, 2017
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Campus Announcements

    Intramural Golf Tournament on May 6

    Attention Golfers: Time is running out to join us for the end of the year Intramural Golf Tournament on May 6 at 11a.m. at Touisett Country Club, 221 Pearse Rd, Swansea, MA 02777. Prices are $50 for undergraduates and $65 for staff or faculty. With the purchase of tickets you get 18 holes of golf with a cart, a T-shirt, and lunch. The team with the lowest scramble score, longest drive and closest to the pin competitions wins the 1st place. You will not find a cheaper tournament to play in anywhere! For more information please contact Mike Gallagher at


    Grant Writing Workshop for Faculty and Administrators on April 26

    Interested in applying for federal, state, or foundation grants but don’t know where to start? Have a great research or program idea and want to explore how to write a grant for external funding? Join us for a Grant Writing Workshop for faculty and administrators presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs on Wednesday, April 26 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in SE115.

    Workshop topics include: how to find grant opportunities; tips for improving your chances for funding; elements of a strong proposal; developing a budget; grant policies and procedures at RWU and next steps after receiving an award notification. Participants will receive a binder that includes sample proposals, grant writing tips, resources for identifying grant opportunities, and RWU guidelines.

    Still have questions? We are happy to schedule follow-up consultations on specific topics such as proposal development, budget preparation, or how to use search engines to find grant opportunities.

    To register for the workshop or for further information, contact Joyce Botelho at or via phone at ext. 3552.


    Cap and Gown Distribution for all Graduating RWU Students

    The Bookstore will hold its annual week-long event — Countdown to Commencement 2017 — during the week of April 24-29. All graduating students are encouraged to come into the Bookstore during this time to pick up their regalia and take advantage of the “in-store” special offers, including raffles for diploma frames, class ring discounts and a one-time discount off clothing [a special coupon is provided during “pick up”] for this week only! The Bookstore will continue to distribute caps and gowns every day, from the start of this Countdown through Friday, May 19.


    Now Hiring Waterfront Monitors for the Summer

    Are you going to be on campus this summer or in the Bristol area? We are hiring Waterfront Safety Monitors who oversee the kayak and paddleboarding program. Interested candidates must have powerboating experience and current CPR certification. If interested, please email Amanda Callahan at


    Mindful Roger, a Weekly Moment of Meditation, Quiet and Intercession

    "Mindful Roger: Meditation, Quiet, Intercession" begins on Thursday afternoons on March 9, from 12:00-12:30 p.m. in CAS 126. Sometimes we all need a place just to stop and re-engage the heart, mind, and soul. Join us for a new offering from the Spiritual Life Office each week on Thursdays from 12:00-12:30 p.m. in CAS 126. Mindful Roger is a time for meditation, quiet reflection, and intercession. Sessions will include music, readings, the naming of concerns, and quiet. Led by Rev. Nancy Hamlin Soukup, University Multifaith Chaplain and Director, Office of Spiritual Life. Rev. Nancy is creating an email list for those interested in regular updates on "Mindful Roger." If you want to be added to the email list or for more information, email