Partner Events


Oct. 17, 2017 | 12 PM-1:30 PM
CRISIS ON CAMPUS: Balancing Transparency & Privacy Through the Lens of Communications, Legal, & Risk Management

AICU Rhode Island, in partnership with The Castle Group, hosted a Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies. The panel discussion, which was moderated by Sandy Lish, co-founder/principal of The Castle Group, included Fred C. Church Inc. Senior Vice President Sam Daume, The Castle Group Vice President Carole McFall, and Holland & Knight Partner Miriam McKendall.

As discussed at the Lunch and Learn, during a crisis, it’s important to provide students and the community with a comprehensive and consistent message that communicates clearly where the institution stands on the issue at hand, reinforces its values, and highlights a plan for moving forward.



Jun. 26, 2017
Navigating the Sea Change Impacting Enrollment Marketing

AICU Rhode Island, in partnership with Schneider Associates, hosted a Lunch & Learn on Monday, June 26, 2017 at Roger Williams University to discuss how enrollment marketing and admissions teams can improve efficiencies, enhance the quality of enrollment campaigns, and positively impact our institutions’ enrollment numbers.


May 1, 2017 | Internship Summit Spring 2017

The first Statewide Internship Summit held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Rhode Island State House. The summit included an internship fair, a keynote speech from Professor Robert Vincent from University of Rhode Island, break out sessions for students and employers, and concluded with a luncheon.



Feb. 7, 2017
Student Debt with Sandy Baum

AICU Rhode Island hosted a “Lunch and Learn” with Sandy Baum for staff from member institutions on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 and discussed findings from her book Student Debt: Rhetoric and Realities of Higher Education Financing. Baum is an expert on higher education finance relating to student debt and affordability.