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Laura Faria-Tancinco
Coordinator of Project ExCEL
Professional Studies and Continuing Education

Project ExCEL Office:
(401) 456-9016
Texts: (401) 764-4947

Roberts Hall (Suite 303)

Brian Stevens
Assistant Director - Undergraduate Admissions
Admissions Office

(401) 456-8234

Forman Center 110​

​Project ExCEL

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Welcome to our multilingual community at Rhode Island College!

Project ExCEL supports multilingual students at RIC by providing academic and non-academic support.​

Academic Support

This program supports multilingual students and language learners academically through:

  • ExCEL Courses
  • Referrals to tutors and other RIC academic support services (OASIS, the Math Center, the Writing Center, etc.)
  • Peer study groups
  • Academic networking between peers
  • Personalized advice for navigating RIC administrative services (Financial Aid Office, Bursar’s Office, advising, etc.)
  • And more!!

For more information about Project ExCEL courses, click here.

Non-Academic Support

We also support multilingual students by making connections to:

  • ExCEL Student Mentors
  • Referrals for campus resources (Counseling Services, Learning for Life)
  • Resources on and off campus (food, housing, etc.)
  • Peer to peer social networking
  • Meet other multilingual students at RIC

To meet our Project ExCEL Student Mentors, click here.​​

Page last updated: August 28, 2019