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, is hosting a Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies, Room 347 (1 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903). Join us for the Lunch and Learn where the panel will use recent examples, such as the decision to end DACA and debates about free speech, to discuss the critical intersection between risk management, legal implications, and communications to effectively connect with your internal and external audiences.

The panel will include Sam Daume, senior vice president at Fred C. Church Inc; Carole McFall, vice president at The Castle Group; and Miriam McKendall, partner at Holland & Knight. The session will be moderated by Sandy Lish, co-founder and principal at The Castle Group.

If you’d like to RSVP or learn more about our Lunch and Learn series, please contact Panhia Lee at



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.