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Saturday, March 2, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Nearly 100 Salve Regina University Students danced their way to raising more than $12,000 for Hasbro Children's Hospital.
On February 23 and 24, nearly 100 Salve Regina University students took part in the 18-hour Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Dance Marathon at Ochre Court in Newport. The event raised $12,742 to benefit pediatric medical care, education and research at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Six patient families participated and shared their stories, and students remained standing throughout the event while dancing and playing games. “We are grateful to all the student leaders and volunteers at Salve Regina who supported Hasbro Children’s Hospital through this amazing and enjoyable event,” said Pamela Murchie Mehr, cause-related marketing officer for Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The following Newport students made the Dean's List at Salve Regina University.
The following hometown residents were named to the Dean's List during the fall 2012 semester at Salve Regina University: Alexander Antonopoulos of Newport, RI, a junior majoring in Biology . Megan Buchanan of Newport, RI, a junior majoring in Nursing . Jennifer Jones of Newport, RI, a senior majoring in Administration of Justice . Alyssa Maiuri of Topsfield, RI, a junior majoring in Psychology . Andrew Ready of Newport, RI, a junior majoring in Biology . Brenna Sanches of Newport, RI, a senior majoring in Sociology & Anthropology . Sarah Winsor of Newport, RI, a senior majoring in Special Education . Abigail Bianchi of Newport, RI, a freshman majoring in Psychology . Niamh Lehane of Newport, RI, a junior majoring in Philosophy . To …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Salve Regina University community came together to create a memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Salve Regina University students, faculty and created a memorial on Monday for the victims of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Rich O’Neill, general carpenter in the university’s facilities office, constructed the crosses honoring the victims. The memorial was installed on the lawn outside the Salve Regina chapel. View the gallery above for more photos. Want to know how to help the Newtown community? Find out here.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Last Friday, Salve Regina University sent out a crime alert for two reported assaults.
Last Friday, Salve Regina University issued the following Crime Alert to students and faculty: Synopsis: On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. the Office of Safety and Security was notified by a third party that at approximately 8:15 p.m., a female Salve Regina student was assaulted while walking on Ruggles Avenue near Founders and Wallace Halls. The reported incident occurred when an automobile passed the student’s location and then stopped, backed up, and stopped again close to the student. A passenger yelled a homophobic remark, and then another passenger exited the vehicle, walked over to the student and punched her in the face. Two or three other males inside the vehicle were laughing as the vehicle drove west toward Bellevue…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The former Salve Regina University student accused of killing a rabbit and playing with its corpse was sentenced today.
The man accused of killing a rabbit and using it as a hockey puck was avoided a prison sentence from a judge in exchange for a guilty plea, WPRI.com reports. Nicholas A. Coyle, a former Salve Regina University student who was 19 at the time of the incident, was arrested last November on felony malicious killing of an animal and cruelty to animals charges. Coyle allegedly killed a rabbit with a hockey stick and then used the body as a puck, police reports said. He was sentenced to 11 months of home confinement with two months to serve and a nine month suspended sentence. Read the full story here.
Friday, August 31, 2012
According to a letter sent out from the Salve Regina University President, the driver was a university professor.
The 55-year-old man killed in an accident on Bellevue Avenue this morning was a Salve Regina University professor, according to an email from President Sister Jane Gerety to the university community. The email, RE: "Prayer Request for Dr. Peter Liotta" reads: It saddens me to inform you of the passing of Dr. Peter Liotta, who was killed in a car accident early this morning. Dr. Liotta was beloved by his students, respected among colleagues and renowned internationally for his prolific writing and expertise on world issues. During Dr. Liotta’s tenure as executive director of Salve Regina’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, he produced high caliber programs that were both timely in nature and relevant. His …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Howard Sutton addressed Salve Regina University's 2012 graduates during its 62nd commencement on Sunday.
Slow down and fend off distraction, graduates were advised during Salve Regina University’s 62nd commencement on Sunday, May 20. That message took on particular relevance considering it was offered by the publisher, president and CEO of the state’s largest newspaper. “After all, my colleagues and I are in the business of selling the topical — much of it wrapped in seeming urgency and sent with increasing speed,” Howard G. Sutton II told his listeners. “And a lot of it is interactive with readers. In other words, we can be pretty hyper-active, too.” Sutton said that while the technological and telecommunications revolution has brought much good, he cautioned that it has brought bad as well. While we have constant access to news and …
Monday, April 30, 2012
The Seahawks soared over California Maritime 22-15 in Glendale, Colo.
The Salve Regina Seahawks men’s rugby team took home the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) National Championship on Sunday after defeating California Maritime 22-15 in Glendale, Colo. According to a press release from Salve Regina University Athletics, this is the Seahawks' second straight appearance in the NSCRO championships. Salve previously lost in the semifinals against Longwood. The Seahawks traveled almost 2,000 miles to Infinity Park in Colorado for the NSCRO playoffs and advanced to the championship after winning their match on Saturday against Franciscan University, 29-20. Winning the New England Rugby Football Union (NERFU) title 22-19 over Tufts and the Region 1 - NorthEast championship 34-33 over Molloy last …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Nicholas A. Coyne plead not guilty in Superior Court today, the Providence Journal reports.
The Salve Regina University student who was accused of killing a rabbit last November has pleaded not guilty to a malicious killing of an animal charge on Thursday, the Providence Journal reports.. According to the police reports provided to Patch from November, Nicholas A. Coyle, 20, of Merrick, N.Y., killed a rabbit with a hockey stick and used the body as a puck. The incident occurred on Nov. 4 at 24 Middleton Ave. in Newport and was reported to the Newport Police Department by the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.