News Category: Success Stories

Reviving Mental Health Care in Rhode Island

Akos Antwi ’14 was working as a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner when she noticed a chronic problem: a lack of mental health resources for individuals after discharge would lead to a revolving door of patients who would end up back at the hospital in renewed crisis. Building on a decade of nursing experience, Antwi partnered with her sister to go into private practice and fill part…

Career Connections

CareerConnect offers direction and connection
URI offers the CareerConnect platform for students and alumni to connect with professionals in their field for career advice. The platform pairs advisers and advisees for focused one on one conversations.
Whether giving advice or getting advice, participants have enjoyed forming new connections and hearing each other’s perspectives on their shared pr…